Racing commission meeting to discuss applications

Freedom New Mexico

The New Mexico Racing Commission meets at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday in Santa Fe and plans to discuss applications for the state’s newest racetrack.

Raton, Santa Fe and Tucumcari are vying for the state’s sixth racetrack license.

Commissioners will announce today when they will hold a special meeting to declare which site has been selected, said Julian Luna, deputy director of the NMRC.

The meeting begins with an executive session at 8:30 a.m. in the state personnel office at Leo Griego Auditorium in Santa Fe.

The public session of the meeting begins at 9:30 a.m.