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  1. All American Futurity trials take place today, Saturday; All American Derby trials on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Alamogordo Daily News

    The race for the biggest prize in quarter horse racing begins today with the first of two days of trials for the Grade 1, $3 million All American Futurity at Ruidoso Downs Race Track and Casino. There will be 17 trials held today and Saturday contested at the distance of 440 yards for the two-year-old horses.

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  2. County Commissioners discuss final budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Alamogordo Daily News

    County Commissioners discussed the final operating budget that included raising wages for Sheriff's Office employees at their budget work session Monday afternoon at the county Administration Building. Commissioners have been working to approve an interim budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal year by which the county must submit their final budget to the state by July 31. After Monday's meeting, the estimate for the amount of unrestricted cash carrying over was at about $2.6 million, County Finance Director Donna Brandon said.

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  3. County Commissioners discuss final budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Alamogordo Daily News

    County Commissioners discussed the final operating budget that included raising wages for Sheriff's Office employees at their budget work session Monday afternoon at the county Administration Building. Commissioners have been working to approve an interim budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal year by which the county must submit their final budget to the state by July 31. After Monday's meeting, the estimate for the amount of unrestricted cash carrying over was at about $2.6 million, County Finance Director Donna Brandon said.

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  4. Keithley's Korner: Billy's back in town keeping western swing aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Alamogordo Daily News

    Billy Mata and his band The Texas Tradition will take the stage Saturday night at Billy's Sports Bar and Grill at the Ruidoso Downs Racetrack. Music starts at 7 p.m. If you're going to try, folks are going to eventually compare you to Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys, and that's a tough act to follow.

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  5. A letter to racing fans from the New Mexico Horse Breeders AssociationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Alamogordo Daily News

    New Mexico is still the place to race and breed. Just look at two days of stakes races dedicated to New Mexico Breds here at Ruidoso Downs Racetrack during Zia Festival July 24-25.

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  6. Cowboots boots, Chevy Colorado highlight promotions during Zia FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Alamogordo Daily News

    Racing Fans that come to the Zia Festival at Ruidoso Downs Race Track will have an opportunity to win this 2015 Chevy Colorado from Sierra Blanca Motors. Racing Fans that come to the Zia Festival at Ruidoso Downs Race Track will have an opportunity to win a pair of Ariat Cowboy Boots from Billy the Kid Casino and Bennie's Western Wear of Artesia and earn points toward drawing tickets to win a 2015 Chevrolet Colorado from Sierra Blanca Motors.

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  7. Zia Festival silent auction to benefit Permanently Disabled Jockeys FundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Alamogordo Daily News

    Secretariat: A 16X20 portrait of the most famous race horse of all time will be auctioned off. The portrait is entitled, "Here's Looking at You" and is in limited edition, hand-signed by owner Penny Chenery.

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  8. Finalists set for Senor, Senorita during Zia Festival weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Alamogordo Daily News

    Diabolical King won the 175,000 Mountain Top Futurity at Ruidoso Downs on June 20 by a dominating seven-and-one-quarter lengths. He is well positioned to score his second futurity win of the meet in the Rio Grande Senor Thoroughbred Futurity.

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  9. Astica, Giles, Ramos impress in Zia Derby trials at Ruidoso DownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Alamogordo Daily News

    Astica led an impressive showing for trainer Wes Giles and jockey Adrian A. Ramos when she set the fastest-qualifying time to the 163,172 Zia Quarter Horse Derby. Mj Farms' homebred Astica led an impressive showing for trainer Wes Giles and jockey Adrian A. Ramos when she set the fastest-qualifying time to the $163,172 Zia Quarter Horse Derby at Ruidoso Downs on Saturday.

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  10. Carson City Girl surges for top Zia Futurity qualifying timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Alamogordo Daily News

    Carson City Girl Carson City Girl showed that added distance should be to her advantage when she drew out to set the fastest-qualifying time to the 380,000 Zia Futurity. David and Sandra Barrett's Carson City Girl showed that added distance should be to her advantage when she drew out to set the fastest-qualifying time to the $380,000 Zia Futurity at Ruidoso Downs Friday.

