Race Office: 253-288-7755
Toll Free: 1-800-736-6324
Race Office Fax: 253-288-7750
Bret Anderson, Director of Racing: 253-288-7751
Rene Harris, Asst. Racing Secretary: 253-288-7752
Jan McDowell, Administrative Assistant: 253-288-7754Jan Baze, Horsemen's Bookkeeper
Dana Claxton, Horsemen's Liaison: 253-288-7753
Vern Baze, Stable Area Superintendent: 253-288-7757
Stable Gate - South: 253-288-7781
Stable Gate - North: 253-288-7782
Lazy K Tack: 253-288-0132
WA Horse Racing Commission: 253-931-6372
Administrative Offices: 253-288-7000
Customer Service & Reservations: 253-288-7711
Will Calls: 253-288-7753
Scratch & Result Line: 253-288-7722
The Horsemen's Liaison
can be reached in the Race Office or by phone at 253-288-7753. The liaison is available to assist owners in arranging box seating, dining reservations, will-calls and hotel accommodations, or to provide information on other local amenities.
is open Wednesdays & Thursdays 8:30 am through 4:00 pm, Fridays 3:00 pm until the last race. On weekends and holidays, the office is open from 11:30 am until the running of the last race. Call 253-288-7760 for inquiries.
Purse money is guaranteed by the HBPA and will be available 48 hours after the running of a race. Owners and trainers are required to deposit jockey fees before a horse starts
Purse money will be available through an HBPA guarantee 48 hours after the day of the race except for stakes races which require WHRC clearance for 1st, 2nd & 3rd placing.
For IRS purposes, it is mandatory that all owners have a W-9 Form on file in the Paymaster's Office before their horses compete. Canadian residents are required to complete a W-7 Form. No funds will be released without these forms on file. The IRS also mandates that Form 8300 be filed whenever cumulative cash deposits of over $10,000 are made into an account.
Owners claiming a horse
must have cleared funds, plus 9.5% King County sales tax for geldings, on account with the paymaster prior to the running of the race. Claim deposits must be cash, cashiers check or cleared purse money.