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Zia Park Stakes Rescheduled for Wednesday
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Zia Park Racetrack in Hobbs has received approval from the New Mexico Racing Commission to move its stakes races scheduled for this weekend to Wednesday, November 27.

Due to freezing conditions in the Hobbs area, Zia Park canceled its scheduled programs for Saturday and Sunday.

The rescheduled Quarter Horse stakes from Saturday are the 440-yard, $150,000 Zia Park Championship (G1) and 400-yard, $140,000-added New Mexico Fillies and Mares Championship (RG1).

The rescheduled Thoroughbred stakes from Sunday are the 1 1/16-mile, $300,000 Zia Park Oaks for 3-year-old fillies; the 1 1/8-mile, $200,000 Zia Park Derby for 3-year-olds; the 1 1/8-mile, $200,000 Zia Park Distance Championship for 3-year-olds and older; the 6-furlong, $55,000 Zia Park Distaff for fillies and mares, 3-year-olds and older; and the 1-mile, $120,000-added Eddy County Stakes (R) for New Mexico-bred 2-year-olds.

The NMRC also gave Zia Park permission to schedule a makeup card for Friday, November 29.

In The News

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Nine stakes races, including two restricted to New Mexico-breds, were contested on Zia Park’s Wednesday’s “Land of Enchantment Day” program.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Two stakes for New Mexico-breds -- one for Thoroughbreds and one for Quarter Horses -- will be featured on Wednesday’s $1.303-million Land of Enchantment Day program at Zia Park.
Sunday, October 29, 2017
Jockeys Ry Eikleberry and Roimes Chirinos each rode the winners of two races during Sunday’s $2-million New Mexico Cup Day program at Zia Park.
Thursday, October 26, 2017
A total of 131 New Mexico-bred Thoroughbreds and Quarter Horses has been entered in Sunday’s New Mexico Cup races at Zia Park. Purses for the 12 races -- eight for Thoroughbreds and four for Quarter Horses -- will exceed $2 million, once again making New Mexico Cup day the richest state- or province-bred day of racing in North America.




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