Racing Commissioners International

J. Michael Hopkins - Chair

Edward Martin - President

Welcome to ARCI.


The ARCI (RCI) is the only umbrella organization of the official governing rule making bodies for professional horse and greyhound racing in North America and parts of the Caribbean.


ARCI sets standards for racing regulation, medication policy, drug testing laboratories, totalizator systems, racetrack operation and security, as well as off-track wagering entities.   ARCI's members are the only independent entities recognized to license, enforce, and adjudicate matters pertaining to racing.



Uniformity Report:


Major Policies Afffecting US Thoroughbred Racing.


Greyhound Racing Regulation

The Independent Entities that make and enforce rules pertaining to animal welfare and racing integrity.




RCI Prohibited Substances in Racing


(Uniform Classification

Guidelines for Foreign Substances)

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