Missouri Horse Racing Commission

3417 Knipp Drive
Jefferson City, MO 65109

Phone: (573)-526-4080
Fax: (573)-526-1999

Email: publicrelations@mgc.dps.mo.gov

Details on Board or Commission

Authority: Missouri Constitution Article III, Section 39 (C)

Department: Public Safety

Mission: The Missouri Horse Racing Commission oversees the development and administration of the pari-mutuel horse racing industry in Missouri and encourages the breeding of Missouri horses for use in the racing industry.

Function: The Horse Racing Commission is assigned to the Missouri Gaming Commission and provides advice on matters related to the development and administration of the pari-mutuel horse racing industry in Missouri.


Details on Meetings

Number of meetings: 2 meetings

Location of meetings: Jefferson City; conference call

Duration of meetings: 1 day

Preparation time for meetings: 1 hour

Total time commitment: 2 hours

Details on Members

Total members: 5

Appointed members: 5

Term length: 5 years

Compensation: Members receive reimbursement for realized and necessary expenses.

Member Requirements: no

Political Requirements: yes, not more than 3 members may be members of the same political party

Geographic Requirements: yes, no more than one member may be a resident of any one congressional district or of any single county or of the City of St. Louis

Senate Consent Required: Yes


Vacant Slot
Member 1

Vacant Slot
Member 2

Mr. Wayne D. Duncan(R)
Member 3
Term begins: Apr 15, 2008
Term expires: Mar 15, 2011

Mr. Dick Goodnight(D)
Member 4
Term begins: Sep 10, 1993
Term expires: Mar 15, 1997

Mr. Patrick Barrett
Member 5
St. Louis
Term begins: Apr 19, 2005
Term expires: Mar 15, 2008