First Quarter: Paid by October 31st or the last business day in October
Second Quarter: Paid by January 31st or the last business day in January
Third Quarter: Paid by April 30th or the last business day in April
Fourth Quarter: Paid by July 31st or the last business day in July
An animal is considered Arizona bred if foaled or whelped in Arizona. Breeders’ awards will be paid to the owner or lessee of the female of the animal, at the time the animal was foaled or whelped.
Thoroughbreds and Quarter Horses – ADG contracts with the Arizona Thoroughbred Breeders Association and the Arizona Quarter Horse Racing Association to certify Thoroughbreds and Quarter Horses as Arizona bred, respectively. Please contact these organizations for information about their requirements.
Arizona Thoroughbred Breeders Association (602) 942-1310
Arizona Quarter Horse Racing Association (602) 625-0468
Neither ADG nor the Arizona Racing Commission charge a fee in an Administrative hearing review or appeal. However, court fees may be applicable for a review by the Superior Court.
An order issued by the Director may be appealed. You may request a re-hearing/review by the Director. If the re-hearing/review is not granted, or if the Director upholds the previous decision, you may then request review by the Commission.
Alternatively, you may request a review by the Commission. If the Commission does not grant the review, or if the Commission upholds the Director’s decision, you may appeal to Superior Court for review of the facts of the case. You may appeal the Director’s Order by requesting a re-hearing/review of the decision by the Director; or requesting a review by the Commission; then requesting a review by the Superior Court.
The Director will provide a written decision within 30 days of the date of the hearing. The decision will be sent to you via certified mail or, if an email address is provided, via email.
You, or any witness you may need, may request to appear by telephone. Please make this request at least 5 business days prior to the hearing date so that arrangements can be made, if approved by the Director.
You may submit any pertinent documentation as evidence and you will be afforded the opportunity to present your own witnesses and cross-examine any witnesses presented by the State.
You are not required to be represented by an attorney; however, you may retain one if you desire.
If you have a good reason for delay, you may request, in writing, that a hearing be rescheduled. Please provide a telephone number and email address where you can be reached, you will be contacted and an alternative hearing date will be arranged, if your request is approved by the Director.
Director’s hearings are conducted at the ADG, 1110 West Washington, Suite 450, Phoenix, Arizona, 85007. The hearings begin promptly at the time stated in the Notice of Hearing. Individuals with matters on the hearing agenda will receive notice by certified mail at least 30 days prior to the hearing date.