Sunland Park

April 16, 2014
Handle during the 76-day mixed meet at Sunland Park in New Mexico dropped 8.5 percent this year despite the track drawing almost nine horses per race, one of the strongest figures in the country.
April 11, 2014
Jaycito will have New Mexico’s hottest trainer-jockey team in his corner Sunday, when he takes on a competitive group of older horses in the $75,000 Sunland Park Handicap.
March 24, 2014
Susan Chu first got interested in horses through riding, which she still does, as does her 11-year-old son, Jerry. But a trip to the 2010 Kentucky Derby helped pique her interest in Thoroughbred racing, and she got the support of her husband, Charles, ...
March 23, 2014
Sunday at Sunland Park, Chitu earned 50 points – and a $400,000 winner’s share – by holding off stablemate Midnight Hawk to take the Grade 3, $800,110 Sunland Derby before a track-record crowd 18,642.
African Rose won the $75,000 Harry Henson for the second year in a row Sunday at Sunland Park, driving to a 1 1/4-length win over Hard to Resist in a race marred by the catastrophic breakdown of With a Miracle.
Awesome Baby dominated her four rivals, leading from start to finish in the $200,000 Sunland Park Oaks that offers 85 points towards the May 2 Kentucky Oaks, including a fat 50 to the winner.
March 21, 2014
Were it not for the Kentucky Derby victory of Mine That Bird in 2009, the 12th running of the Sunland Derby would not be worth $800,000. It would not carry 85 points toward inclusion in the 20-horse Kentucky Derby field. And it certainly would not ...
March 19, 2014
Commissioner, who earlier this year won an allowance over the well-regarded Top Billing, will add blinkers for the Grade 3, $800,000 Sunland Park Derby on Sunday, said his trainer, Todd Pletcher. The horse was one of nine entered in the 1 1/8-mile ...
March 16, 2014
Mr. Wizard separated himself from the field in the $85,000 New Mexico State University Handicap at Sunland Park on Sunday, when he darted to a five-length win as the 125-pound highweight.
March 15, 2014
Trainers Bob Baffert and Todd Pletcher plan to invade New Mexico with two shippers each next Sunday for the Grade 3, $800,000 Sunland Park Derby.