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Lincoln County Cowboy Symposium Tickets On Sale

Tickets are on sale for the 30th annual Lincoln County Cowboy Symposium, Lincoln County’s annual western swing and cowboy music festival to be held October 10-13 at Ruidoso Downs Race Track and Casino. Daytime general admission tickets to the Cowboy Symposium remain at $20 and general admission to the evening concerts are $60. They are […]

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Welcome to Ruidoso Downs 2019 Horse Racing Season

The 2019 Ruidoso Downs Race Track season opens Mother’s Day weekend and we’re excited you are here for the races! You will find some major improvements at the race track this season that include extensive upgrades and renovations. They include a remodeled All American Turf Club top level, a completely remodeled Billy the Kid Casino and […]

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First Andreini Scholarship Recipients Announced

The first class of John Andreini Scholarship recipients have been announced with six students receiving $1,000 each from the All American Ruidoso Downs Foundation (AARDF). The recipients are Karina Aldavaz of Dexter, New Mexico; Darin Andrew Chavers of Thornton, Colorado; Tylo Kim Farrar of College Station, Texas; Cheyann Lynn Jaramillo of Santa Teresa, New Mexico; […]

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Kentucky Derby Party Saturday at Ruidoso Downs

The popular annual Kentucky Derby party, featuring wagering on the Kentucky Derby, will be held this Saturday at Ruidoso Downs and Billy The Kid Casino along with simulcasting on the potent Kentucky Oaks program on Friday. A strong Kentucky Derby field races on Saturday afternoon. A program of six stakes races, headed by the classic […]

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IN THE PRESS: Live interview with Ruidoso Downs President – KTSM
IN THE PRESS: Live interview with Ruidoso Downs President – KTSM

Live interview with President and GM Jeff True with El Paso’s NBC affiliate KTSM.

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IN THE PRESS: Renovated Ruidoso Downs ready for the races – KOB4
IN THE PRESS: Renovated Ruidoso Downs ready for the races – KOB4

The Ruidoso Downs Race Track is gearing up for the racing season. Racing fans might be surprised at what they see when the horses hit the gates next month. Renovations that began last year are now complete. “This year we focused on the fan experience. So, the things that are going to be more visible […]

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Extensive Improvements Ready For Ruidoso Downs’ May 10 Opening

The extensive upgrades and renovations at Ruidoso Downs begin when people first see the new Ruidoso Downs’ street sign and continue to the All American Turf Club and the Billy The Kid Casino. All of the improvements are ready for the May 10 opening of the Ruidoso Downs summer season. “Our initial renovations were more […]

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Ruidoso Downs Race Track Sets Job Fair Dates For 2019 Summer

Ruidoso Downs Race Track has started taking full-time and part-time position applications for employment during the upcoming racing season. The racetrack is expected to hire between about 300 people between now and the first day of live horse racing on May 10. “We’re hiring for all departments,” president and general Manager Jeff True said. “We […]

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Billy The Kid Casino Gives Away $6,000 in Pavelka’s Bedroom Sets in March

A total of $6,000 in bedroom rests from Pavelka’s Sleep and Comfort Store will be given away at Billy the Kid Casino during the month of March in three separate drawings. Casino players will earn drawing tickets by playing the slot machines with a Rewards Club card. They must be present to win on Thursday […]

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First John Andreini Scholarship Announced by AARD Foundation

The first scholarship award in memory of the late John Andreini has been announced for Fall 2019. Applications will be open February 15 and close on April 15 through the All American Ruidoso Downs Foundation  An award total of $6,000 will be distributed to the worthiest candidates from all applications submitted. A written essay is […]

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