Ruidoso Downs Racetrack & Casino Early Opening and Summer Events
The venue is opening 2 weeks earlier than its usual opening date, starting on May 10th and running through September 2nd. True explained that even before that they will have celebrations for the Kentucky Derby. On Saturday, May 4th, the venue is having a Derby Party where they will put down money for you on a horse to be donated to the charity of your choice. They will also have a derby hat contest, prizes, and more.