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Vesicular Stomatitis

Don’t forget to take precautionary measures against VS!

Audrey Rader
July 2019   4658 views

Multiple horses have been confirmed of being infected with Vesicular Stomatitis in Sandoval County.Implement a good fly and mosquito program at your barns and check for signs on all horses. Signs can include blisters around the lips, nose or sheath; lesions in the mouth; or ulceration and erosion of the coronary bands. If you suspect your horse of having Vs, call a vet immediately.The following link has more information on VS. https://www.merckvetmanual.com/generalized-conditions/vesicular-stomatitis/overview-of-vesicular-stomatitis It’s always good to get ahead of it…

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Executive Director Position Available

New Mexico Horsemen's Association

Jay Rader
July 2019   4529 views

Executive Director Position AvailableQualifications:College Degree/ExperienceComputer LiterateAbility to supervise, analyze policies, draft reports and accounting skillsTravel required within New MexicoRiside in Albuquerque AreaKnowledge of the racing industryPublic SpeakingSalary range $55k - $65kSubmit Resumes online to: nmhastate1@aol.comOr send by mail to:New Mexico Horsemen's AssociationPO Box 8695Albuquerque, NM 87198*Resumes must be received by July 31 Download a Printable version of the flyer:

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UPDATE ON SERVICES FOR HENRY DOMINQUEZ

New Mexico Horsemen's Association, Pat Bingham
May 2019   6884 views

VISITATION FOR HENRY DOMINGUEZ WILL BE HELD ON TUESDAY, JUNE 4TH, FROM 5 PM TO 9 PM AT SUNSET FUNERAL HOME, WEST EL PASO, TEXAS. ROSARY WILL BE HELD ON TUESDAY, JUNE 4 AT 7 PM AT SUNSET FUNERAL HOME, WEST EL PASO, TEXAS. FUNERAL MASS WILL BE HELD WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5, AT 10:00 AM AT ST. MATHEW CATHOLIC CHURCH. INTERNMENT WILL BE AT MEMORY GARDENS OF THE VALLEY CEMETERY. PLEASE WEAR BLUE CLOTHING, NO BLACK. RIP HENRY.

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RIP HENRY DOMINGUEZ

New Mexico Horsemen's Association, Pat Bingham
May 2019   6258 views

WITH REGRET AND GREAT SADNESS, I REPORT THE PASSING OF LONGTIME TRAINER AND HORSEMAN, HENRY DOMINGUEZ. HENRY WAS A GREAT TRAINER AND WONDERFUL PERSON TO KNOW. SERVICES WILL BE HELD NEXT WEEK AT THE SUNSET FUNERAL HOME WEST, LOCATED AT 480 RESLER IN EL PASO, TEXAS. THE DATE OF THE SERVICES WILL POSTED WHEN KNOWN. RIP HENRY YOU ARE MISSED.

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Bob Arnett Has Passed

New Mexico Horsemen's Association, Pat Bingham
May 2019   7415 views

A great Horsemen and gentleman has passed. Bob Arnett passed on May 22, 2019 at the age of 85. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Mr. Arnett was a great trainer of race horses, a great family man and friend and mentor to many. He was predeceased by his wife Wilma Jean Arnett who was always by his side and his granddaughter Joni Arnett. Among other achievements, he was leading trainer at Sunland Park for 11…

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Jamie Zamora at RUIDOSO is contact person re: Ongoing AQHA REGISTRATION ISSUES

CALL   575 378 7223 TO REACH JAMIE

New Mexico Horsemen's Association, Pat Bingham
May 2019   6407 views

As you all may very well have heard, the AQHA’s new software that is utilized to create foal registration certificates is not working very efficiently. They are in crisis mode and are working with the NMRC, horsemen, and track racing offices to keep QH racing going. The AQHA is taking in about 3,000 calls per day and customer service is having difficulties keeping up with the volume. All that being said, I wanted to share the point of contact for…

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New Trainers Added to The Sunray Park Horsmen's Committee

By Acclimation.   New Owners appointed to serve on Committee due to vacancies.   No Vote Shall be Necessary For  This Year.

