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All American Gold Cup Boosted to $200,000

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            RUIDOSO, NM (Ruidoso Downs) – New Mexico (October 31, 2013) — The Grade All American Gold Cup purse will be raised 500 percent to a guaranteed $200,000 in 2014 through cooperation between Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico Horsemen’s Association and…

Tests Show Race Day Lasix Reg Working

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LOUISVILLE, (Texas Thoroughbred Assn.) – Since Kentucky regulators took over the administration of race-day Lasix in October of last year, scientists at the state’s official testing laboratory say the change in regulation appears to be doing its job despite problems…

Feature Hero Wins All American Derby

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Feature Hero wins richest race in Quarter Horse history. Q-Racing Journal Feature Hero wins the All American Derby. PHOTO: Gay Harris RUIDOSO DOWNS (AQHA Racing Journal) – Reliance Ranches LLC’s Feature Hero won the September 1 All American Derby (G1)…

$230,000 Filly Tops Second Session at Ruidoso

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                RUIDOSO DOWNS, New Mexico (September 1, 2013) — The second session of the three-session Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale was down compared to the second session last year, despite a $230,000 session topper and 10 yearlings bringing $100,000…

Leading Money Earner Ochoa Dominates Mr Jet Moore at Ruidoso

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              RUIDOSO, (RUIDOSO DOWNS) – All-time leading money earner Ochoa enhanced his love affair with Ruidoso Downs with an overpowering victory in the $30,000 Mr Jet Moore Handicap on Sunday afternoon.             Ochoa has earned $2,687,615 with $2,620,553 of…

Ruidoso Derby Winner Going for Ninth Straight

RUIDOSO DOWNS, New Mexico (Ruidoso) – Andrew Smith’s Ruidoso Derby winner Wicked Courage tries for his ninth-straight win in the first $1 million Rainbow Derby on Saturday afternoon at Ruidoso Downs.             The $1,055,000 purse in the Grade 1, 440-yard…

True to Promise, Ruidoso Drug Tests After Opening Weekend

            RUIDOSO, NM (Ruidoso Downs) — The New Mexico Racing Commission and Ruidoso Downs affirm their position on stringent drug testing on horses who competed during opening weekend, last Friday through Monday, at Ruidoso Downs.             “Sample were taken and…

Phoenix Track Hawks Diversity

Female Managers Making A Major Impact In The Sport Of Kings The Growing Influence Of Women At Phoenix’s 3rd Largest Sports Franchise PHOENIX, (Turf Paradise) – Horseracing is one of the few sports where men and women compete side by…