Events & Festivals

Live Horse Racing

Previously Held May 3, 2019 - June 2, 2019

SunRay Park & Casino

SunRay Park & Casino brings live horse racing to Farmington every Friday, Saturday, Sunday from May 3 to June 2, 2019 and Monday May 13th and May 20th. Post time is at 3:00 pm on Monday and Friday and 1:15 pm on Saturday and Sunday.

Event Information

SunRay Park & Casino
39 Road 5568, Farmington, NM
SunRay Park & Casino
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(505) 566-1200

Enjoy live horse racing at SunRay Park & Casino from May 3 to June 2, 2019.  Monday and Friday post time is at 3:00pm, Saturdays and Sundays post time at 1:15pm. SunRay Park & Casino is located off Hwy. 64 between Farmington and Bloomfield.

2019 Live Racing Schedule

The 2019 live  racing  season  at  SunRay Park and Casino begins on Friday, May  3, offering a daily purse structure expected to exceed  $200,000.  The Farmington,  New Mexico based track will be running a boutique meet this season, consisting of 17  days  of  live  racing,  campaigning  primarily on Friday,  Saturday  and  Sunday. This  year’s unique meet will be presented  through Sunday, June  2.  Post times on Fridays and Mondays are 3:00  p.m. Mountain  Standard  Time.  Racing on Saturdays  and  Sundays  starts  at  1:15  p.m. 

  • The ever popular, “Freaky Fast Fridays” consists of all Quarter Horse cards
  • Saturdays and Sundays offer both Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse action
  • Monday, May 13 and May 20 will serve up all Thoroughbred programs
  • Animas Stakes opening  Quarter  Horse festivities on  Friday,  May  3
  • Saturday, May 4, the  6  ½  furlong  Inaugural  Handicap
  • $60,000  Foutz Distaff,  also at  6  ½  furlongs, on Sunday, May  5
  • Futurity and the $100,000 estimated  Four  Corners  Futurity
  • $60,000  Jack Cole handicap at one mile on Monday,  May  13
  • the  $60,000  Dine Stakes, at 6  ½  furlongs on Sunday,  May 26 
  • Closing day, Sunday,  June  2 - $75,000  San  Juan  County  Commissioners’  Handicap at one and one-eighth miles 
  • Closing day, Sunday,  June  2 -  World class two-year-old Quarter  Horses will again be on display in the $100,000 estimated New Mexico  Breeders’

2019 will see SunRay Park again present it’s “Guest Paddock Host” program.  Consisting of racing industry analysts from across the nation, the “Guest  Paddock  Host”  program attempts to provide a myriad of handicapping angles and information, beneficial to both on and off  track patrons. 

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