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  11. Family Day at Ruidoso Downs Race TrackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Alamogordo Daily News

    The annual Family Day fun at Ruidoso Downs is set for Monday after a weekend of Rainbow Futurity and Rainbow Derby trials. Rainbow Futurity trials are Friday and Saturday with a 12 p.m. first post time.

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  12. 20th annual Art Loop tour: Lincoln County tour features the work of local artistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Alamogordo Daily News

    Shown here is the work of artist Janet Alexander, who won the Finalist Saul Bell Jewelry Design Award 2015. Talented artists across Lincoln County are showcasing their work and opening their studios to the public as Art Loop celebrates its 20th annual studio tour of Lincoln County from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Sunday.

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  13. Hubbard winning horse tests positive for drugRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | Alamogordo Daily News

    New Mexico Racing Commission Executive Director Vince Mares said Wednesday that the winner of the Mountain Top Futurity at Ruidoso Downs, Lilly is First, was found in "preliminary results to have levels in excess of allowable amounts of a therapeutic drug." The 2-year-old filly is co-owned by Paul Blanchard, owner of The Downs at Albuquerque, and R.D. Hubbard, owner of the Ruidoso Downs Race Track.

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  14. 2 attorneys being considered for appointment to Judge Parsons' seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Alamogordo Daily News

    Members of the Judicial Nominating Commission, including from left. Ruidoso attorney Adam Rafkin, Lincoln County Attorney Alan Morel and Ruidoso Downs City Attorney H. John Underwood, listen to answers from applicants.

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  15. Jones Stable off to hot start in Ruidoso Futurity TrialsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Alamogordo Daily News

    Fine Oak Corona is the top-qualifier, Friday, for the 2015 Ruidoso Futurity. Defending 13-time national champion trainer Paul Jones got his Ruidoso Downs' season off to an excellent start by saddling two of the five qualifiers from 16 trials to the Grade 1, $750,000 Ruidoso Futurity on opening day Friday.

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  16. Ruidoso Downs offers free T-shirts to fans on opening weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | Alamogordo Daily News

    Free T-shirts will be given away to the first 1,000 customers who purchase an official racing program on Friday, Saturday and Sunday of opening weekend, May 22-24. Ruidoso Downs Race Track will offer a free T-shirt promotion to the first 1,000 customers who purchase an official racing program on Friday, Saturday and Sunday of opening weekend, May 22-24.

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  17. Jockey G. R. Carter, Jr. back at Ruidoso for another go-round in Grade 1 stakesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | Alamogordo Daily News

    Courtesy Jockey G. R. Carter, a member of the Ruidoso Downs' Racehorse Hall of Fame, flips off from a horse while trainer Michael Joiner looks on. Ask G. R. Carter if he still has that same youthful enthusiasm and vigor for riding a potential All American winner and you'll find he has the same answer.

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  18. Top trainers ready for battle on the trackRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | Alamogordo Daily News

    Mike Joiner, last year's leading quarter horse trainer, gives one of his young runners some starting gate experience during morning workouts. Trials for the $750,000 Ruidoso Futurity and the $800,000 Ruidoso Derby will be held opening weekend at Ruidoso Downs Race Track.

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  19. Marshall Tucker Band coming to Ruidoso Downs Race TrackRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Alamogordo Daily News

    June 18, Ruidoso Downs Race Track will be rocking under the stars with Southern rock legends the Marshall Tucker Band, marking the first outdoor concert the race track has scheduled in the past few years. "We have always believed that it's a perfect venue for an outdoor summer evening concert in our community," race track general manager Shaun Hubbard said.

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  20. Keithley's Korner: It all started with funny-moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Alamogordo Daily News

    I've been hanging out at race tracks for the better part of 25 years. I guess it's because that's where I've always felt comfortable; I like the people and I like the betting action - period.

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