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NMHA BOARD OF DIRECTORS TO MEET

MEETING WILL TAKE PLACE AT 9:00 AM, APRIL 18, 2018 AT HORSEMEN'S MAIN OFFICE IN ALBUQUERQUE,  217 PALOMAS, NE,  JUST WEST OF FAIRGROUNDS

New Mexico Horsemen's Association, Pat Bingham
April 2018   1056 views

THE NMHA BOARD OF DIRECTORS WILL MEET FOR ITS APRIL MEETING BEGINNING AT 9:00 AM, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 2018 AT THE HORSEMEN'S MAIN OFFICE LOCATED AT 217 PALOMAS, NE, ALBUQUERQUE, NM. (JUST WEST OF THE NM STATE FAIRGROUNDS). ALL HORSEMEN ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND. FOR DIRECTIONS CALL PAT BINGHAM AT 505.266.7056. THE NEW MEXICO RACING COMMISSION WILL MEET IN OPEN SESSION ON THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 2018 AT ITS OFFICE LOCATED AT 4900 ALAMEDA, NE, ALBUQUERQUE, NM. THE NMRC MEETING WILL…

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GENERAL HORSEMEN'S MEETING SET FOR FRIDAY, APRIL 20 IN THE GRANDSTAND AT SUNRAY PARK TO NOMINATE OWNERS AS CANDIDATES FOR TRACK COMMITTEE

MEETING STARTS AT 11 AM

New Mexico Horsemen's Association, Pat Bingham
April 2018   986 views

A GENERAL HORSEMEN'S MEETING WILL BE HELD IN THE SUNRAY PARK GRANDSTAND THIS COMING FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2018, TO NOMINATE OWNERS WHO WISH TO BE ELECTED TO THE SUNRAY PARK TRACK COMMITTEE. THE MEETING STARTS AT 11:00 AM. PLEASE COME AND NOMINATE THE CANDIDATE OR CANDIDATES OF YOUR CHOICE. ONLY THOSE WITH A VALID NMRC OWNER'S LICENSE ARE ELIGIBLE TO BE NOMINATED. HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE. THANKS, PAT BINGHAM

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IMPORTANT DATES REGARING MOVING TO RUIDOSO

New Mexico Horsemen's Association, Pat Bingham
April 2018   1016 views

FOLLOWING ARE THE MOVE-IN DATES TO RUIDOSO:APRIL 16, BARN AREA OPENS TO SET UP BARNSAPRIL 23, BARN AREA OPEN FOR HORSES TO COME INAPRIL 27, TRACK OPEN FOR TRAININGAPRIL 30, ENTRIES TAKEN FOR TRAINING RACESMAY 7 TO MAY 9, TRAINING RACES HELD.SPECIAL FESTIVITIES ARE PLANNED FOR KENTUCKY DERBY DAY MAY 5 TO CELEBRATE THE DERBY AND LOCAL HORSE RUNAWAY GHOST, OWNED BY MR. JOE PEACOCK AND TRAINED BY TODD FINCHER. GOOD LUCK TO THE RUAWAY GHOST TEAM.

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QUARTERHORSE TRANSFER POLICY AT SUNRAY PARK

YESTERDAY, 4/4, SUNRAY PARK ANNOUNCE ITS QH TRANSFER POLICY FOR COMING MEET.

New Mexico Horsemen's Association, Pat Bingham
April 2018   1083 views

SUNRAY'S QH TRANSFER POLICY FOR 2018 RACING SEASON IS AS FOLLOWS: NO PAPERS WITH TRANSFERS WILL BE ACCEPTED INTO THE RACING OFFICE WITH THE EXCEPTION OF CLAIMED HORSES FOR A PERIOD OF 60 DAYS AFTER BEING CLAIMED. HORSES NOMINATED TO FUTURITIES, DERBIES AND STAKES WILL BE ACCEPTED IF ALREADY IN THE PROCESS OF BEING TRANSFERRED. PAPERS CAN BE SENT TO THE AQHA BY THE SUNRAY RACING OFFICE, WITH THE UNDERSTANDING THAT THEY WILL BE MAILED BACK FROM THE AQHA TO…

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Sunray Park Opening

Horsemen, Sunray Park Opens on April 6, 2018 to Drop Off, supplies, walkers and horses.

