Sunland Park

April 12, 2015
Highly regarded New Mexico-bred Proceed remained perfect in five starts racing at Sunland Park when he drew clear in deep stretch to win Sunday’s $75,000 Sunland Park Handicap.
Trainer Justin Joiner collected his second six-figure stakes victory for Quarter Horses within the past 15 days when his 2-year-old gelding Nucky delivered as the slight favorite in Sunday’s Grade 2, $198,924 West Texas Futurity at Sunland Park.
April 11, 2015
Prettypriceygirl, by far the most lightly regarded of three uncoupled horses saddled by Justin Evans, surged from far back in the stretch to upset Saturday’s $50,000 Czaria Handicap for fillies and mares at Sunland Park.
Wagon Full of Gold, seventh and eighth in his two previous stakes appearances, added to a highly successful meet at Sunland Park for Quarter Horse trainer Wesley Giles when he scored an 11-1 upset in Saturday’s Grade 2, $103,650 New Mexico Challenge ...
March 20, 2015
A couple weeks ago, Gary Stevens and Catch a Flight were galloping back alongside Tyler Baze and Bronzo, gabbing about what had just transpired in the Santa Anita Handicap when all of a sudden, the bottom fell out.
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 22, 2013
Dennis Cardoza goes back to the border region on Sunday to watch his talented 3-year-old Shakin It Up carry David Flores and a whole lot of high hopes in the $800,000 Sunland Derby, just across the New Mexico state line.