The Downs Racetrack & Casino

The Downs Racetrack & Casino offers a winning entertainment experience in gaming, horse racing, dining, events, live entertainment & dancing and much more.



Our newly remodeled Grandstand offers racing fans prime seating and viewing for live horse racing and simulcast viewing and wagering inside.  Enjoy a family day at the races during live racing June 24 through September 24, 2017, on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday nights and daytime on Sundays.  Enjoy a new paddock viewing area, outdoor bar and seating, all new apron and so much more!

Live Racing







Our casino features nearly 700 of your favorite games, promotions daily to win cash and a state-of-the art gaming floor with the latest games.





We host all your dining options, fast food, casual menus, fine dining, full service dining and food menus for the lounge.


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Fine Dining

The Crown Room is an elegant dining
experience tucked away in a quiet intimate
setting inside the New Downs.

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  • Over 750 casino slots
  • Live horse racing (seasonal) and daily simulcast racing and wagering
  • Live entertainment and 33 screens in the First Turn Lounge
  • Dining at its finest in our Crown Room
  • Casual dining in our Food Court and Downs Café

About the Downs

145 Louisiana Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108

Phone: 505.767.7171

Mailing Address:
PO Box 8510
Albuquerque, NM 87198

Hours of Operation

Building opens daily 30 minutes before opening time.

Casino Hours:
Sunday: 11:00am to 2:00am
Monday: 11:00am to 2:00am
Tuesday: 11:00am to 2:00am
Wednesday: 11:00am to 2:00am
Thursday: 11:00am to 3:00am
Friday: 10:00am to 4:00am
Saturday: 10:00am to 4:00am