Tags ‘New Mexico Horse Racing’

Dine Stakes Draws Seven New Mexico-Bred 3-Year-Olds

A field of seven New Mexico-bred sophomores has been entered in Tuesday’s 6 1/2-furlong, $45,000 Dine Stakes (R) at SunRay Park. Read More...

Fastest Qualifier Pretty Woody Jesse Takes $130,000 NM Breeders Futurity

Pretty Woody Jesse, the fastest qualifier and a $7,500 supplemental entry to the trials, parlayed a sharp break from post 6 into a wire-to-wire victory in Sunday’s 350-yard, $130,000 New Mexico Breeders’ Futurity (RG2) at SunRay Park. Read More...

Be My Desert Angel Scores 22-1 Upset Win in Aztec Oaks

Sent to post at odds of 22-1 -- the longest odds in the field of eight -- Dale Taylor’s Be My Desert Angel sprinted to a 1 1/2-length victory in Saturday’s $45,000 Aztec Oaks (R) for New Mexico-bred 3-year-old fillies at SunRay Park. Read More...

Fastest Qualifier Pretty Woody Jesse Draws Post 7 for NM Breeders Futurity Final

Yaneth Cabrera’s Pretty Woody Jesse, the fastest qualifier, is the 5-2 morning-line favorite for the 350-yard, $50,000-added New Mexico Breeders’ Futurity (RG2) at SunRay Park on Sunday. Read More...

Lady Genius is Morning-Line Favorite in Aztec Oaks

A field of eight New Mexico-bred 3-year-old fillies, including morning-line choice Lady Genius, has been entered in Saturday’s 6 1/2-furlong, $45,000 Aztec Oaks (R) at SunRay Park. Read More...

Ruidoso Downs Meet Opens With Futurity Trials

Ruidoso Downs in southeastern New Mexico will open its 61-day meet with a 12-race program on Thursday. Post time for the first race is set for 1 p.m. (MDT). Read More...

Too Flash For You is Prompt Favorite in New Mexico Breeders Stakes

Making his first start in three months, Too Flash For You scored a neck victory in Sunday’s $45,000 New Mexico Breeders’ Stakes (RG2) for state-bred 3-year-olds at SunRay Park. Read More...

New Mexico Breeders Stakes Draws Field of Nine State-Bred Sophomores

A field of nine state-bred 3-year-olds, including graded stakes winner Too Flash For You, has been entered in Sunday’s 400-yard, $45,000 New Mexico Breeders’ Stakes (RG2) at SunRay Park. Read More...

Pretty Woody Jesse is Fastest Qualifier to New Mexico Breeders Futurity

Yaneth Cabrera’s Pretty Woody Jesse is the fastest qualifier to the May 25, $50,000-added New Mexico Breeders’ Futurity (RG2) at SunRay Park. Read More...

New Mexico Breeders Futurity Trials Draw 47 Two-Year-Olds

A total of 47 state-bred 2-year-olds has been entered in Friday’s 350-yard New Mexico Breeders’ Futurity (RG2) at SunRay Park. Read More...

Ofashionsoutherngirl Wins Four Corners Senora Stakes

Ofashionsoutherngirl sprinted to a neck victory in the 400-yard, $45,000 Four Corners Senora Stakes (RG2) for New Mexico-bred distaffers at SunRay Park on April 27. Read More...

That’s Who Overcomes Weather, Wins Jack Cole Stakes

Negotiating difficult weather conditions under jockey Alfredo Juarez Jr., That’s Who rallied to win the 1-mile, $45,000 Jack Cole Stakes (R) for New Mexico-breds at SunRay Park on Saturday. Read More...

Four Corners Senora Stakes Draws Eight State-Bred Distaffers

A field of eight New Mexico-bred fillies and mares, topped by morning-line favorite Sandys Jesse, has been entered in Sunday’s 400-yard, $45,000 Four Corners Senora Stakes (RG2) at SunRay Park. Read More...

Mr. Wizard Puts Win Streak on Line in Jack Cole Stakes

Mr. Wizard, a multiple stakes winning 5-year-old son of the Afternoon Deelites stallion Premeditation, will put his three-race winning streak on the line in Saturday’s 1-mile, $45,000-added Jack Cole Stakes (R) at SunRay Park. Read More...

Report from April 2014 NM Racing Commission Meeting

The New Mexico Racing Commission held its monthly meeting at its headquarters in Albuquerque on Thursday, April 17. Read More...

Tricky R. Extends Win Streak in Foutz Distaff

Nancy Summers rode Tricky R. to a wire-to-wire victory in Saturday’s 6 1/2-furlong, $45,000 Russell & Helen Foutz Distaff Handicap (R) at SunRay Park. Read More...

Chitu Named Horse of Meet at Sunland Park

Chitu, the winner of the meet’s richest race, was named horse of the meet at Sunland Park Racetrack, which ended its 76-day season on April 15. Read More...