New Mexico Horsemen's Association, Pat Bingham
April 2018   1110 views

Sunray Park opens on April 6, 2018 for dropping off bedding, and other supplies, setting up walkers etc.. (Straw cannot be used for bedding horses.) Horses may also be brought in for stabling on the 6th. Make sure that you have a current coggins, negative pyro test (quarterhorses) and current vaccinations (done within 6 months strongly recommended) for each horse that you bring to the barn area. A vet certification issued at the point of departure (your home track) within…

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CONGRATULATIONS TO LOCAL CONNECTIONS FOR WINNING THE OAKS AND DERBY AT SUNLAND PARK, YESTERDAY  MARCH 26, 2018

TRAINER TODD FINCHER'S RUNAWAY GHOST WON THE $800,000 DERBY:  JOEL MARR CONDITIONED FILLY BLAMED WON THE $200,000 OAKS.

New Mexico Horsemen's Association, Pat Bingham
March 2018   1107 views

BOTH RUNAWAY GHOST AND BLAMED HAVE NEW MEXICO CONNECTIONS, OWNERS MR. JOE PEACOCK AND CLEBER J. MASSEY RESPECTIVELY. DECISIONS WILL BE MADE WHETHER TO RUN BLAMED IN THE KENTUCKY OAKS SET FOR MAY, 2018 AND RUNAWAY GHOST IN THE KENTUCKY DERBY, THE FIRST SATURDAY IN MAY, 2018. THIS IS A GREAT RESULT FOR THE CONNECTIONS, SUNLAND PARK AND THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO. BOTH HORSES WENT OFF AS FAVORITES IN THEIR RACES. OTHER WINNERS ON THE CARD INCLUDED BLAZIN NAVARONE…

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UPDATE AND INFORMATION FOR HORSEMEN

New Mexico Horsemen's Association, Pat Bingham
March 2018   1215 views

NOTES FOR HORSEMEN:OVER THIS PAST WEEKEND, (MARCH 4) THE NMHA BROUGHT IN STEVE WOODS, A TRACK CONSULTANT OF LONG STANDING (SANTA ANITA, DEL MAR ETC.) TO DO A REVIEW OF THE RACETRACK AT SUNLAND PARK. THE NMHA BOARD AT ITS RECENT FEBRUARY, 2018 MEETING, DECIDED TO COMMISSION A TRACK REVIEW OF EACH TRACK BEFORE OR DURING THE RACE-MEET. THE GOAL IS TO IMPROVE UPON TRACK CONDITION AS NECESSARY, TO PROMOTE SAFETY FOR OUR HORSES, AND FOR THOSE WHO RIDE IN…

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NMHA BOARD TO MEET AT SUNLAND PARK, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2018 AT 9:00 AM.  MEETING TO BE HELD IN THE MONTE CHRISTO REY ROOM. NEW MEXICO RACING COMMISSION TO MEET ON THURSDAY 2/22/18 IN THE SAME VENUE.  MEETING TO START AT 9:00 AM.

New Mexico Horsemen's Association, Pat Bingham
February 2018   1039 views

THE NMHA BOARD OF DIRECTORS WILL MEET IN THE MONTE CHRISTO REY ROOM AT SUNLAND PARK (LOCATED IN THE SUNLAND PARK COMPLEX JUST NORTH OF THE CASINO- WITH A VEER TO THE LEFT) ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2018. THE MEETING WILL START AT 9:00 WITH THE BOARD IN EXECUTIVE SESSION. ONCE THE EXECUTIVE SESSION IS COMPLETED, THE BOARD WILL MEET IN OPEN MEETING. ALL HORSEMEN ARE ENCOURAGED AND INVITED TO ATTEND THE MEETING. A FINAL AGENDA FOR THE MEETING WILL…

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THE NEW MEXICO HORSE BREEDERS ASSOCIATION WILL HOLD ANNUAL MEETING

ON THURSDAY, JANUARY 25, 2018 BEGINNING WITH A SILENT AUCTION AT 1:00 PM

New Mexico Horsemen's Association, Pat Bingham
January 2018   1389 views

THE NEW MEXICO HORSE BREEDERS ASSOCIATION WILL BE HOLDING ITS ANNUAL MEETING, AWARDS BANQUET AND SILENT AUCTIN ON THURSDAY, JANUARY 25, 2018. THE EVENTS WILL BEGIN AT 1:00 PM WITH THE SILENT AUCTION AND THE ASSOCIATION MEMBER BUSINESS MEETING. THE EVENTS WILL BE HELD AT THE ALBUQUERQUE UPTOWN MARRIOT HOTEL, 2101, LOUISIANA NE, ALBUQUERQUE, NM 87110. THE MARRIOT MAIN NUMBER TO CALL FOR ROOMS AND OTHER INFORMATION IS 505.881.6800.A WHOLE SLATE OF EVENTS ARE SCHEDULED INCLUDING THE ZIA AWARDS BANQUET…

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NMHA BOARD MEETING SET FOR WEDNESDAY, JANUARY17, 2018,  TO START AT 9:00 AM

NMRC MEETING TO BE HELD ON JAN. 18, 2018 AT THE VIP ROOMS AT THE DOWNS AT ALBUQUERQUE, TO START AT 9:30 AM.

