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Zia Park Releases $4-Million Stakes Schedule

Zia Park Racetrack & Casino has released its stakes schedule for its 10th-anniversary season, which begins on September 6. Read More...

NM-Bred Proceed Wins Mine That Bird Stakes

Proceed, a homebred son of Desert God racing for Michael C. Stinson of Fort Worth, Texas, kept his perfect record intact with a two-length victory in Saturday’s $120,000 Mine That Bird Stakes for 3-year-olds at Sunland Park. Making his first start against open company, Proceed went 1 1/16 miles in 1:42.47 while scoring his third win in as many outs. Alfredo Juarez Jr. rode the New Mexico-bred bay colt for trainer Joel Marr. Read More...

Report from February 2014 NM Racing Commission Meeting

The New Mexico Racing Commission held its monthly meeting at its headquarters in Albuquerque on Thursday, February 20. Read More...

Services for Keller Davis Set for Monday, February 24

Funeral services for Keller Davis will be held on Monday, February 24, at the First Presbyterian Church in Albuquerque, beginning at 1:30 p.m. (MST). Read More...

Too Flash For You Upsets NMHBA Stakes

Too Flash For You, a brown gelding by champion First Moonflash racing for Jose R. Espinosa and Jim and Michelle Laird, outran his 19-1 odds to win the 400-yard, $85,320 New Mexico Horse Breeders’ Association Stakes (RG2) for state-bred 3-year-olds at Sunland Park on Sunday. Read More...

Western Way Rallies to Win Peppers Pride Handicap

Western Way rallied to score a 2 1/4-length victory in Saturday’s $85,320 Peppers Pride Handicap (R) for New Mexico-bred fillies and mares at Sunland Park. Read More...

Woodys Allstar Heads Full Field in NMHBA Stakes

Graded stakes winner Woodys Allstar is one of 10 state-bred 3-year-olds entered in Sunday’s 400-yard, $85,000 New Mexico Horse Breeders’ Association Stakes (RG2) at Sunland Park. Read More...

Viagra Suspension: A Trail From China to New Mexico

Quarter horse trainer John Stinebaugh said contamination of cinnamon ginseng powder – imported from China into Canada, then sent to a compounding pharmacy in Texas, made into a paste sold to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Read More...

Gossip Dome Returns in Peppers Pride Handicap

Gossip Dome, a 6-year-old mare by Dome racing for Brad and Stacy Kilgroe of Pueblo, Colorado, drew post 8 for Saturday’s 1-mile, $85,000 Peppers Pride Handicap (R) for New Mexico-bred fillies and mares at Sunland Park. Read More...

NMHBA Honors Its 2013 State-Bred Champions

The New Mexico Horse Breeders' Association honored its 2013 Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse champions during its Zia Awards Banquet at the Marriott Uptown Hotel in Albuquerque on Thursday. Read More...

NM-Bred Handsome Jack Flash Voted AQHA Champion 2-Year-Old

Handsome Jack Flash, a New Mexico-bred gelding by leading freshman sire First Moonflash, is the 2013 American Quarter Horse Association champion 2-year-old. Read More...

Reaper Rallies to Win Pepsi Cola Stakes

R.D. Hubbard’s Reaper, a homebred gelding by Attila’s Storm, rallied off of a fast pace to win the 6-furlong, $85,000 Pepsi Cola Stakes (R) for New Mexico-bred 3-year-olds at Sunland Park on Saturday. Read More...

Pepsi Cola Stakes Draws Full Field of 12

A full field of 12 New Mexico-bred 3-year-olds has been entered in Saturday’s 6-furlong, $85,000 Pepsi Cola Stakes (R) at Sunland Park. Read More...

High Test Gal Rallies to Win La Senora

Denny Crozier’s High Test Gal came from off the pace to win Saturday’s 6-furlong, $85,000 La Senora Stakes (R) for New Mexico-bred 3-year-old fillies at Sunland Park. Read More...

High Test Gal Returns in La Senora Stakes

High Test Gal, a homebred filly racing for Denny Crozier of Hobbs, New Mexico, drew post 6 for Saturday’s 6-furlong, $85,000 La Senora Stakes (R) for state-bred 3-year-old fillies at Sunland Park. Read More...

NMHBA Magazine March 2014

Featuring complete coverage of the 2013 Zia Awards Banquet in Albuquerque; coverage of all New Mexico-bred stakes races at Sunland Park through March 16; a recap of the 2014 NMHBA Annual Meeting in Albuquerque; personality profile of New Mexico Horseme... Read More...

NMHBA Magazine January 2014

Featuring complete coverage of all New Mexico-bred stakes races, including a recap of the New Mexico Cup Day races at Zia Park; profile of Zia Park director of racing Fred Hutton; farm profile of Mountain States Equine in Hobbs; meet wrap-ups for Zia P... Read More...

