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The races are held Memorial Day through Labor Day. You can sit in the stands for free (and bring the kids) or reserve a covered seat/table. There is "game style" food, drinks, adult beverages, and sometimes there are local vendors selling their wares. The best...More
This was our first visit to the Ruidoso Race Track. We enjoyed it very much and plan to visit again next year. We had seats down front facing the open air and the track itself. We could have opted for a table in the main...More
Had a great time at the American trials. We were able to get into the Turf Club which had the best views of the finish line. The wait staff there were very attentive and the food was really good. Great chicken nachos and bar drinks!...More
We took the whole family to watch a few races. We aren’t really betting people, but we finally placed a minimum $2 bet and that made it a lot more exciting to watch. Our horse came in second, but well worth $2. It was very...More
Went to the Aug 17 Futurity Trials... I called ahead and got tickets to the Turf Club. We arrived at 9:30 for the 11 am post time and the Turf Club concierge seated us at a counter in the first row. Great seats. Robert was...More
Ruidoso Downs is a unique track that runs thoroughbreds but is built off the best quarter horses in the world. The weather is great and the facilities are workable. With the new ownership I look forward to some great thing to come in the future.
This track is large enough to see some good horse races, but small enough to get up close and really see the action. They keep the races going quickly, very little lag time, and betting is nearby and easy. Cold beer, great cocktails, good munchies....More