Don’t miss the second leg of the quarter horse triple crown! The $1 Million Rainbow Derby Finals runs on Saturday, July 20 and the $1.5 Million Rainbow Futurity runs on Sunday, July 21.
$100k Corona Cartel on Saturday and the $100k Rainbow Juvenile on Sunday.
Come celebrate the 10th Anniversary of New Mexico native Mine That Bird winning the Kentucky Derby. Take a picture with Mine That Bird, on Saturday, July 13 from 1 – 2:30 p.m., with the purchase of a commemorative poster or hat for $10. Proceeds benefit the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund. Mine That Bird will parade on the track between the 5th and 6th race.
Don’t miss Red Raider Weekend at Ruidoso Downs Race Track. Lubbock's iconic Blue Light Live presents Kody West and The Dirty River Boys playing on the track on Saturday night. Doors open at 7 p.m. General Admission seating. Tickets are $20. Call the box office 575-378-4140 for tickets.
Which two-year-old becomes an overnight sensation by winning the first leg of quarter horse racing’s triple crown? We will all find out together by watching the finals of the $1-million (est.) Ruidoso Futurity. The simulcast of thoroughbred racing’s Belmont Stakes will also be featured on Saturday with a $500 handicapping contest, plus the $100k Mr. Jess Perry and $100k Ruidoso Juvenile races.
High stakes racing continues at Ruidoso Downs Race Track during this exciting tournament weekend with the $25k Dash for Speed Stakes, the $25k John Deer Juvenile, and $30k First Lady Handicap. Plus, a slot machine and golf tournament to round out the excitement.
Thundering horses, the excitement of the roar, the popping of champagne, futurity trails are always exciting. Book now to avoid disappointment!