Racing Commissioners International

John Ward, Chair

Edward J. Martin, President

Welcome to RCI.


RCI is the only umbrella organization of the officially sanctioned governing rulemaking bodies for professional horse and greyhound racing.


RCI sets standards for racing regulation, medication policy, drug testing laboratories, totalizator systems, racetrack operation and security, and off-track wagering entities.


RCI members are the only independent entities recognized to license, enforce, and adjudicate matters pertaining to racing.



The current version of the

RCI Prohibited Substances in Racing

(Uniform Classification

Guidelines for Foreign Substances)

is Version 8.0

(Click here....)



Performance Enhancing Drugs

in Sport - A common problem facing all.

(Click here.)


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