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Index of State of Delaware Business Licenses and Registrations

Harness Racing

Licenses for owners, trainers, drivers, agents, and groomers.

The Delaware Department of Agriculture Harness Racing Commission regulates and oversees the sport of Harness racing in the state. The commission is also responsible for ensuring that the state and the betting public receive their fair percentages of the wagering dollar by overseeing periodic accounting audits.

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Licenses are valid for such other period as permitted by the Harness Racing Commission. The Commission may establish provisions for temporary licenses or may permit applicants to participate in racing pending action on an application.


Owner, Trainer, and Driver licenses may be obtained for up to 3 years. The fee for a 3-year license is $150. Authorized agent and vendor licenses are $50 and for one year. Groom license is $20 and for one year. All license fees under the Harness Racing Commission is $50. However, the fee for applying for only a groom’s license shall be $20.

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Mark Davis can be contacted by email at by phone at 302-698-4559.


This search covers most of the frequently requested licenses, certifications, registrations, and filings that the State of Delaware requires. However, this is not a fully exhaustive list of every possible requirement. Please consult with the appropriate state agencies to find out if there are additional requirements you must fulfill.

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