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Ruidoso Downs Announces 10% Purse Increase Effective Immediately

Ruidoso Downs Announces 10% Purse Increase Effective Immediately

Effective immediately Ruidoso Downs will increase overnight purses 10-percent. Read More
Ruidoso Downs Trainer John M. Cooper and Son Killed in Plane Crash

Ruidoso Downs Trainer John M. Cooper and Son Killed in Plane Crash

Ruidoso Downs trainer John M. Cooper and his son Gavyn were killed when their Cirrus SR22 single-engine plane crashed shortly after takeoff from Midland International Airport on May 30. Read More
Remington Park To Host Annual Betting On A Cure Saturday

Remington Park To Host Annual Betting On A Cure Saturday

This year for Betting On A Cure is not just pink, it is multicolored, Grey for Brain Cancer, Gold for Childhood Cancer, Black for Melanoma, Purple for Pancreatic Cancer and more. Photo Courtesy OQHRA Read More
Dept. of Homeland Security Announces 15,000 Additional H-2B Visas for 2018

Dept. of Homeland Security Announces 15,000 Additional H-2B Visas for 2018

Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen raised the cap on H-2B visas after determining there were not enough qualified US workers to meet the needs of American employers. Read More
James Flores Rides 3 More Winners Saturday at Remington Park

James Flores Rides 3 More Winners Saturday at Remington Park

ockey James Flores continued his hot riding holiday weekend at Remington Park on Saturday night. Just one night removed from a five-win evening, Flores put three more of his mounts in the winner’s circle to open his lead in the local jockey standings. Read More
Hair Testing Begins in Indiana with Harley Greene Derby Finalists

Hair Testing Begins in Indiana with Harley Greene Derby Finalists

All 10 finalists to the June 2 Harley Greene Derby at Indiana Grand have been hair-tested for Clenbuterol. Read More
Ruidoso Downs Celebrates Memorial Day the 'Cowboy Way'

Ruidoso Downs Celebrates Memorial Day the 'Cowboy Way'

Seventy Lincoln and Otero County children unfurl the flag over the Ruidoso track while Red Steagall and the Boys in the Bunkhouse Band play patriotic songs. © Ruidoso Downs / Instagram Read More
Sam Thompson Memorial Jockey Award Nominees

Sam Thompson Memorial Jockey Award Nominees

Quarter Horse jockeys Jorge Martin Bourdieu, Jimmy Brooks, John Hamilton and Ricky Ramirez have been nominated for the Sam Thompson Memorial Jockey Award. Read More
Speedhorse Graham Paint & Appaloosa Futurity Trials

Speedhorse Graham Paint & Appaloosa Futurity Trials

The $254,300 Speedhorse Graham Paint & Appaloosa Futurity Trials were ran at Remington on May 19. Photos are by Susan Bachelor Read More
Dogs to be Used to Find Illegal Racing Drugs

Dogs to be Used to Find Illegal Racing Drugs

Ruidoso Downs to team up with law enforcement K9 units Photo by Ty Wyant Read More
PYC Paint Your Wagon Achieves Impressive Milestone

PYC Paint Your Wagon Achieves Impressive Milestone

PYC Paint Your Wagon surpasses the $30,000,000 earnings mark. Read More
Leading Jockey, Trainer and Owner of the Meet Titles Were Presented at Sam Houston Race Park

Leading Jockey, Trainer and Owner of the Meet Titles Were Presented at Sam Houston Race Park

With three victories on the final night of the meet, Francisco Calderon made the most of his 2018 Sam Houston Race Park season, topping his fellow riders with 23 wins. © Coady Photography Read More
Ontario Racing Officials Sign 19-Year Funding Agreement

Ontario Racing Officials Sign 19-Year Funding Agreement

The agreement has been signed by 12 of the province's tracks, including Ajax Downs. Read More
New Ontario Racing Board to Support Transparency and Accountability for Horse Racing Industry

New Ontario Racing Board to Support Transparency and Accountability for Horse Racing Industry

The Ontario Racing (OR) Board of Directors announced the signing of an historic 19-year funding agreement with the Ontario Government. Read More
All American Futurity Winner Fly Baby Fly Arrives at Ruidoso

All American Futurity Winner Fly Baby Fly Arrives at Ruidoso

AQHA Racing Champion 2-Year-Old Filly and 2017 All American Futurity(G1) winner Fly Baby Fly arrived on the backside of Ruidoso Downs on Tuesday afternoon in preparation of the 2018 summer derby season at the mountain racetrack. Read More
Royal Quick Dash Dies

Royal Quick Dash Dies

Champion/Champion Sire Royal Quick Dash has died at the age of 29. Read More
Prairie Meadows' First 2018 Quarter Horse Condition Book Now Available

Prairie Meadows' First 2018 Quarter Horse Condition Book Now Available

Quarter Horse stall applications are due July 11th for Prairie Meadows. Read More
New Class Announced for Oklahoma Horse Racing Hall of Fame at Remington Park

New Class Announced for Oklahoma Horse Racing Hall of Fame at Remington Park

Remington Park will induct a new class into its Oklahoma Horse Racing Hall of Fame on Friday night, June 1. The following class of seven, will be presented throughout the penultimate race night of the 2018 American Quarter Horse Season. Read More

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