Sunland Park Racetrack getting ready for 60th racing season

Sunland Park, NM – It’s been a long and winding road for Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino.

A journey that began back in 1959, and through the years has seen the growth other casinos would be envious of.

Horse racing will soon return to Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino, but this race season will be extra special.

Starting Friday, December 28th, the racetrack will be celebrating its 60th racing season.

The race season typically begins in early December, but this year it was postponed …

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Rich Nilsen is a 19-time qualifier to the National Horseplayers Championship (NHC), an event he has cashed in four times. He was the first player to finish in the top 10 of the NHC twice. A former executive with and a member of the NHC Players’ Committee, Rich is a graduate of the University of Louisville Equine Business Program and is founder of, a site devoted to horse racing education and promotion.

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