Live Racing





Live Racing



The Downs 2020 Racing Season opens on Saturday, August 8th and runs through Sunday, September 20th with first post at 1:30pm on Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.
 But wait! There's more. The AQHA Challenge Championships return this year for a single night of racing on Saturday, October 24th. Stay tuned to this page for updates. 
Due to COVID restrictions, we are only able to accommodate a small number of racing fans in open air dining clubs on the third floor of the grandstand in our Jockey Club and Turf Club.
Click on the Seating and Admissions box below for details and reservations. 



Grandstand Parking is free! Enter at the Casino gate on Louisiana near Central and follow the road in front of the Casino to the racetrack parking lot.

In addition to live horse racing, fans can wager on simulcast racing daily. The casino remains closed and wagering is not available there.



The Downs at Albuquerque 2020 schedule is coming soon!




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Fine Dining

The Crown Room is an elegant dining
experience tucked away in a quiet intimate
setting inside the New Downs.

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  • Over 700 casino slots
  • Live horse racing (seasonal) and daily simulcast racing and wagering
  • Live entertainment and 33 screens in the First Turn Lounge
  • Dining at its finest in our Crown Room
  • Casual dining in our Food Court and Downs Café

About the Downs

145 Louisiana Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108

Phone: 505.767.7171

Mailing Address:
PO Box 8510
Albuquerque, NM 87198

Hours of Operation

Building opens daily at 9:30am

Casino Hours:
Sunday: 10:00am to 1:00am
Monday: 10:00am to 1:00am
Tuesday: 10:00am to 1:00am
Wednesday: 10:00am to 1:00am
Thursday: 10:00am to 2:00am
Friday: 10:00am to 4:00am
Saturday: 10:00am to 4:00am