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“Historic track, but somewhat dated”
Review of Ruidoso Downs

Ruidoso Downs
Ranked #2 of 31 things to do in Ruidoso
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Racetrack that is the home to the world's richest quarter-horse race.
Reviewed August 8, 2012

This was our first trip to Ruidoso so we had to visit the track. It was a beautiful day so we had a good time. My only real complaint is how the track is set up with a partition between the horses and the grandstands. We were sitting down low and it was hard to see the horses. Other than that, it was a fun time.

Thank Jeff K
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Reviewed August 5, 2012

And they're OFF! Our group of 6 had a fun day at the races! The venue was clean and the cashiers were accommodating & helpful with placing our miniscule bets. Being quite the amateurs, we were still able to pick some winning horses. WINNER WINNER...CHICKEN DINNERS! Kudos to Cha-Cha -our favorite horse. A fun afternoon for all!

Thank stephie28
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Reviewed July 27, 2012

It's impossible to visit Ruidoso without a trip to the races ! We always sit in the Turf Club...great service and great drinks ! But the food is just fair...of course what more can you expect- after all- it's the races ! We don't go for the food !

Thank psr265
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Reviewed July 17, 2012

All good at the Jockey Club!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

1  Thank JasonK512
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Reviewed July 9, 2012

Great brunch and super service. Everyone was trying to please. Had fish and shrimp and wife and friends had brunch...all was great. Ladies at the betting windows didn't laugh if you knew nothing and were helpful.

1  Thank HaveiPhoneWillTravel
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