Horse Racing at Ruidoso Downs Racetrack has been a staple in the community since 1947! Spectacular summer races take place Thursdays through Sundays from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day. Billy the Kid’s Race Book is open daily for race lovers to place bets on horses from Ruidoso, across New Mexico, and beyond!
Ruidoso Downs is also host to an exceptional summer concert series, great dining at Billy’s Sports Bar and Grill, and the Billy The Kid Casino, featuring more than 300 slot machines and virtual video blackjack! Billy the Kid Casino opens daily at 10:00am and stays open until 12:00am Sunday – Thursday, and 1:00am on Friday and Saturday.
Ruidoso Downs Racetrack
1461 Hwy 70 West
Ruidoso Downs, NM 88346