New Mexico Horsemen's Association, Pat Bingham
May 2019   1569 views

4 Trainers were nominated to serve a two year term on the Sunray Park Committee today, May 3, 2019 at a general called meeting. They are Jill Giles, Celio (Jr.) Trujillo, Bernadette Leyva and Justin Evans. Since only 4 Trainers were nominated to serve on the Sunray Park Horsemen's Committee, they are confirmed as Committee members by acclimation and no vote is necessary. The above named Trainers shall serve a 2 year term till 2021. In addition the following Owners…

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MAY 2019 NMHA AND RACING COMMISSION MEETINGS

NEW MEMBERS APPOINTED TO RACING COMMISSION

New Mexico Horsemen's Association, Pat Bingham
May 2019   6380 views

Horsemen, please note that the NMRC Race Date Meeting set for May 15, 2019, 6PM - Farmington- has been changed to 1:30 PM, May 15, 2019 at the NMRC office located at 4900 Alameda, Bl., in Albuquerque. The NMRC regular meeting set for May 16, 2019 will also be held here in Albuquerque at the NMHA office located at 207 Palomas, NE, starting at 9:30 AM. All Horsemen are invited to attend all meetings.The NMHA regular Board meeting will take…

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MAY 2019 NMHA AND NMRC MEETINGS

SUNRAY NMHA TRACK COMMITTEE TO NOMINATE TRAINERS TO SERVE 2 YEAR TERM

New Mexico Horsemen's Association, Pat Bingham
May 2019   6412 views

Horsemen, please note that the NMRC Race Date Meeting set for May 15, 2019, 6PM - Farmington has been changed to 1:30 PM, May 15, 2019 and will be held at the NMRC office-4900 Alameda, Bl., NE in Albuquerque. The NMRC regular meeting set for Thursday, May 16, 2019 will also be held in Albuquerque starting at 9:30 AM. Road trip to Farmington has been cancelled. The NMHA Board of Directors meeting will take place in Albuquerque-217 Palomas, NE- starting…

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NMHA  BOARD TO MEET WED. APRIL 17, 2019 BEGINNING AT 9 AM

THE NMHA BOARD OF DIRECTORS APRIL 2019 MEETING WILL TAKE PLACE BEGINNING AT 9 AM AT THE HORSEMEN'S MAIN OFFICE LOCATED AT 217 PALOMAS, NE, ALBUQUERQUE, NM.  WE ARE LOCATED JUST BLOCKS WEST OF THE NM STATE FAIR MAIN ENTRANCE WHICH IS LOCATED AT SAN PEDRO AND COPPER, NE, ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico Horsemen's Association, Pat Bingham
April 2019   4025 views

ALL HORSEMEN ARE INVITED TO ATTEND ALL MEETINGS.THE NMRC WILL HOLD A MEDICATION/RULES COMMITTEE MEETING ON APRIL 17,2019 STARTING AT 1:30 PM AT THE NMRC OFFICES LOCATED AT 4900 ALAMEDA, NE, ALBUQUERQUE, NM. THE MEETING STARTS AT 1:30 PM. FOR DIRECTIONS PLEASE CALL 505.222.0700. AMONG OTHER TOPICSA MULTIPLE MEDICATION VIOLATION SYSTEM WILL BE DISCUSSED (POINTS FOR VARIOUS DRUG RELATED INFRACTIONS TO BE ASSESSED AGAINST A TRAINER'S RECORD AND REMAIN IN THE RECORD, DEPENDING ON SEVERITY, OVER A PERIOD OF TIME)FOLLOWING…

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NMHA BOARD OF DIRECTORS TO MEET ON WED., MARCH 20, 2019: NMRC TO MEET ON THURS., MARCH 21, 2019

New Mexico Horsemen's Association, Pat Bingham
March 2019   1892 views

Start writing here... NMHA BOARD OF DIRECTORS TO MEET NMHA BOARD OF DIRECTORS WILL HOLD ITS MONTHLY MEETING,BEGINNING AT 9:00 AM THIS WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 2019 AT THE HORSEMEN'S MAIN OFFICE LOCATED AT 217 PALOMAS, NE, ALBUQUERQUE, NM 87108. THE HORSEMEN'S OFFICE IS LOCATED JUST WEST OF THE MAIN ENTRANCE TO THE NEW MEXICO STATE FAIRGROUNDS WHICH IS ON SAN PEDRO STREET. ALL HORSEMEN ARE INVITED TO ATTEND THE MEETING. FOR DIRECTIONS PLEASE CALL 505.266.7056 NM RACING COMMISSION WILL HOLD…

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NMHA BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING SET FOR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2019 STARTING AT 9:00 AM

THE FEBRUARY NMHA BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING WILL TAKE PLACE STARTING AT 9:00 AM, FEB. 20, 2019 AT THE NMHA MAIN OFFICE LOCATED AT 217 PALOMAS, NE, ALBUQUERQUE, NM. CALL 505.266.7056 FOR DIRECTIONS

