Ruidoso Jockey Club FAQ’s

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Can I enjoy the Jockey Club experience if I’m not a member?

Yes. With the exception of May 25, 2019, and September 1 & 2, 2019, Jockey Club Day Passes are available to non-members over the age of 12 (admission price applies to all ages). Please be advised that space is limited and a dress code (see below) is enforced.

Is the Jockey Club restaurant open to the public?

The Jockey Club restaurant is open to the public for dining on Friday and Saturday from 11 am to 9 pm and on Sundays from 11 am to 5 pm. We recommend that you make a reservation.

Is there a dress code?

Yes. The Jockey Club does enforce a dress code as follows:

Men: No shorts. Collared shirt is required. Golf, polo, or mock turtlenecks are acceptable. Jeans are acceptable. Coat and tie are not required. No open toe , flip flops or sandals

Women: No Shorts. No Rompers. Capri pants are acceptable. Jeans are acceptable. Skirts and dresses are welcomed, however, skirts that are too short are not allowed. No flip flops. Dress sandals are fine.

Are kids welcome at the Jockey Club?

Yes. For members, children of any age are welcome. However, for single-visit day pass guests, children must be 12 or older.

When are the races?

Live races are held May 10, 2019 through September 2, 2019 from 11 am to 5 pm.

What is Post Time?

Post Time is the start time for a race. The normal Post Time for the first race is 1:00 pm. This varies on Trial Race days.

How late do the races run?

On average, racing ends between 5 pm and 6 pm.

Is there Wi-Fi available?

The Jockey Club does offer Wi-Fi to its guests, but the rest of the race track does not have access to Wi-Fi at this time.

How do I get there?

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Where is the closest airport, hotel?

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