Seating & Admissions

Live Racing

Due to restrictions from the New Mexico Department of Health, we are unable to accommodate racing fans in the grandstand during our live race meet.


The third floor Turf and Jockey Clubs are open on race days from August 8th through September 20th beginning at 11:30 with an additional race day on Saturday, October 24th featuring the AQHA Challenge Championships. 

Admission is by Reservation Only.


The Turf and Jockey Club are open for season table holders with a limited number of tables available on a daily basis. 

Due to the 50% occupancy rules, reservations must be made in advance; walk up seating is not available.

You may purchase your day tickets  HERE. 


Ticket prices are $40 per table (seats 4) for the Turf Club - Video View, $60 per table (seats 4) for Turf Club - Tiered Track View, $100 per table (seats 4) for the Jockey Club with a small booking fee added on. 

You’ll need to print and bring your ticket or your cell phone confirmation with you for entrance to the Downs.


Seating is limited so, please reserve early.   



To purchase season box seats in either club, please email us directly.


Temperature Checks and Masks

We are a COVID Safe Facility and all guests will be temperature checked when entering the building.

While in the facility, all guests must wear face masks when not seated at their table.


Dress Codes:


Turf Club

Neat casual attire is required

No sweats or abbreviated wear

Gentlemen: no tank tops


Jockey Club

Neat casual attire is required

No sweats, tank tops, cut off shorts or abbreviated wear

Gentlemen must wear collared shirts

Management reserves the right to use its discretion to determine appropriate attire


Children must remain seated or be accompanied by an adult at all times.


Reservations for Saturay, September 5th, Sunday, September 20th and Saturday, October 24th are not available at this time, please check back.

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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 750 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