Live Racing

Live Racing


Join us this Fathers Day for the 2nd Dia De Los Padres New Mexico Music Festival! 

Showtime is from 2pm - 7pm, doors open at 1pm

*Ticket Disclaimer*

• All ages welcome!
• NO backpacks.
• NO outside food or beverages permitted.
• Ticket valid for event on face of ticket only.
• No cash value.
• FREE parking at EXPO infield Gate 8 only (Luisiana gate).
• Tickets are non-refundable and cannot be replaced if lost or destroyed.
• Tickets from unauthorized sources, stolen, counterfeit or copied are invalid and prohibited.
• Ticketholder assumes all risk before, during and after event including injury by any cause and releases management, facility, participants, artists, reps and personnel from any related claims.



The Downs 2019 Racing Season returns June 28, 2019. Remember the grandstand is open all year round for simulcasts!

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.  Trolley service is available from the Casino.

In addition to live horse racing, fans can wager on simulcast racing daily in the grandstand or First Turn Lounge at the Casino.

Stay tuned here for the 2019 schedule coming soon!

Live Racing

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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