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Media Brunch

Dec 19, 2019 @ 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM MST

Thursday, December 19 – Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino

2019–2020 Sunland Park Raectrack Live Racing Media Brunch

To kick-off the upcoming live racing season, all local Media are invited to the ANNUAL HORSE RACING MEDIA BRUNCH at Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino on Thursday, Dec. 19

Celebrating 61 Seasons of Live Racing, Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino invites its media partners to our annual “Horse Racing Media Brunch.” Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino’s 68-day meet will start on Thursday, Dec. 26, and continues until Tuesday, April 21, 2020, with a highly-lucrative stakes schedule worth over $5 million.

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Media Event Details

Journalists, photographers, and other media representatives will be guests for a 2019-2020 live racing season presentation which will include the opportunity to capture video B-Roll footage of live horse training, as well as interviews with trainers and track officials.

This media event will be followed by a delicious Turf Club brunch for all of those in attendance. This is an outdoor event, so please dress accordingly.

Event Date: Thursday, December 19

Media Event Schedule:

  • Morning Training, Video & B-Roll Opportunities: 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
  • Presentation in the Paddock: 10 a.m.
  • Brunch for Media in the Turf Club: 10:30 a.m.

Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino
1200 Futurity Dr., Sunland Park, NM
Paddock Entrance (adjacent to the Turf Club)

RSVP To: Eric Alwan [email protected] by Wednesday, December 18.

Interview Opportunities

Interviews will be available with the following representatives of Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. For more event information or to arrange interviews, please contact Eric Alwan at (575) 874-5248 to coordinate.

  • Dustin Dix, Director of Racing Operations
  • Eric Alwan, Director of Publicity
  • Ethan Linder, Director of Marketing
  • Tom Dawson, Horse Racing Consultant
  • Todd Fincher, Trainer (Runaway Ghost)
  • Justin Evans, Trainer (Over 2,000 Career Wins)
  • Casey Lambert, Trainer (Former Jockey)

Except for opening day Thursday, Dec. 26, live racing at Sunland Park takes place on a Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday basis through Tuesday, April 21, 2020. Post time to start the season is 12:25 p.m. Nine races will be carded on weekdays. Ten races will be presented on Saturdays and Sundays.


Dec 19, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino
1200 Futurity Dr.
Sunland Park, NM 88063-9057 United States
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(575) 874-5200