Horse Racing Media Brunch

Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino
Friday, December 14, 2018
by Eric Alwan

Media Trackside Brunch Scheduled for Friday, December 21

All local Media are invited to the ANNUAL HORSE RACING MEDIA TRACKSIDE BRUNCH at Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino, Next Friday, Dec. 21

Celebrating 60 Seasons of Live Racing, Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino invites its partners in the media to their annual “Horse Racing Media Trackside Brunch.” Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino’s expanded 75-day meet will return on Friday, Dec. 28, and extends until Sunday, May 5, 2019, with a highly-lucrative stakes schedule worth over $5 million. The much anticipated live racing season will also integrate simulcasting of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 4, into a live meet.

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Media Event Details

Journalists, photographers, and other media representatives will be guests for a 2018-2019 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 trackside brunch for all of those in attendance. This is an outdoor event, so please dress accordingly.

Event Date: Friday, December 21

Media Event Schedule:

  • Morning Training, Video & B-Roll Opportunities: 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
  • Presentation in the Paddock: 10 a.m.
  • Trackside Brunch for Media in the Jockey’s Kitchen: 10:30 a.m.

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

RSVP To: [email protected] by December 19.

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 (Nearing 2,000 Career Wins)

Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino is New Mexico’s premier gaming destination featuring a state-of-the-art horse racetrack, a casino floor with over 700 slot machines and electronic table games, restaurants, and multiple live entertainment venues. To learn more about Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino, visit Play Responsibly. Helpline 1-800-572-1142.