Maine State Harness Racing Information

The Maine State Harness Racing Commission was established by Title 5, Section 12004G, subsection 32. The Commission is appointed by the Governor to oversee live Harness Racing and Off-Track Betting Facilities as well as the adoption of rules that ensure integrity for participants and fans.

Maine Harness Racing Dates

Harness Racing Statutes

Title 8 Chapter 11: Harness Racing

Harness Racing Rules

(Note: All links to chapters are Microsoft Word documents.)

  • Ch. 1 Administration
  • Ch. 3 Officials and Race Track Personnel
  • Ch. 5 Tracks
  • Ch. 7 Racing
  • Ch. 9 Sire Stakes
  • Ch. 11 Medication and Testing
  • Ch. 13 Pari-Mutuel
  • Ch. 15 Off-Track Betting
  • Ch. 17 Rule Violations; Penalties
  • Ch. 19 Protests, Appeals and Race Date Assignment Hearings
  • Ch. 21 General Hearing Procedures