New Mexico Horsemen's Association, Pat Bingham
January 2018   1386 views

THE JANUARY MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR THE NEW MEXICO HORSEMEN'S ASSOCATION WILL BE HELD, STARTING AT 9:00 AM AT THE HORSMEN'S MAIN OFFICE IN ALBUQUERQUE, NM WHICH IS LOCATED AT 217 PALOMAS, NE, ALBUQUERQUE, NE. 87108. FOR DIRECTIONS PLEASE CALL 505.266.7056. THE MAIN OFFICE IS CONVENIENTLY LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 7 BLOCKS WEST OF THE NEW MEXICO STATE FAIR GROUNDS. THE PROPOSED AGENDA WILL INCLUDE DISCUSSION OF RECENT VOTING BY INTERNET FOR SUNLAND PARK TRACK COMMITTEE, US DEPARTMENT OF…

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NMHA OWNERS ELECTED TO SUNLAND PARK TRACK COMMITTEE

New Mexico Horsemen's Association, Pat Bingham
January 2018   1395 views

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FOLLOWING OWNERS WHO HAVE BEEN ELECTED TO SERVE ON THE SUNLAND PARK NMHA RACE - TRACK COMMITTEE: MAURECENIA CROSS , DR. PAUL JENSON , JARETT RODGERS, AND SUSAN VESCOVO, THANKS TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATED AND TO ALL WHO VOTED. HERE'S TO CLEAN RACING AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL!!!!!!!

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HOW TO  VOTE BY INTERNET FOR OWNERS TO SERVE ON THE SUNLAND PARK HORSEMEN'S COMMITTEE

New Mexico Horsemen's Association, Pat Bingham
December 2017   1599 views

FIRST NOTE, THE FOLLOWING OWNERS WERE NOMINATED, DURING GENERAL MEETING HELD ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2017 AT THE SUNLAND PARK HORSEMEN'S KITCHEN, AS CANDIDATES FOR THE SUNLAND PARK HORSEMEN'S COMMITTEE:LARRY NICHOLS ,KIRK ROBISON ,MAURCENIA CROSS ,JARRETT RODGERS ,TOM MCKENNA ,RENE ABDOUCH ,SUSAN VESCOVO ,DR. PAUL JENSON .SIMPLY JOT DOWN THE CANDIDATES WHOM YOU WISH TO VOTE FOR FROM THE LIST ABOVE. 4 IS MAX NUMBER OF CANDIDATES THAT YOU CAN VOTE FOR. ONCE YOU HAVE A LIST OF THE NAMES…

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HORSEMEN'S GENERAL MEETING AT SUNLAND PARK

SET FOR FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2017 10:30 AM IN HORSEMEN'S KITCHEN

New Mexico Horsemen's Association, Pat Bingham
December 2017   1416 views

THERE WILL BE A HORSEMEN'S GENERAL MEETING THIS COMING FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2017 STARTING AT 10:30 AM IN THE HORSEMEN'S KITCHEN. ON THE AGENDA WILL BE NOMINATIONS FOR OWNERS TO SIT ON THE SUNLAND PARK HORSEMEN'S RACE TRACK COMMITTEE. THIS YEAR IN ADDITION TO VOTING IN PERSON AND BY FAX THERE WILL BE VOTING VIA INTERNET. INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO VOTE OVER THE INTERNET WILL BE HANDED OUT AT THE MEETING ON DECEMBER 22, AS WELL AS POSTED IN THE…

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Report on 44th Annual World Symposium on horse racing

New Mexico Horsemen's Association, Pat Bingham
December 2017   1406 views

Report regarding the International Symposium of Horseracing Held in Tucson, AZ 12/5 and 12/6, 2017. The following topics of interest were discussed. Sports Betting at Racing Venues: On December 4, 2017, the US Supreme Court heard arguments in a case between the NCAA and New Jersey over federal prohibition of a state's ability to permit sports betting in the state. Under PASPA, Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act - a federal statute most states are barred from allowing sports betting…

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RECAP OF HORSEMEN'S BOARD MEETING OF NOV. 15, 2017

