Ruidoso Downs

QH jockey Jacky Martin paralyzed below the neck

Following examinations Saturday at University Medical Center in El Paso, TX, Quarter Horse jockey Jacky Martin has been diagnosed as paralyzed below the neck. The report was confirmed by his wife Tracey Martin, who said he could be moved to a new facility in a few days. Martin, 56, was injured when thrown from his […]

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Cold Cash 123 fastest qualifier for All American Derby

Cold Cash 123 was the best of 70 entrants on Friday when he put up the fastest qualifying time for next month’s $1.3 million All American Derby for Quarter Horses at Ruidoso Downs, reports Daily Racing Form’s Mary Rampellini. Cold Cash 123, trained by Sleepy Gilbreath, is 6 for 6 at the 440-yard distance and […]

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Purse for All American Futurity projected to hit $2.6 million by 2013

Daily Racing Form’s Steve Andersen reports that the purse for the 2013 All American Futurity for 2-year-old Quarter Horses at Ruidoso Downs, NY, is projected to reach a record $2.6 million. The purse for this year and 2012 is projected at $2.4 million, making it the richest race for juveniles of any breed in North […]

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Ruidoso Downs opens Friday, record Futurity purse on tap

With a newly renovated grandstand and racing surface, Ruidoso Downs opens its spring/summer meet Friday.  The track plans 60 racing dates, highlighted by the All American Futurity for Quarter Horses September 5, which is expected to have a record $2.4 million purse. Traditionally, the Futurity is the only Monday card at Ruidoso, but this year, […]

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Feds to help with fire near Ruidoso Downs

A grant from FEMA will cover 75% of the New Mexico Forestry Division’s expenses according to a spokeswoman for the state. The fire spanned 2,000 acres near Ruidoso Downs and was one of 26 wildfires that occurred over the weekend.

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Jockeys to Honor Villa and Martinez Breeders’ Cup Weekend

PRESS RELEASE Jockeys across the nation will honor the late jockey Mark Villa and the seriously injured Michael Martinez on November 5th and 6th, Breeders’ Cup weekend. Guild members will ride with a Jockeys’ Guild decal on their boots and all jockeys will be asked to donate one losing mount fee to each of […]

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