Ruidoso Payments Due

Sustaining payments due April 1.

Sustaining payments due April 1.

The 2018 Grade 1 $1-million (est.) All American Derby, the Grade 1, $750,000 (est.) Rainbow Derby and the Grade 1, $750,000 Ruidoso Derby lead the stakes races at Ruidoso Downs with sustaining payments on April 1.

For the first time, there will be a $1-million bonus going to the connections of any foal of 2015 that can sweep those three derbies.

The payment for the All American Derby payment is $1,000 while the payment for the Rainbow Derby and the Ruidoso Derby is $800.

There is a $600 payment due on April 1 for 2018 All New Mexico-bred futurities and derbies. They are the $150,000 (est.) Zia Derby, $400,000 (est.) Zia Futurity, $400,000 (est.) Zia Futurity, $350,000 (est.) Mountain Top New-Mexico Bred Quarter Horse Futurity, $175,000 (est.) Mountain Top New Mexico-Bred Thoroughbred Futurity, $175,000 (est.) Rio Grande Senor Futurity and $175,000 (est.) Rio Grande Senorita Futurity.

For additional information, contact nominations secretary Annelle Reynolds at 575.378.7224.
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