Below is the racing schedule for Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino for 2012 and 2013.

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Saturday, Dec. 8 - Jess Burner Memorial Handicap. Purse $85,000 Guaranteed. Three year olds.
and up. New Mexico-breds. 400 yards.  


Saturday, Dec. 8 - KLAQ Handicap. Purse $50,000 Guaranteed. Three year olds and up.

5 and 1/2 furlongs.


Sunday, Dec. 9 - Johnie L. Jamison Stakes. Purse $85,000 Guaranteed. Three year olds and up. 

New Mexico-breds. 6 and 1/2 furlongs. 


Sunday, Dec. 9 – New Mexico State Racing Commission Handicap. Purse $85,000 Guaranteed.

Three year olds and up. Fillies and mares. New Mexico-breds. 6 furlongs.


Saturday, Dec. 15 - Challenger Six Handicap. Purse $85,000 Guaranteed. Three year olds

and up. New Mexico-breds. 870 yards.


Sunday, Dec. 16 - Lou Wooten – Sydney Valentini Handicap. Purse $85,000 Guaranteed. RG I. Three year olds and up.
 Fillies and mares. New Mexico-breds. 400 yards.

Sunday, Dec. 16 – The Enchantress Stakes. Purse $85,000 Guaranteed. Two year olds. Fillies.

New Mexico-breds. One Mile. 


Satruday, Dec. 22 - Bold Ego Handicap. Purse $50,000 Guaranteed. Three year olds and up.

Fillies and mares. 5 and 1/2 furlongs.


Sunday, Dec. 23 - Riley Allison Futurity. Purse $100,000-added. Two year olds. One Mile.


Friday, Dec. 28 – Sunland Park Winter Quarter Horse Futurity. Grade 2. Purse $175,000 estimated, $50,000-added.
 Two year olds. 400 yards.

Saturday, Dec. 29 - Sunland Park Winter Quarter Horse Derby. Grade 2. Purse $50,000-added. Three year olds.
 400 yards.
Saturday, Dec. 29 - Red Hedeman Mile. Purse $85,000 Guaranteed. Two year olds.
New Mexico-breds. One Mile.
Sunday, Dec. 30 - The Championship at Sunland Park. Grade I. Purse $350,000 Guaranteed.
Three year olds and up. 400 yards.


Sunday, Dec. 30 - Albert Dominguez Memorial Handicap. Purse $85,000 Guaranteed.

Three year olds and up. New Mexico-breds. 1 and 1/16 miles.


Saturday, Jan. 5 - The Shue Fly. Purse $275,000 estimated. Foals of 2010. New Mexico-breds.

400 yards.


Sunday, Jan. 6 - Winsham Lad Handicap. Purse $50,000 Guaranteed. Three year olds and up.

One Mile and 70 yards.


Saturday, Jan. 12 - La Senora Stakes. Purse $85,000 Guaranteed. Three year olds.

Fillies. New Mexico-breds. 6 furlongs.


Saturday, Jan. 19 - Pepsi Cola Stakes. Purse $85,000 Guaranteed. Three year olds.

New Mexico-breds. 6 furlongs.
Sunday, Jan. 20 - KOFX – Radio Handicap. Grade 2. Purse $50,000 Guaranteed. Three year olds and up.
350 yards. 


Saturday, Jan. 26 - El Paso Times Handicap. Purse $50,000 Guaranteed. Three year olds.

Fillies. 6 and 1/2 furlongs.


Saturday, Feb. 2 - Budweiser Handicap. Purse $50,000 Guaranteed. Three year olds and up.

5 furlongs.


Saturday, Feb. 9 – El Diario Handicap. Purse $50,000 Guaranteed. Three year olds and up.

Fillies and mares. 6 and one-half furlongs.


Sunday, Feb. 10 - Curribot Handicap. Purse $50,000 Guaranteed. Three year olds and up.

1 and 1/16 miles.


Saturday, Feb. 16 - The Peppers Pride Stakes. Purse $85,000 Guaranteed. 

Four year olds and up. Fillies and mares. New Mexico-breds. One Mile.


Sunday, Feb. 17 - NMHBA Quarter Horse Stakes. Purse $85,000 Guaranteed. RG 2. Three year olds.

New Mexico-breds. 400 yards.