New Mexico Horsemen's Association, Pat Bingham
February 2019   1229 views

RULES AND MEDICATION COMMITTEES OF THE NMRC WILL FOLLOW THE HORSEMEN'S MEETING AT 1:30 PM AT THE NMRC OFFICE LOCATED AT 4900 ALAMEDA, NE, ALBUQUERQUE, NM. IF YOU NEED DIRECTIONS, PLEASE CALL 505.222.0700. ALL HORSEMEN ARE INVITED.THE NM RACING COMMISSION WILL HOLD ITS FEBRUARY MEETING ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2019 AT ITS 4900 ALAMEDA, NE, ALBUQUERQUE, NM HEADQUARTERS. THE MEETING WILL BEGIN AT 9:30 AM. ALL HORSEMEN ARE INVITED TO ATTEND ALL MEETINGS.THE NEW MEXICO STATE LEGISLATURE IS IN SESSION.…

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ALBUTEROL BAN TO GO INTO EFFECT VERY SOON

ALBUTEROL WILL  SOON BE A ZERO TOLERANCE SUBSTANCE

New Mexico Horsemen's Association, Pat Bingham
January 2019   5563 views

THE FOLLOWING IS A NEWS RELEASE ISSUED TODAY, 1/28/19, BY THE NMRC: NEW MEXICO RACING COMMISSION MAKES STRIDES TOWARDS ZERO TOLERANCE FOR ALBUTEROL On January 16, 2019 the New Mexico Racing Commission (NMRC) Rules and Medication Committee voted to pass a rule that would make the drug albuterol a zero tolerance drug in the State of New Mexico. The new rule is intended to go into affect around May 1, 2019. The new rule is not breed specific and it…

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NEWS FOR HORSEMEN

NMRC MEETING OF 1/17/2019

New Mexico Horsemen's Association, Pat Bingham
January 2019   3008 views

GOOD MORNING HOPE ALL IS WELL WITH YOU. Following are the highlights of yesterday's NMRC meeting. Tabled the purse structure for coming meet at Sunray Park pending consultation with Horsemen re purses for coming 2019 race-meet. The 2018 race-meet will be a short one 17 days in all beginning on May 3 and running until June 2. Purses will be in neighborhood of $3.4 million or $200,000 per day. Need to have purse structure set so that each level of…

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NHMA BOARD OF DIRECTORS TO MEET ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16,2019

NMHA BOARD TO MEET ON JANUARY 16, 2019 AT THE HORSEMEN'S OFFICES LOCATED AT 2017 PALOMAS, NE,  ALBUQUERQUE, NM,   MEETING TO START AT 9:00 AM,  THE NMRC RULES COMMITTEE WILL MEET ON THE JANUARY 16, 2019,  AS WELL,  STARTING AT 1:30 PM AT THE NMRC OFFICE LOCATED AT 4900 ALAMEDA BLVD, NE ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico Horsemen's Association, Pat Bingham
January 2019   2477 views

Start writing here...ALL HORSEMEN ARE INVITED AND ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND THESE MEETINGS. THE NMRC WILL MEET IN OPEN SESSION ON THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 2019 AT THE NMRC OFFICES LOCATED AT 4900 ALAMEDA, NE, ALBUQUERQUE, NM. THE MEETING STARTS AT 9:30 AM. HOPE TO SEE ALL HORSEMEN AT ALL OF THE MEETINGS THAT ARE COMING UP. IF YOU NEED DIRECTIONS TO WHERE THE MEETINGS WILL TAKE PLACE, CALL US AT 505.266.7056 HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL.SINCERELY, PAT BINGHAM, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, NMHA

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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.

New Mexico Horsemen's Association, Pat Bingham
December 2018   569 views

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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

New Mexico Horsemen's Association, Pat Bingham
December 2018   605 views

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…

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NO ACTION TAKEN ON 6TH RACETRACK LICENSE

THE NMRC TOOK NO ACTION TO APPROVE THE 6TH TRACK AT 12/22/18 SPECIAL MEETING

New Mexico Horsemen's Association, Pat Bingham
December 2018   866 views

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

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Racing Commission to Hold Special Meeting

The NMRC will hold a Special Meeting this coming Friday, December 21, 2018

New Mexico Horsemen's Association, Pat Bingham
December 2018   557 views

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…

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