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6TH RACETRACK HAS NOT BEEN APPROVED
THE NMRC MET TODAY IN SPECIAL SESSION AND ON ADVICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE THEY WERE NOT ABLE TO APPROVE THE LICENSE APPLICATION FOR A 6TH RACETRACK FOR NEW MEXICO. THE NMRC WILL RECOMMEND TO THE NEWLY ELECTED GOVERNOR TO PROCEED WITH APPROVAL AFTER THE GOVERNOR ELECT TAKES OFFICE. THE PROCESS FOR A 6TH RACETRACK IS NOT CONCLUDED AND ESSENTIALLY HAS BEEN PLACED ON HOLD. HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL.
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RACING COMMISSION TO MEET ON 6TH TRACK LICENSE
MEETING TO BE HELD ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2018, TIME 10:00 AM
THE NEW MEXICO RACING COMMISSION WILL MEET ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2018, AT 10:00 AM AT THE COMMISSION OFFICES LOCATED AT 4900 ALAMEDA, BL., NE, ALBUQUERQUE, NM 87113. FOR DIRECTIONS CALL 505.222.0700. THE NMRC WILL MEET TO CONSIDER THE APPLICATIONS FOR A 6TH NEW MEXICO RACETRACK LICENSE. I5 APPLICANTS HAVE APPLIED FOR THE LICENSE FOR A RACETRACK TO BE BASED IN ONE OF THE FOLLOWING COMMUNITIES: LORDSBURG, NM ONE APPLICANT, CLOVIS, THREE APPLICANTS, AND TUCUMCARI, NM ONE APPLICANT.WILL REPORT ON…
NO ACTION TAKEN ON 6TH RACETRACK LICENSE
THE NMRC TOOK NO ACTION TO APPROVE THE 6TH TRACK AT 12/22/18 SPECIAL MEETING
THE NMRC TOOK NO ACTION TO APPROVE THE 6TH RACETRACK LICENSE DURING ITS 12/21/18. THE NMRC MET IN EXECUTIVE SESSION FOR ABOUT 3 HOURS AND CAME TO NO CONCLUSION TO EITHER APPROVE OR REJECT WHAT WOULD HAVE BEEN A 6TH RACETRACK IN NEW MEXICO.A BIG SHOUTOUT TO REY MARQUEZ A LONGTIME HORSEMEN. HE TURNS 90 YEARS OLD TODAY. HIS RECORD WITH HIS SMALL STABLE IS QUITE REMARKABLE. HAPPY BIRTHDAY REY.A HEARTY MERRY CHRISTMAS TO EACH AND EVERYONE. RESPECTFULLY, PAT BINGHAM
Racing Commission to Hold Special Meeting
The NMRC will hold a Special Meeting this coming Friday, December 21, 2018
Greetings and Happy Holidays. The NMRC has called a special meeting for this Friday, December 21, 2018. The meeting will start at 9:00 AM and will cover the following topics: Threatened or Pending Litigation which will be dealt with in executive session and the 6th Racetrack License. The subject of litigation has to do with lawsuit filed by Lordsburg over the feasibility study that was commissioned by the NMRC regarding the 6th track. By now, I would surmise that the…
Worker's Compensation Initiative
Horsemen Survey, Please Participate
The NMHA is seeking information to determine the feasibility of supplementing the purchase of Worker's Compensation Insurance by Trainers and Owners who are required under New Mexico law to have it. Presently, New Mexico law requires that all agricultural employers including NMRC licensed race horse Trainers have worker's compensation insurance protection in place for their workers, including grooms, gallop personnel and themselves so long as they are in operation.Briefly, the law requires that a trainer have worker's comp insurance in…