Saturday, Feb. 23 – Mine That Bird Derby. Purse $130,000 Guaranteed. Three year olds.

1 and 1/16 miles. 


Sunday, Feb. 24 - The Island Fashion Stakes. Purse $50,000 Guaranteed. Three year olds.

Fillies. One Mile.


Saturday, March 2 - West Texas Maturity. Grade 2. Purse $65,000-added. 

Three year olds and up. 400 yards.


Saturday, March 9 - Mt. Cristo Rey Handicap. Purse $85,000 Guaranteed.

Three year olds and up. New Mexico-breds. 4 and 1/2 furlongs.


Sunday, March 10 - Mesilla Valley Speed Handicap. Purse $85,000 Guaranteed. 

Three year olds and up. New Mexico-breds. 350 yards.


Sunday, March 17 – New Mexico State University Stakes. Purse $85,000 Guaranteed.

Four year olds and up. New Mexico-breds. One Mile and 70 yards. .


Sunday, March 24 - Bill Thomas Memorial Stakes. Purse $85,000 Guaranteed.

Three year olds and up. 6 and 1/2 furlongs.


Sunday, March 24 - La Coneja Stakes. Purse $85,000 Guaranteed. Four year olds and up.

Fillies and mares. New Mexico-breds. 5 and 1/2 furlongs.


Sunday, March 24 - Harry W. Henson Handicap. Purse $85,000 Guaranteed.

Three year olds and up. Fillies and mares. One Mile.


Sunday, March 24 – New Mexico Breeders’ Oaks. Purse $85,000 Guaranteed.

Three year olds. Fillies. New Mexico-breds. 1 and 1/16 miles.


Sunday, March 24 - New Mexico Breeders' Derby. Purse $85,000 Guaranteed.

Three year olds. New Mexico-breds. 1 and 1/16 miles.


Sunday, March 24 - Sunland Park Oaks. Purse $200,000 Guaranteed. 

Three year olds. Fillies. 1 and 1/16 miles.


Sunday, March 24 - Sunland Derby (Gr. III). Purse $800,000 Guaranteed. Three year olds. 1 and 1/8 miles.


Saturday, March 30 – West Texas Derby. Grade 3. Purse $175,000 estimated, $65,000-added. 

Three year olds. 400 yards.


Sunday, March 31 - Red Cell New Mexico Challenge. Grade 3. Purse $50,000-added.

Three year olds and up. 870 yards.
Saturday, April 6 - New Mexican Spring Fling. Purse $50,000-added.
Two year olds. New Mexico-breds. 300 yards. 
Saturday, April 6 - Czaria Handicap. Purse $50,000 Guaranteed. Three year olds and up.
Fillies and mares. 6 furlongs.


Sunday, April 7 – Bank of America New Mexico Challenge Championship. Grade I. 

Purse $100,000-added. Three year olds and up. 440 yards.


Sunday, April 7 - New Mexican Spring Futurity. RG I. Purse $275,000 estimated, $100,000-added.

Two year olds. New Mexico-breds. 300 yards.


Saturday, April 13 - West Texas Juvenile Stakes. Purse $50,000 Guaranteed. 

Two year olds. 300 yards.


Saturday, April 13 – Sunburst Stakes. Purse $85,000 Guaranteed. Three year olds.

Fillies. New Mexico-breds. 350 yards.


Saturday, April 13 - Copper Top Futurity. Purse $60,000-added for Two-year-old Colts and Geldings Division.

Purse $60,000-added for Two-year-old Fillies Division. New Mexico-breds. 4 and 1/2 furlongs.


Sunday, April 14 - West Texas Futurity. Grade I. Purse $250,000 estimated, $100,000-added.

Two year olds. 300 yards.


Sunday, April 14 - Sunland Park Handicap. Purse $85,000 Guaranteed.

Three year olds and up. 1 and 1/8 miles.


Tuesday, April 16 - The Getaway Stakes. Purse $50,000 Guaranteed.

Three year olds. 870 yards.


Tuesday, April 16 – KHEY/Y-96 Sprint. Purse $50,000 Guaranteed.

Three year olds. 6 furlongs.


Tuesday, April 16 - Adios Amigos Claiming Handicap. Purse $35,000.

Three year olds and up. Claiming $12,500. 1 and 1/4 miles.