Jamaica Racing Commission
Regulating and controlling horse racing and the operation of racecourses in Jamaica.
Horse racing is big business in Jamaica and the government has set up a Jamaica Racing Commission, whose task it is to oversee the regulation, functioning, transparency and standards relating to horse racing.
The primary roles of the Jamaica Racing Commission are the following:
- To introduce and implement, or to assist in or undertake the implementation of any scheme for the development of the Jamaican horse racing Industry.
- To regulate and control horse racing and the operation of racecourses in the island.
- To grant licenses and permits as required by virtue of the provisions of the Act.
- To recommend to the Minister the method of utilizing sums, under the Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Act, for assistance to breeders of horses and horse racing generally.
Would you like to learn more? Visit the following link for more details and information: jrc.gov.jm.