NMHA BOARD MEETING SET FOR WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13, 2017, 9:00 AM

RACE DAYS FOR 2017-18 TO BE DISCUSSED AT NMHA BOARD MEETING

Pat Bingham

THE NEW MEXICO HORSEMEN'S ASSOCIATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS WILL MEET IN IN OPEN SESSION ON JUNE 13, 2017  STARTING AT 9:00. THE MEETING WILL HELD AT THE NMHA OFFICES LOCATED AT 217 PALOMAS, NEW, ALBUQUERQUE, NM, JUST EAST OF THE  NM STATE FAIRGROUNDS.   THE MAIN TOPICS WILL INCLUDE A DISCUSSION OF RACING DATES FOR 2017-18.    OTHER TOPICS FOR DISCUSSION ARE,  PROGRESS ON THE NMHA SPONSORED ECONOMIC IMPACT STUDY WHICH WILL COVER THE ENTIRE RACING/GAMING INDUSTRY IN NEW MEXICO,  STATUS OF WORKER'S COMPENSATION INSURANCE AND OUR  MEMBERS, A VIEW OF THE FUTURE OF RACING IN NEW MEXICO AND NMHA'S AUDIT FOR 2016.


ALL HORSEMEN ARE INVITED TO ATTEND

THE NEW MEXICO RACING COMMISSION WILL BE HOLDING ITS FINAL RACE DAY COMMITTEE MEETING ON WEDNESDAY,  JUNE 13, 2017 COMMENCING AT 1:30 PM AT THE NMRC OFFICES LOCATED AT 4900 ALAMEDA, NEW, ALBUQUERQUE, NM.   THIS MEETING IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AND ALL HORSEMEN ARE INVITED TO ATTEND.  FOR DIRECTIONS CALL THE NMHA AT 505.266.7056 OR THE COMMISSION AT 505.222.0700.  Start writing here... WE ANTICIPATE THAT THE NMRC WILL APPROVE RACE DATES FOR 2017-18 AT ITS MEETING SET FOR THURSDAY, JUNE 14, 2017.  THE MEETING WILL START AT 8:30 AM AND WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE NMRC OFFICES AT 4900 ALAMEDA, NE.


RACING NEWS:


CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CONNECTIONS OF IMPERIAL EAGLE WHO WON THE MR. JESS PERRY STAKES,  RUN AT RUIDOSO DOWNS ON SATURDAY, JUNE 10.   OWNERS ARE CHARLES E. AND CHRISTINA D. ROBINSON,  TRAINER IS  TE SEDILLO.  THE HORSE WAS RIDDEN BY E. RAMIREZ.    CONGRATULATIONS ALSO TO THE CONNECTIONS OF TOUGH TO BEE,  OWNED BY PARAGON FARMS, LLC,  TRAINED BY TREY WOOD.  RIDDEN BY R. RAMIREZ, JR.  FOR  WINNING THE RUIDOSO DERBY,  $1,000,000 PURSE. 


ALSO AT RUIDOSO, ON JUNE 11, 2017, A BIG SHOUT OUT TO THE CONNECTIONS OF MR. PERRY STRONG WINNER OF THE RUIDOSO QH JUVENILE STAKES.   THE HORSE IS OWNED BY LICON FARM AND RANCH, LLC,  TRAINED BY MIKE JOINER AND PILOTED BY LS MARTINEZ. 


IN THE BIG RACE, THE $1,000,000 RUIDIOSO FUTURITY A DEAD HEAT FOR FIRST TOOK PLACE.  CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CONNECTIONS OF EAGLE JAZZ, OWWNED BY JUAN A. MEDINA, TRAINED BY JS KEARL AND RIDDEN BY R S VALLEJO AND CONGRATULATIONS TO MELVIN NEUGEBAUER OWNER OF UPTOWN DYNASTY,   TRAINED BY WT GILES AND RIDDEN BY CU VIDANA.

THANKS, TO ALL THE HORSEMEN WHO ENTERED YESTERDAY, JUNE 12, 2017,  FOR THE FINAL DAY OF RACING AT SUNRAY PARK.   A JOINT EFFORT BETWEEN MANAGEMENT, HORSEMEN  MADE THIS RACE MEET A GREAT SUCCESS.   THANKS, TO ALL

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PAT BINGHAM, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, NMHA.