Funnyoushouldask is Top Weight in Foutz Distaff

Terrine G. Ransier’s Funnyoushouldask has been assigned to carry top weight of 123 pounds in Saturday’s 6 1/2-furlong, $45,000 Russell & Helen Foutz Distaff Handicap (R) for New Mexico-bred fillies and mares at SunRay Park. Read More...

SunRay Park Meet Opens Friday

SunRay Park opens its 39-day meet with a nine-race program on Friday. Post time for the first race is set for 1:30 p.m. (MDT). Read More...

NM-Bred Boy Named Lou Wins Getaway Stakes

Boy Named Lou, a registered New Mexico-bred, outran his 14-1 odds to win the 870-yard, $50,160 Getaway Stakes for 3-year-old Quarter Horses and Thoroughbreds on Tuesday, closing day of the 76-day Sunland Park meet. Read More...

Miss B R H Scores Upset Victory in Fillies Division of Copper Top Futurity

Miss B R H outran her 29-1 odds to win the fillies’ division of the 4 1/2-furlong, $77,953 Copper Top Futurity (R) at Sunland Park on Saturday. Read More...

Raider Red Wins Colts & Geldings Division of Copper Top Futurity

Alfredo Juarez Jr. rode Raider Red to a 3 1/2-length victory in Saturday’s $77,052 Copper Top Futurity (R) for New Mexico-bred 2-year-old colts and geldings at Sunland Park. Read More...

One Lethal Blaze is Prompt Favorite in Sunburst Stakes

Sent to post as the 6-5 favorite in the full field of 10, David Valdez’s One Lethal Blaze responded with a victory in Saturday’s $85,000 Sunburst Stakes (R) for New Mexico-bred 3-year-old fillies at Sunland Park. Read More...

New Mexico-Bred Two-Year-Old Thoroughbreds in Spotlight on Saturday

A full field of New Mexico-bred 2-year-old Thoroughbreds has been entered in divisions of the 4 1/2-furlong, $55,000-added Copper Top Futurity (R) at Sunland Park on Saturday. Read More...

One Lethal Blaze is Morning-Line Choice in Sunburst Stakes

David G. Valdez’s One Lethal Blaze is the 5-2 morning-line favorite in Saturday’s 350-yard, $85,000 Sunburst Stakes (R) for New Mexico-bred 3-year-old fillies at Sunland Park. Read More...

Winning Merlot Scores in New Mexican Spring Futurity

Winning Merlot kept her perfect record intact with a her victory in Sunday’s 300-yard, $212,450 New Mexican Spring Futurity (RG2) for state-bred 2-year-olds at Sunland Park. Read More...

Dungarees Six Breaks Maiden in New Mexico Spring Fling Stakes

Gary L. Thompson’s Dungarees Six broke his maiden with a head victory in the 300-yard, $45,225 New Mexico Spring Fling Stakes (R) for state-bred 2-year-olds at Sunland Park on Saturday. Read More...

Fastest Qualifier Quemados Version Draws Post 8 For NM Spring Futurity

Fastest qualifier Quemados Version drew post 8 for Sunday’s 300-yard, $209,956 New Mexican Spring Futurity (RG2) for state-bred 2-year-olds at Sunland Park. Read More...

New Mexico Spring Fling Draws Field of 10

A full field of 10 state-bred 2-year-olds -- plus two also-eligible entries -- has been entered in Saturday’s 300-yard, $50,000 New Mexico Spring Fling Stakes (R) at Sunland Park. Read More...

New Mexico Spring Fling Draws Field of 10

A full field of 10 state-bred 2-year-olds -- plus two also-eligible entries -- has been entered in Saturday’s 300-yard, $50,000 New Mexico Spring Fling Stakes (R) at Sunland Park. Read More...

NMHBA March 2014 Issue

In this issue: Complete coverage of the 2013 Zia Awards Banquet in Albuquerque; news and notes from the 2014 NMHBA Annual Meeting; coverage of all New Mexico-bred stakes races at Sunland Park through March 16; profile of New Mexico Horsemen's Associati... Read More...

NMHBA March 2014 Issue

In this issue: Complete coverage of the 2013 Zia Awards Banquet in Albuquerque; news and notes from the 2014 NMHBA Annual Meeting; coverage of all New Mexico-bred stakes races at Sunland Park through March 16; profile of New Mexico Horsemen's Associati... Read More...

SunRay Park Releases $1-Million Stakes Schedule

SunRay Park has released its stakes schedule for its 39-day meet, which opens on April 18. Located in Farmington, in the Four Corners region of New Mexico, SunRay Park will offer horsemen 21 stakes -- 11 for Thoroughbreds and 10 for Quarter Horses -- w... Read More...

