Press Release: ENMU adopting rescued greyhounds

Eastern New Mexico University in Portales is adopting two rescued former racing Greyhound dogs, from the New Mexico Greyhound Connection, as its official animal mascots.

Reporter’s notebook: Late Clovis resident receives racing recognition

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CNJ Staff Photo: Gabriel Monte Bob Snipes said he learned many life and business lessons from his father, Jake Snipes, who was inducted into the Appaloosa Horse Club Hall of Fame in June. “Dad was my best friend,” he said. What started as a hobby landed Jake Snipes of Clovis in the Appaloosa Horse Club […]

New racetrack announcement due Monday

The New Mexico Racing Commission meets on Monday and will announce its choice for the state’s newest racetrack and casino.

Tucumcari racetrack studies

Freedom New Mexico staff The following reports were purchased by and prepared for Coronado Partners LLC, which hopes to bring a racetrack and casino to Tucumcari. The New Mexico Racing Commission is scheduled to make a decision on Monday. It has received proposals from Tucumcari, Raton and Santa Fe.

Racing commission to announce decision Aug. 25

By Chelle Delaney, Freedom New Mexico The New Mexico Racing Commission will announce which city will receive the state’s sixth racing license at 1:30 p.m. on Aug. 25 at its Albuquerque offices, according to officials from Quay County who attended today’s commission meeting. The commission met in closed session at its regular meeting to discuss […]

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 […]

Racing Commission sets Wednesday meeting

The New Mexico Racing Commission is scheduled to meet on Wednesday morning in Santa Fe.

National debate no sub for local

By Kevin Wilson: CNJ columnist Since last November, both Tom Udall and Steve Pearce have been racing toward this November, and the election for the Senate seat left vacant by Pete Domenici’s retirement. They’ve disagreed on many issues as they’ve met people across New Mexico, and they’re set to disagree on “Meet the Press.” The […]

Agenda for Tucumcari Racing Commission hearing

To view a copy of the agenda for tonight’s Racing Commission hearing in Tucumcari, click on the link below. Hearing agenda

Racing commissioner has Clovis ties

Eddie Fowler of Ruidoso is vice chairman of the New Mexico Racing Commission, which will be in Tucumcari on Thursday to hear a proposal for a racetrack and casino.