Excitement meets tradition with heart-pounding racing action at Zia Park Racetrack. Catch live and simulcast quarter horse and thoroughbred racing at its best in Hobbs, New Mexico.
2018 Race Dates extended
Racing begins Sept. 22
Zia Park has amended our 2018 Race Dates. The new race dates begin on Saturday, September 22, and run through Wednesday, December 19. Due to the late start, Zia Park has moved our New Mexico Cup Day to Sunday, November 4. Therefore, the New Mexico Classic Futurity and the New Mexico Classic Derby finals will be run on that day, Sunday, November 4. The trials will remain the same, New Mexico Classic Futurity trials will run on Saturday, October 13, and New Mexico Classic Derby trials will run on Sunday, October 14. This will allow 22 and 21 days respectfully from trials to finals.
Please take note of our new Stakes Schedule as it has changed due to the new race dates.
Matt Crawford Manager of Racing Operations at Zia Park
Race day details
Live racing Is Back
Live horse racing happens all fall long with races on Saturday and Sunday beginning at noon, and Monday and Tuesday beginning at 1 p.m.
Join us in the Starting Gate Bar & Grill or the Turf Club to bet on live races or simulcast races throughout the country.
How to bet
It's easy to bet on the horses. Visit any mutuel window, state the track, the race number, the amount of your bet, the type of bet you wish to place and the program number of the horse(s).
Learn more about the types of bets and horse betting through the link below.
get your own box seat!
Enjoy watching live horse racing in your own private box! Treat yourself or your family, friends, coworkers or customers to an exciting day at the races! Each box comes with a personal TV, your very own server and a compete view of the track.