Report from January 2014 NM Racing Commission Meeting

The New Mexico Racing Commission held its first monthly meeting of 2014 at its headquarters in Albuquerque on Thursday, January 9. Read More...

Jack Van Berg to be Special Guest at NMHBA Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet

Hall of Fame Thoroughbred trainer Jack Van Berg will be the special guest at the New Mexico Horse Breeders’ Association annual business meeting and Zia Awards banquet on Thursday, January 30. Read More...

Woodys Allstar Wins Shue Fly Stakes

Woodys Allstar, the fastest qualifier and odds-on favorite, scored her first stakes victory in Saturday’s $290,656 Shue Fly Stakes (RG2) for newly turned New Mexico-bred 3-year-olds at Sunland Park. Read More...

Fastest Qualifier Woodys Allstar Returns in $290,602 Shue Fly Final

A full field of 10 newly turned 3-year-old New Mexico-bred Quarter Horses has been entered in Saturday’s 400-yard, $290,602 Shue Fly Stakes (RG2) at Sunland Park. Read More...

Mr. Wizard Wins Albert Dominguez Memorial

Returning to a route distance, Mr. Wizard responded with a three-quarter length victory in the Sunday’s $85,000 Albert Dominguez Memorial Handicap (R) for New Mexico-bred Thoroughbreds at Sunland Park. Read More...

Proceed is Prompt Favorite in Red Hedeman Mile

Making just his second career start, Michael C. Stinson’s Proceed was a prompt 4-5 favorite in Saturday’s $85,000 Red Hedeman Mile Stakes (R) for New Mexico-bred 2-year-olds at Sunland Park. Read More...

That’s Who Returns in Albert Dominguez Memorial

That’s Who, a homebred 4-year-old gelding by Quinton’s Gold racing for Sam and Latane Stevens of Lamesa, Texas, is the morning-line favorite for Sunday’s $85,000 Albert Dominguez Memorial Handicap (R) for New Mexico-bred Thoroughbreds at Sunland Park. Read More...

That’s Who Returns in Albert Dominguez Memorial

That’s Who, a homebred 4-year-old gelding by Quinton’s Gold racing for Sam and Latane Stevens of Lamesa, Texas, is the morning-line favorite for Sunday’s $85,000 Albert Dominguez Memorial Handicap (R) for New Mexico-bred Thoroughbreds at Sunland Park. Read More...

NM-Bred Rocky Gulch To Be Inducted into Ruidoso Downs Racehorse Hall of Fame

Rocky Gulch, the first New Mexico-bred Thoroughbred to top the million-dollar mark in career earnings, will be inducted this summer into the Ruidoso Downs Racehorse Hall of Fame. Read More...

NM-Bred Rocky Gulch To Be Inducted into Ruidoso Downs Racehorse Hall of Fame

Rocky Gulch, the first New Mexico-bred Thoroughbred to top the million-dollar mark in career earnings, will be inducted this summer into the Ruidoso Downs Racehorse Hall of Fame. Read More...

Red Hedeman Mile Draws Seven 2-Year-Olds

Reaper, a homebred multiple stakes winning son of Attila’s Storm racing for R.D. Hubbard, drew post 3 for Saturday’s $85,000 Red Hedeman Mile Stakes (R) for New Mexico-bred 2-year-olds at Sunland Park. Read More...

High Test Gal Wins Enchantress Stakes

Francisco Giles rode longshot High Test Gal to a convincing 5 1/2-length victory in the 1-mile, $85,000 Enchantress Stakes (R) for New Mexico-bred 2-year-old fillies at Sunland Park on Sunday Read More...

Desert Delight Cash Upsets Lou Wooten/Sydney Valentini Handicap

Sent to post at odds of 20-1, Desert Delight Cash responded with her first career stakes victory in Sunday’s $85,000 Lou Wooten/Sydney Valentini Handicap (RG1) for New Mexico-bred fillies at Sunland Park. Read More...

D E Wagons Strawfly Wins Challenger Six Handicap

D E Wagons Strawfly, a 4-year-old gelded son of Genuine Strawfly owned and trained by Tony Sedillo, scored a three-quarter length victory in Saturday’s $85,080 Challenger Six Handicap (R) for New Mexico-bred Quarter Horses at Sunland Park. Read More...

Woodys Allstar is Fastest Shue Fly Qualifier

Salvador Martinez rode Woodys Allstar to a 1 3/4-length victory in the fifth of seven Shue Fly Stakes (RG2) trials at Sunland Park on Friday. Read More...

