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Ruidoso Downs Barn Area Opening Delayed

All American Ruidoso Downs, LLC, the partnership consisting of Stan Sigman, Johnny Trotter, and Chicho Flores, which operates the track and casino, have decided to postpone until further notice the arrival of horsemen and horses to the Ruidoso Downs barn area. Ruidoso Downs Race Track originally planned for an April 15 opening for horses and in light […]

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Billy the Kid Casino to Close Today to Help Prevent COVID-19 Spread

Billy the Kid Casino located at Ruidoso Downs Race Track will close due to COVID-19 concerns in the state of New Mexico. At the request of New Mexico Governor Lujan Grisham, this change will go into effect at the close of business on Sunday, March 15. Billy the Kid Casino, Billy’s Sports Bar & Grill, […]

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Ruidoso Downs Horse Racing Season Opens Memorial Day Weekend

Ruidoso Downs Race Track kicks off its summer racing season over Memorial Day Weekend when live racing begins on Friday, May 22. The 2020 season covers 16 weeks of Friday through Sunday afternoon racing, plus Memorial Day and Labor Day Monday for a total of 50 live racing days for quarter horses and thoroughbreds. Horsemen […]

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Live Music in March at Billy the Kid

Live music continues at Billy’s Sports Bar and Grill on Friday and Saturday nights at 6 p.m. NO COVER. Grab a green chile cheeseburger for $6.95 on Fridays or our prime rib or ribeye steak special for $14.95 on Saturday night. Upcoming acts: March 6 – 7:  Bonfire March 13 – 14: The Graham Brothers Band […]

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The John Andreini Scholarship Application Opens for 2020

Ruidoso Downs Race Track and Casino and the All American Ruidoso Downs Foundation announced the opening of the 2020 John Andreini Scholarship Application.  Students must meet the following criteria to be eligible: the applicants or their families are involved in the horse racing community, the applicants must have maintained a minimum GPA of 2.5 in […]

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$5,000 Flying Leap on Saturday at Billy the Kid Casino

Billy the Kid Casino is giving away $5,000 on Leap Day! On Saturday, February 29, from 6 – 8 PM, we’re giving away 5- $1,000 prizes every 30 minutes for our $5,000 Flying Leap Giveaway. Guest must be members of the Rewards Club or sign up to be a member, to receive 1 entry ticket […]

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$2,500 Cool Cash Giveaway

Every Friday night in February and March, Billy the Kid Casino is giving players the chance to spin the wheel and win up to $2,500 in cash during our Cool Cash Giveaway. Hot Seat drawings will take place every 30 minutes from 6 PM – 8 PM on Friday night. Each winner will then spin […]

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Turquoise Jewelry Giveaway at Billy the Kid Casino

Billy the Kid Casino is giving away approximately $5,000 in turquoise jewelry in partnership with Apache Trading Company of Ruidoso during our annual “Turquoise Jewelry Giveaway” promotion during the week of Valentine’s Day. “We have some fabulous turquoise jewelry pieces to give away to our casino guests,” President and General Manager Jeff True said. “The […]

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All New Daily Promos at Billy the Kid Casino

Billy the Kid Casino is offering all new daily promos starting in February. Each day of the week offers something different for players from cash drawings, to giveaways, and point multipliers. “We wanted to simplify our daily promotions at Billy the Kid Casino,” Ruidoso Downs Race Track and Casino President and General Manager Jeff True […]

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Live Music Continues in February

Live music continues at Billy’s Sports Bar and Grill on Friday and Saturday nights at 6 p.m. NO COVER. Grab a green chile cheeseburger for $6.95 on Fridays or our prime rib or ribeye steak special for $14.95 on Saturday night. Upcoming acts: January 31-February 1:   Bonfire February 7-8:   SK Band February 14-15:  Graham Brothers […]

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