Ruidoso Stable Area Opens April 14

Ruidoso prepares for Memorial Day weekend opening.

Press Release

Ruidoso Downs will open its stable area on April 14.

The Ruidoso Downs’ summer season starts on May 22 with the first of two days of trials to the $700,000 Ruidoso Futurity (G1) and there are important dates leading up to the opening during Memorial Day weekend.

The stable area is set to open of April 14 for horsemen to set up their shedrows and then horses are allowed on the grounds beginning on April 21. The racetrack opens for training on April 25 with clockers beginning to work on April 28 and the starting gate will be setup for works beginning on April 29.

The increasing popular training races give viewers a first look at some of the top juvenile prospects on May 5-7.

In addition to the Ruidoso Futurity trials, 2-year-old hopefuls will also be pointing to the trials to the $900,000 Rainbow Futurity (G1) on July 3-4 and the trials to the $2.6 million All American Futurity (G1) on August 15-16.

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