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Teller Baja, A Revenant Lead Trials To $1 Million Rainbow Futurity

RUIDOSO DOWNS, New Mexico (July 2, 2016) — Undefeated Remington Park Futurity winner Teller Baja and Ruidoso Futurity runner-up A Revenant stand out in a promising group of 300 two-year-olds competing in two days of trials the record-equaling Grade 1,…

Inductions Held On Friday Night For Ruidoso Downs Racehorse Hall of Fame

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             Photo of Hall of Fame inductees and family members by Ty Wyant. RUIDOSO DOWNS, New Mexico – Owners John and Sue May, trainer Bill Leach, jockey Casey Lambert and All American Futurity winner Ochoa were inducted into the…

Blane Wood Leads Ruidoso Futurity With Four Qualifiers In Sunday Finals

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   Mojo Perry           RUIDOSO DOWNS, New Mexico (June 5, 2016) — Trainer Blane Wood has the numbers — four of the 10 qualifiers — in the promising field starting in the record Grade 1, $1 million Ruidoso Futurity on…

Jockey Gonzalez Caps Four-Straight Wins Popalicious In First Lady ‘Cap at Ruidoso Downs

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            With Popalicious In First Lady ‘Cap at Ruidoso Downs             RUIDOSO DOWNS, New Mexico (May 30, 2016) – Popalicious gave jockey Ruby Gonzalez four wins in four-straight races when she gamely took the $50,000 First Lady Handicap, the eighth…

Go Man Go Memorial Dedicated At Ruidoso Downs On Sunday

RUIDOSO DOWNS, New Mexico (May 29, 2016) — The gravesite memorial to the legendary quarter horse Go Man Go was dedicated at Ruidoso Downs on Sunday before the start of the trials to the Grade 1, $1,040,000 Ruidoso Derby. Go…

Hubbard Sole Ruidoso Downs Owner After Buying Out Partners

RUIDOSO DOWNS, New Mexico (May 9, 2016) – R.D. Hubbard has purchased the Ruidoso Downs’ interests of Dr. Ed Allred and Bruce Rimbo and Hubbard is now sole owner of the track. Previously, Hubbard had a 72-percent interest in Ruidoso…

TEXAS CONNECTIONS IN OAKS AND DERBY DAY STAKES RACES

Louisville, KY (TTA)- The Texas Thoroughbred Association lifetime member and trainer Steve Asmussen has no less than seven horses he will send out on May 6 at Churchill Downs.  In the grade 2 $200,000 Eight Belles Stakes, he will saddle…

SIMULCAST OF THE 142nd KENTUCKY DERBY AND EXCITING LIVE QUARTER HORSE RACING SET FOR THIS WEEKEND AT SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK

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  Jesses First Down- Sam Houston Race Park Photo Coady Photography Two Special 1:00 pm Matinees on Saturday, May 7 and Sunday Mother’s Day on May 8 Sam Houston Race Park will present an action-packed weekend of live racing and the…

$26,100 MERIAL TEXAS DISTAFF CHALLENGE AND $15,000 TEXAS TWISTER HIGHLIGHT SATURDAY NIGHT’S CARD AT SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK

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  Kitty Kat Galore B-Miss Houston Stakes Photo Credit: Coady Photography Blackberry Smoke in Concert Following the Races Saturday Night Just three more weeks remain in the 2016 Sam Houston Race Park Quarter Horse season.  The action resumes Friday, April…