Head over to The Downs Racetrack and Casino for a chance to zoom away in a new Mustang this June.
Earn entries all month for a chance to win a 2017 Mustang or one of nine cash prizes. Earn five times the entries every Tuesday and 10 times the entries on June 29 and 30. Make sure you’re present at 10 p.m. June 30 for your chance at the car and cash.
Weekends are reserved for “$12,000 Downs Derby Saturdays” and “$16,000 Slot Tournaments” on Sundays. There will be $3,000 awarded each Saturday this month during the Downs Derby. Virtual race times are 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m., 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. on Saturdays. Each race awards a total pool of $600 in free play to win, place, show and fourth-place finishes. There will be about $4,000 each Sunday this month during The Downs slot tournaments. There will be four tournaments each Sunday with a prize pool of $1,000 each. Tournaments will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 2 to 4 p.m., 5 to 7 p.m. and 8 to 10 p.m. on Sundays this month. Triple Crown Club members can qualify for one or all four.
Early in the week is time for the “$120,000 Match Game” Mondays through Fridays this June. Three winners will be selected during each drawing at noon, 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m., 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. for their chance at up to $1,000 cash. Winners will choose game pieces until a match is made.
Place your bets during live horse racing, which returns on June 24 and runs through Sept. 24. Post times are at 6:05 p.m. Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. On Sundays, first post is 1:30 p.m.
Get a fresh farm-to-table dining experience on Thursday, June 22, at The Crown Room. The summertime food tasting paired with summer cocktails begins at 6 p.m. The event is $49 per person. Make your reservations now, because space is limited. Call 767-7180 or visit opentable.com to save your spot. For more information, visit facebook.com/thecrownroomatthedowns. For more information on The Downs, call 767-7171 or visit abqdowns.com.