New Mexico Horsemen's Association, Pat Bingham
November 2017   1479 views

THE NMHA BOARD OF DIRECTORS MET ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2017 AT THE HORSEMEN'S MAIN OFFICE IN ALBUQUERQUE. THIS IS A RECAP OF THE MEETING. THE BOARD VOTED TO AMEND THE NMHA BYLAWS TO PERMIT ELECTRONIC VOTING FOR TRACK COMMITTEE MEMBERS. THIS WILL BEGIN WITH THE OWNERS WHO WILL STAND FOR ELECTION AT SUNLAND PARK. THE PURPOSE OF THE CHANGE TO THE BYLAWS IS TO INCREASE PARTICIPTION FROM OUR VALUED MEMBERSHIP. THIS VOTING SEASON EACH LICENSED OWNER OR TRAINER SHALL…

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NMHA TO HOLD NOVEMBER BOARD MEETING ON 11/15/17; NMRC TO HOLD ITS MEETING ON 11/16/17

New Mexico Horsemen's Association, Pat Bingham
November 2017   1473 views

HORSEMEN, THE NMHA BOARD OF DIRECTORS WILL BE MEET IN OPEN MEETING ON NOVEMBER 15, 2017 STARTING AT 9:00 AM AT ITS MAIN OFFICE LOCATED AT 217 PALOMAS, NE, ALBUQUERQUE, NM 87108. THE OFFICE IS LOCATED JUST WEST OF THE OF THE DOWNS AT ALBUQUERQUE. ALL HORSEMEN ARE WELCOME AND ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND THIS MEETING. FOR DIRECTIONS, PLEASE CALL 505.266.7056. HOPE TO SEE YOU AT THE MEETING. THE NEW MEXICO RACING COMMISSION WILL MEET FOR ITS NOVEMBER 16, 2017 MEETING…

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ZIA PARK'S DAY OF CHAMPIONS TO TAKE PLACE ON NOVEMBER 22, 2017

New Mexico Horsemen's Association, Pat Bingham
November 2017   1523 views

ZIA PARK WILL BE RUNNING ITS DAY OF CHAMPIONS ON NOVEMBER 22, 2017. THE RACES ARE SLATED TO BE RUN AND IN PARENTHESIS YOU WILL FIND THE NUMBER OF NOMINEES TO EACH RACE: NEW MEXICO QH FILLIES AND MARES CHAMPIONSHIP, RG1, 400 YDS., (19 NOMS), KING RICK RACK STAKES, 3 AND UP, TBS AND QHS 870 YDS, (22 NOMS), ZIA PARK QH CHAMPIONSHIP, GRADE 1, 440 YDS (20 NOMS), EDDY COUNTY STAKES, TBS 1 MILE 70 YDS, 2 YEAR OLDS,…

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NEWS OF INTEREST, NOTICE OF NMHA BOARD MEETING FOR OCT.11, 2017

NMHA BOARD MEETS AT 9:00 AM ON 10/11/17; RACING COMMISSION TO MEET ON 10/12/17 AT 8:30 AM

New Mexico Horsemen's Association, Pat Bingham
October 2017   1518 views

THE NHMA BOARD OF DIRECTORS WILL BE MEETING ON OCTOBER 11, 2017 AT ITS OFFICES LOCATED AT 217 PALOMAS, NE IN ALBUQUERQUE NEW MEXICO. OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED JUST WEST OF THE STATE FAIR GROUNDS. THE MEETING STARTS AT 9:00 AM. FOR DIRECTIONS CALL 505.266.7056. AMONG TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED ARE. USING ELECTRONIC MEANS IN ADDITION TO PAPER BALLOTS AND FAX IN VOTES TO FURTHER EXPAND PARTICIPATION OF MEMBERS IN THE VOTING FOR TRACK COMMITTEES. THE TECHNOLOGY IS THERE. THE…

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

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

New Mexico Horsemen's Association, Pat Bingham
June 2017   1672 views

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…

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HORSEMEN TOM AND SANDRA MCKENNA WILL RUN THEIR GREAT 3 YEAR OLD, CONQUEST MO MONEY IN THE UPCOMING PREAKNESS STAKES

New Mexico Horsemen's Association, New Mexico Horsemen's Association Registrar
May 2017   1528 views

HORSEMEN TOM AND SANDRA MCKENNA WILL RUN THEIR GREAT 3 YEAR OLD, CONQUEST MO MONEY IN THE UPCOMING PREAKNESS STAKES ON SATURDAY, MAY 20, 2017. GOOD LUCK AND GODSPEED TO THE HORSE AND CONNECTIONS. ............THE NEW MEXICO HORSERACING COMMISSION MET ON MAY 10 AND 11, 2016 AT SUNRAY RACETRACK. ...... PROTOCOL FOR BRINGING HORSES TO NEW MEXICO RACETRACKS WAS AMENDED. .... FOR HORSES HAULED TO A TRACK THAT IS RUNNING OR TO AN OFFICIAL TRAINING CENTER, THE HORSE WILL NEED…

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