Sunland Park

Date Race Purse Age/Sex Dist
January 2017
Bold Ego H. $65,000g 4&up, f/m 5.5f Details
Four Rivers John Deere S. $85,000g 3yos 6f Details
Albert Dominguez Memorial H. $85,000g 4&up 8.5f Details
Winsham Lad Handicap S. $65,000g 4&up 8f Details
Enchantress S. $85,000g 3yos, Fillies 8f Details
El Paso Times S. $65,000g 3yos, Fillies 6.5f Details
Riley Allison S. $100,000a 3yos 8f Details
February 2017
Red Hedeman Mile S. $85,000g 3yos 8f Details
Mt. Cristo Rey H. $85,000g 3&up 4.5f Details
Budweiser H. $75,000g 3&up 6f Details
El Diario H. $75,000g 3&up, f/m 6.5f Details
Peppers Pride H. $85,000g 4&up, f/m 8f Details
Curribot H. $75,000g 3&up 8.5f Details
Island Fashion S. $75,000g 3yos, Fillies 8f Details
Mine That Bird Derby $100,000g 3yos 8.5f Details
March 2017
New Mexico State University H. $85,000g 4&up 8.32f Details
New Mexico Breeders' Oaks $100,000g 3yos, Fillies 8.5f Details
La Coneja S. $100,000g 4&up, f/m 5.5f Details
Bill Thomas Memorial S. $100,000g 3&up 6.5f Details
New Mexico Breeders' Derby $100,000g 3yos 8.5f Details
Sunland Park Oaks $200,000g 3yos, Fillies 8.5f Details
Harry Henson H. $100,000g 3&up, f/m 8f Details
Sunland Derby (G3) $800,000g 3yos 9f Details
April 2017
Copper Top Futurity $110,000a 2 yo 4.5f Details
Sunland Park H. $150,000g 3&up 9f Details
December 2017
KLAQ H. $65,000g 3&up 5f Details
New Mexico State Racing Commission H. R $85,000 3&up, f/m 6f
Johnie L. Jamison H. $85,000 3&up 6.5f
La Senora S R $85,000 2yo, f 6f
Bold Ego H $65,000 3&up, f/m 5.5f
4 Rivers/John Deere S R $85,000 2yo, 6f
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    Hence Springs Upset in Sunland Derby

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  • The Barking Shark, rail, finishing second in the 1996 La Jolla H. at Del Mar

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  • Firing Line

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    Sunland Park, which opens its 72-day meet Dec. 16, releases its stakes schedule that features the grade III, $800,000 Sunland Derby.

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