Larry Swartzlander
Executive Director
Jerome Hoban
Board Chair, At-Large
Rick Pickering
Board Vice-Chair, Live Racing Chair
Dan Jacobs
Southern Satellite Chair
Kelly Violini
Northern Satellite Chair
Lauri King
WFA Liaison
Stephen Hales
At-Large
Dana Stoehr
At-Large

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

CARF Board and Live Racing Committee Meeting at 11:00 am in the Teleconference in Sacramento, California.  More Info

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

CARF Board and Live Racing Committee Meeting at 11:00 am in the Teleconference in Sacramento, California.  More Info

Thursday, April 1, 2021

CARF Finance Committee Meeting at 3:00 pm in the Teleconference in Sacramento, California.  More Info

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

CARF Board and Live Racing Committee Meeting at 11:00 am in the Teleconference in Sacramento, California.  More Info

Thursday, February 25, 2021

CARF Finance Committee Meeting at 11:30 am in the Teleconference in Sacramento, California.  More Info

CALIFORNIA AUTHORITY OF RACING FAIRS (CARF) represents its member Fairs in matters that relate to horse racing and satellite wagering. CARF's seven-member Board of Directors is elected by its membership from amongst member Fairs.

On behalf of those Fairs that conduct live racing, CARF negotiates joint contracts, manages contractors and vendors, prepares and submits license applications, and manages Host Track simulcast operations.

On behalf of its member Fairs conducting satellite wagering, CARF prepares license applications and provides administrative, procedural, and technical support. Contracts between Fairs and simulcast organizations relating to satellite wagering are negotiated by and through CARF.

CARF formulates and represents advocacy positions on legislative matters in concert with Western Fairs Association and the Division of Fairs and Expositions.

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