New Mexico Racing

New Mexico Racing Season to Start Apr. 23 at SunRay Park

With the Feb. 25 announcement that restrictions regarding gaming in the state of New Mexico would be loosened, the New Mexico Racing Commission announced Monday that its season is slated to start Apr. 23 at SunRay Park in Farmington, NM. "We are very excited to get live horse racing going again in the state of New Mexico," said newly-named Chairman of the New Mexico Racing Commission, Sam Bregman. "We look forward to getting the industry back on track." The New Mexico Racing Commission intends to make decisions regarding the SunRay...

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With Sunland Meet Cancelled, New Mexico Racing in Disarray

There hasn't been any racing in New Mexico since Dec. 23, but trainer Lynette Baldwin stayed behind, setting up shop at a training center and waiting for good news. For the longest time, there has been none. "I kept hoping for a light at the end of the tunnel," Baldwin said. "That's all we asked. Just give us a chance." On Thursday, Baldwin's situation went from bad to worse. She turned down stalls at Turf Paradise hoping that Sunland Park would eventually open. Instead, a ruling issued by the New...

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