Ruidoso Downs Race Track and Billy the Kid Casino is a unique mix of old and new. Starting in the 1930s in Mr. Miller's cornfields, racing in the Ruidoso Downs has had a long tradition of firsts and record breaking. It is the only horse track in the United States and Europe that has a separate quarter horse straightaway and oval thoroughbred tracks giving our spectators a unique venue. Nestled in the cool pines of Lincoln County, the track offers world class racing in a down home environment. During the live racing season spectators are treated to 9-13 races most Fridays thru Mondays.
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If you are a Horsemen please visit our Horsemen Info Link to download any nomination forms, overnights and condition books that you may need.
The Racehorse Hall of Fame is located on the second floor of the Ruidoso Downs Race Track complex and has many exciting exhibits to amaze, inspire, and educate all ages.
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