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Billy the Kid Casino Gives Away ATV on Halloween

Billy the Kid Casino will be giving away a Can AM ATV as part of a special Halloween party to be held on Thursday night, October 31 at 9 p.m. Patrons who play the slot machines and earn points on their rewards club card are eligible to exchange points for drawing tickets. There are also […]

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30th Annual Lincoln County Cowboy Symposium Begins on October 10

The 30th annual Lincoln County Cowboy Symposium, Lincoln County’s hugely popular western swing and cowboy music festival, comes to Ruidoso Downs Race Track and Casino on October 10-13 with an entertaining array of western-themed activities. Daytime general admission tickets to the Cowboy Symposium are $20 and general admission to the evening concerts are $60. They […]

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New Mexico State Chili Championship and “Show and Shine” Part of Aspenfest Weekend on Oct 5 at Ruidoso Downs

The 40th annual New Mexico State Open Chili Championship returns to Ruidoso Downs Race Track October 5. The public is invited to sample and participate in the “People’s Choice Award” for the best-tasting chili from approximately 40 teams of chili cooks attempting to become the state championship team that represents New Mexico in national competition […]

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Ruidoso Downs Race Track Welcomes 50th Annual Golden Aspen Motorcycle Rally

Ruidoso Downs Race Track welcomes thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts for the 50th annual Golden Aspen Motorcycle Rally starting on Wednesday, September 18 and running through Sunday, September 22. The annual motorcycle rally is considered one of the largest in the region. It features top national motorcycle vendors including, Barnett Harley Davidson of El Paso, Texas; […]

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Holloman, Kirtland, Cannon Air Force Athletic Teams To Compete in “Battle of the Bases”

A team of athletes representing all three of New Mexico’s Air Force bases — Holloman, Kirtland and Cannon Air Force bases — will appear at Ruidoso Downs Race Track on Saturday, August 10th in the first “Battle of the Bases” competition. “We’re looking forward to hosting the competition on the race track,” Ruidoso Downs’ president […]

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Dr Pepper Handicapping Challenge At Ruidoso Downs on Sunday

Handicappers take center stage once again on Sunday when Ruidoso Downs Race Track presents the second “Dr Pepper Handicapping Challenge” of the season. First post is 1 p.m. with free parking and general admission. “We had a tremendous response to the first handicapping contest, so we’re going to have another event using the same rules,” […]

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Chile the Kid Beer and Wine Festival Presented by City Bank Brings the First Green Chile of the Season, Food, Music and Fun

The second Chile the Kid Beer and Wine Festival presented by City Bank” opens Friday and runs through Sunday at Ruidoso Downs Race Track and Casino. The festival opens at 11 a.m. each day and runs until 8 p.m. Tickets to the festival are $15 and include a commemorative wine or beer glass for sampling. […]

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Zia Festival Vendors Provide a Wide Range of Unique Shopping For Thousands of Fans Attending the Zia Festival

Many fans of Ruidoso Downs Race Track agree that if you only come to the races one weekend all summer, the Zia Festival has something for everyone. “It’s an exciting weekend for racing and shopping,” Kana Laymon said. She is the vendor sales coordinator for the Zia Festival which now has approximately seventy vendor booths […]

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Tickets On Sale For Jake Hooker Concert During Zia Festival

Tickets are on sale for Jake Hooker and the Outsiders, who will perform at Ruidoso Downs Race Track on Saturday evening, July 27th as part of the Zia Festival activities that weekend. There will be general admission seating and the show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10, and available at the box office or […]

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Winner of Jeep Wrangler at Billy the Kid Casino

Congratulations to Linda Allen of Ruidoso! Winner of the $30,000 Jeep Wrangler from Sierra Blanca Motors at Billy the Kid Casino!

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