Events at Ruidoso Downs Racetrack and Casino

Ruidoso Derby Quarterhorse racing’s Triple Crown kicks off its first leg, with 750,000 dollars waiting across the finish line on the Ruidoso Downs Race Track. Ruidoso Futurity The Ruidoso Futurity is the first leg in the Triple Crown series!  The Ruidoso Futurity purse is estimated at $1,000,000. The Mountain Top Futurity Trials and Ruidoso Juvenile […]

Don’t miss the 3rd annual Chile the Kid Beer and Wine Festival Presented by City Bank on July 31 – August 2, 2020. Chile Roasting and Wine/Beer Tastings all weekend. Tickets are $15 Live music performances Friday Saturday at 6 p.m. For location information click here. Source: https://www.raceruidoso.com/calendar/chile-the-kid-festival-weekend

Watch the 147th running of the 2021 Kentucky Derby in the All American Turf Club at Ruidoso Downs! There will be simulcast wagering, door prizes, a $500 Pick-the-Derby-Winner contest, a $300 hat contest, great food, mint juleps, and more. Reserve your 4-seat table for $40 today! *In compliance with the New Mexico public health directives, […]

Memorial Day weekend at Ruidoso Downs Race Track features the top two-and-three-year-old quarter horses in the world competing in the Ruidoso Futurity/Derby Trials and the $25kJohn Andreini Memorial Stakes. MAY 28 Ruidoso Futurity Trials MAY 29 Ruidoso Futurity Trials MAY 30 Ruidoso Derby Trials MAY 31 John Andreini Memorial Stakes $25,000 For location information click […]

Ruidoso Downs Race Track kicks off its summer racing season over Memorial Day Weekend when live racing begins on Friday, May 28. The 2021 season spans 15 weeks for a total of 47 days of live Quarter Horse and Thoroughbred racing. Race days are Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, and include Monday, May 31 and Monday, […]

Quarterhorse racing’s Triple Crown kicks off its first leg in the first major stakes race of the season, the Ruidoso Derby with a purse of $850,000. G1 Three-year-old Quarter Horses will run 400 yards to the wire. For location information click here. Source: https://www.raceruidoso.com/calendar/ruidoso-derby

The Ruidoso Futurity is the first leg in the Triple Crown series!  The Ruidoso Futurity purse is estimated at $1,000,000. The Grade 1 stakes race features 2-year-old Quarter Horses that will race 350 yards in an effort to claim the first jewel in the Triple Crown. The field is made up of 10 horses that […]

It’s Father’s Day and Ruidoso Downs Race Track and Casino is celebrating with “Family Day” on Sunday. $1 hot dogs, $1 popcorn, $1 sodas and $1 ice cream. There will be stick horse racing for the kids on the race track. This weekend at Ruidoso Downs Race Track we also salute our Healthcare Heroes! Since […]