Events & Festivals

Live Horse Racing

Friday May 3 2019

1:00pm - 2:00pm

SunRay Park & Casino

SunRay Park & Casino brings live horse racing to Farmington every Friday, Saturday, Sunday from May 3 to June 2, 2018 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, 2018.  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.

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  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. Consecutive  Monday  cards  on  May  13  and  May  20,  will  serve  up  all  Thoroughbred  programs. A pair  of  $50,000  stake  races  will  set  the  tone  for  the  new  season,  with  the  Animas  Stakes  opening  up  Quarter  Horse festivities  on  Friday,  May  3,  followed  on  Saturday,  May  4,  by  the  6  ½  furlong  Inaugural  Handicap.  The  $60,000  Foutz Distaff,  also  at  six  and  one-half  furlongs,  completes  opening  weekend,  highlighting  Sunday’s  card  on  May  5. World  class  two-year-old  Quarter  Horses  will  again  be  on  display  in  the  $100,000  estimated  New  Mexico  Breeders’ Futurity  and  the  $100,000  estimated  Four  Corners  Futurity,  both  set  to  be  contested  on  Sunday,  June  2. On the Thoroughbred  side,  this  year’s  increases  in  stake  purses  will  certainly  generate  interest  in  such  events  as  the   $60,000  Jack  Cole  handicap  at  one  mile  on  Monday,  May  13,  the  $60,000  Dine  Stakes  at  six  and  one-half  furlongs  on Sunday,  May  26  and the  $75,000  San  Juan  County  Commissioners’  Handicap  at  one  and  one-eighth  miles  on  closing Sunday,  June  2.   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  the  on  and  off  track  patron. 

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