Favorite Chitu Scores in Grade 3 Sunland Derby

Chitu, a chestnut son of Henny Hughes racing for Charles and Susan Chu’s Tanma Corporation, scored his first stakes victory in Sunday’s 1 1/8-mile, $800,110 Sunland Derby (G3) at Sunland Park. Read More...

Midnight Hawk is Morning-Line Favorite in Sunland Derby

Midnight Hawk, a gray or roan colt by Midnight Lute, is the 5-2 morning-line choice for Sunday’s 1 1/8-mile, $800,000 Sunland Derby (G3) at Sunland Park. Read More...

Midnight Hawk is Morning-Line Favorite in Sunland Derby

Midnight Hawk, a gray or roan colt by Midnight Lute, is the 5-2 morning-line choice for Sunday’s 1 1/8-mile, $800,000 Sunland Derby (G3) at Sunland Park. Read More...

Roll On Red Raider Makes Copper Top Futurity Final

Roll On Red Raider was a prompt 4-5 favorite in the second of two trials for the colts and geldings division of the Copper Top Futurity (R) for New Mexico-breds at Sunland Park on Tuesday. Read More...

Field Set for Fillies Division of Copper Top Futurity

Diabolical Dame, a $25,000 buy at last year's New Mexico-Bred Yearling Sale, is one of 10 state-bred fillies who have qualified to the fillies division of the April 12, $55,000-added Copper Top Futurity (R) at Sunland Park. Read More...

Report from March 2014 NM Racing Commission Meeting

The New Mexico Racing Commission held its monthly meeting at its headquarters in Albuquerque on Thursday, March 13. Read More...

Mr. Wizard Extends Win Streak in NMSU Handicap

Mr. Wizard, a homebred 5-year-old gelding by Premeditation, pushed his win streak to three with his victory in Sunday’s $85,000 New Mexico State University Handicap (R) for state-bred Thoroughbreds at Sunland Park. Read More...

Winners Version Colt is Fastest NM Spring Futurity Qualifier

Quemados Version, a colt by Winners Version making his career debut for owner Juan Daguer, was a prompt 5-2 favorite in the third of eight New Mexican Spring Futurity (RG2) trials at Sunland Park on Friday. Read More...

Winners Version Colt is Fastest NM Spring Futurity Qualifier

Quemados Version, a colt by Winners Version making his career debut for owner Juan Daguer, was a prompt 5-2 favorite in the third of eight New Mexican Spring Futurity (RG2) trials at Sunland Park on Friday. Read More...

Winners Version Colt is Fastest NM Spring Futurity Qualifier

Quemados Version, a colt by Winners Version making his career debut for owner Juan Daguer, was a prompt 5-2 favorite in the third of eight New Mexican Spring Futurity (RG2) trials at Sunland Park on Friday. Read More...

Champion Mr. Wizard Draws Post 5 for NMSU Handicap

Mr. Wizard, last year’s champion New Mexico-bred older colt or gelding, is the 5-2 morning-line favorite for Sunday’s $85,000 New Mexico State University Handicap (R) for state-bred Thoroughbreds at Sunland Park. Read More...

NM Spring Futurity Trials Draw 81 State-Bred Two-Year-Olds

Friday’s 300-yard New Mexican Spring Futurity (RG2) trials at Sunland Park have drawn 81 New Mexico-bred 2-year-olds. Read More...

Here Kittykittykitty Extends Win Streak in Mesilla Valley Speed Handicap

Here Kittykittykitty recorded his fourth consecutive victory in the 350-yard, $85,240 Mesilla Valley Speed Handicap (RG2) at Sunland Park on Sunday. Read More...

Devons Ca Ching Rallies to Win Mt. Cristo Rey Handicap

Joe Martinez rode Devons Ca Ching to a 2 1/4-length victory in Saturday’s $85,320 Mt. Cristo Rey Handicap (R) for New Mexico-bred Thoroughbreds at Sunland Park. Read More...

NM-Bred Storm Chasor is Fastest Red Cell Sunland Distance Challenge Qualifier

Joan Dale Hubbard’s Storm Chasor, a New Mexico-bred 4-year-old son of Attila’s Storm (TB), is the fastest qualifier to the March 30, $50,000-added Red Cell Sunland Distance Challenge Stakes (G3) at Sunland Park. Read More...

Mesilla Valley Speed Handicap Draws Field of Nine

A field of nine New Mexico-bred Quarter Horses, topped by defending champion and morning-line favorite Bet On Ballou, has been entered in the 350-yard, $85,000 Mesilla Valley Speed Handicap (RG2) at Sunland Park on Sunday. Read More...

Undefeated Chica’s Minister Tops Mt. Cristo Rey

V Bar V Racing LLC’s Chica’s Minister is the morning-line favorite for Saturday’s 4 1/2-furlong, $85,000 Mt. Cristo Rey Handicap (R) at Sunland Park. Read More...