Sunday NM-Bred Stakes Doubleheader Set for Sunland Park

Two New Mexico-bred stakes -- one for Thoroughbreds and one for Quarter Horses -- will top the 11-race program at Sunland Park on Sunday. Both of the stakes drew overflow fields of 12, including two also-eligible entries. Read More...

Coronas Boy Returns in Challenger Six Handicap

Coronas Boy, the upset winner of the October 27 New Mexico Cup 870 Championship (R) at Zia Park, will break from post 5 in Saturday’s 870-yard, $85,000 Challenger Six Handicap (R) for state-bred Quarter Horses and Thoroughbreds at Sunland Park. Read More...

Shue Fly Trials Draw 70 New Mexico-Bred 2-Year-Olds

A total of 70 New Mexico-bred 2-year-olds have been entered in Friday’s 400-yard Shue Fly Stakes (RG2) trials at Sunland Park. Read More...

Rose’s Desert Ends Career With Victory in NM Racing Commission Handicap

Making the final start of her career, Joe Peacock’s Rose’s Desert was a prompt 3-5 favorite in Sunday’s $85,000 New Mexico State Racing Commission Handicap (R) for state-bred fillies and mares at Sunland Park. Read More...

Hush’s Storm Rallies to Win Johnie L. Jamison Handicap

Hush’s Storm outran his 8-1 odds to win the $85,000 Johnie L. Jamison Handicap (R) at Sunland Park on Saturday. Read More...

Here Kittykittykitty Extends Win Streak in Jess Burner

Melvin Neugebauer’s Here Kittykittykitty earned his third consecutive victory in Saturday’s 400-yard, $85,000 Jess Burner Memorial Handicap (RG1) for New Mexico-breds at Sunland Park. Read More...

Rose’s Desert Returns in NM State Racing Commission Handicap

Rose’s Desert, a six-time stakes-winning mare racing for Joe Peacock, is one of seven state-bred distaffers entered in Sunday’s 6-furlong, $85,000 New Mexico State Racing Commission Handicap (R) at Sunland Park. Read More...

Report from December 2013 NM Racing Commission Meeting

The New Mexico Racing Commission held its monthly meeting at its headquarters in Albuquerque on Thursday, December 5. Read More...

Field of 10 Set for Jess Burner Memorial Handicap

A full field of 10 sprinters has been entered in Saturday’s 400-yard, $85,000 Jess burner Memorial Handicap (RG1) for New Mexico-bred Quarter Horses at Sunland Park. Read More...

Sunland Park Opens 76-Day Meet Friday

Sunland Park Racetrack will open its 76-day season with an 11-race program on Friday. Post time for the first race is set for 12:15 p.m. (MST). Read More...

Lady Genius Wins Eddy County Stakes

Sent to post at odds of nearly 10-1, Lady Genius responded with a 4 1/4-length win in the 1-mile, $138,500 New Mexico Eddy County Stakes (R) for state-bred 2-year-olds at Zia Park on Wednesday. Read More...

Aful Alibi Upsets NM Fillies & Mares Quarter Horse Championship

Joel Varela Sr.’s Aful Alibi outran her 10-1 odds to win Wednesday’s $150,480 New Mexico Fillies & Mares Quarter Horse Championship (RG1) at Zia Park. Read More...

Zia Park Stakes Rescheduled for Wednesday

Zia Park Racetrack in Hobbs has received approval from the New Mexico Racing Commission to move its stakes races scheduled for this weekend to Wednesday, November 27. Read More...

That’s The Idea is Morning-Line Favorite in Eddy County Stakes

That’s The Idea, a homebred daughter of Diabolical racing for J. Kirk and Judy Robison of El Paso, Texas, is the 2-1 morning-line choice in Sunday’s 1-mile, $120,000 New Mexico Eddy County Stakes (R) for state-bred 2-year-olds at Zia Park. Read More...

NM Fillies & Mares QH Championship Draws Full Field

A full field of 10 distaffers has been entered in Saturday’s 400-yard, $140,000-added New Mexico Fillies & Mares Quarter Horse Championship (RG1) at Zia Park. Read More...

Report from October 2013 NM Racing Commission Meeting

The New Mexico Racing Commission held its monthly meeting at its headquarters in Albuquerque on Thursday, October 31. Read More...

Downs at Albuquerque Ends Meet With Double-Digit Increases in Attendance, Handle

The Downs at Albuquerque ended its 56-day season on Wednesday, with the track recording substantial increases in attendance and handle. Read More...

Trainer Joel Marr Has Big Day at New Mexico Cup

Trainer Joel Marr saddled the winners of three of eight Thoroughbred races during Sunday’s 12-race New Mexico Cup program at Zia Park. Read More...