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Challenge Championship Nominations

Championship nominations are due by September 25.
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The Bank of America Challenge Championships are approaching quickly.

The event will be held October 26 at The Downs at Albuquerque in Albuquerque, New Mexico. 

Nominations for the Championship races, as well as the slate of undercard races, are due September 25. 

This year’s host hotel is the Crowne Plaza Albuquerque, located at 1901 University Boulevard, and attendees wishing to receive the special group rate of $114 must book no later than October 3 using group code “AQH” by calling 800-593-5447 or visiting

The Championship races include the Bank of America Challenge Championship, Adequan® Derby Challenge Championship, John Deere Juvenile Challenge Championship, ARC Distaff Challenge Championships and Cox Ranch Distance Challenge Championship.

The undercard includes the Downs Casino Quarter Horse Stakes, Lobo Quarter Horse Derby, Albuquerque Juvenile, Pitre GMC Distaff and Sandia Distance Stakes.

To nominate a horse, or for more information, call Manager of AQHA Racing Challenge Malynda Reed at 877-222-7223. 

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