The Downs at ABQ NEWS
Sept. 2nd and Sept. 3rd
The Albuquerque Downs Racetrack will be closed on September 2nd and 3rd of 2019 for renovations. Thank you for your patience.
ABQ Committee Meeting
July 20, 2019
The Albuquerque Committee had a meeting Saturday July 20, 2019.We welcome Gene Garcia as the new chairman of the Albuquerque Committee and Tony Blea III as one of our NM State Board Representatives! The following was discussed and decided upon:Gene Garcia has been elected as chairman of this committee.Tony Blea III has been elected as one of our State Board representatives.Security concerns have been addressed.Haul-in trailers are not permitted to travel in the barn area while the track is open.Changes…
New Protocols in Regards to Vesicular Stomatitis
THE DOWNS AT ALBUQUERQUE HAS BEEN NOTIFIED OF THE PRESENCE OF VESICULAR STOMATITIS IN THE SURROUNDING AREAS.EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY THE FOLLOWING PROTOCOLS WILL BE ENFORCED:1. Every horse entering the stable gate will be orally examined for symptoms of VS.2. Owners and/or trainers have the option to have their own veterinarian examine the horses prior to unloading(if the vet is on the grounds at time of arrival).3. If the owner or trainer's veterinarian is not present at the stable gate, Downs personnel…