2019 New Mexico Race Dates

New Mexico Racing Commission Approves 2019 Race Dates.

New Mexico Horse Breeders' Association

The New Mexico Racing Commission has approved the state's 2019 race dates.

The New Mexico Racing Commission has approved the state’s racing calendar for 2019.

Sunland Park Racetrack will once again kick off the year’s racing schedule with a 75-day season from December 28, 2018-May 5, 2019. SunRay Park in Farmington will follow with a 17-day meet from May 3-June 2.

Ruidoso Downs will conduct a 54-day season from May 10-September 2.  Albuquerque Downs will conduct a 56-day season from June 28-September 22 and October 26 (to accommodate its hosting of the AQHA/Bank of America Challenge Championships).

Zia Park in Hobbs will conclude New Mexico’s 2019 racing season with a 53-day season from September 21-December 18. In addition, Zia Park has amended its 2018 race dates to accommodate the later start for Sunland Park. Zia Park’s 2018 race meet will now run 53 days from September 22-December 19.

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