Special Events

Special Events

From private parties to the World’s largest chuckwagon cook-off, the Ruidoso Downs Racetrack makes a great venue for large and small special events. For Race Tickets or special event information please call (575) 378-4431.


If you would be interested in bringing a group of 20 or more please contact Tim Keithley for information. (575) 378-7208 or tkeithley@raceruidoso.com.



Breeders’ Cup World Championships Simulcast

Event Details

Watch and Wager on the Breeders’ Cup at Ruidoso Downs on November 1 and 2. More info.


November 1 - November 2

November 01 Breeders’ Cup World Championships Simulcast

Every Friday

Text to win

Every Saturday



Racing Riddles

Family Days

May 19th

June 16th

July 14th

August 25th

Ruidoso Downs Dining


A delectable prime rib, a juicy burger or creamy pasta, Ruidoso Downs has a variety of dining for everyone with year-round and seasonal options, plus group and special event opportunities.

Food Specials

We offer daily food specials for our valued guests, check out today's specials here. We also offer special dinners on some nights.

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