Racing Challenge Payments

Racing Challenge Payments

Racing Challenge payments due in June.

CM Singing The Blues 2019 John Deere California Juvenile Challenge trials

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Payments for Bank of America Racing Challenge regional races are due in May.

These nomination or sustaining payments will keep a horse eligible to compete in regional races. Winners of regional races are eligible to compete at the end-of-year Bank of America Challenge Championships at The Downs at Albuquerque on October 24.

Trial and race dates are tentative due to COVID-19 related uncertainty and may be adjusted. 


$400 Nomination payments are due June 1 for: 

  • $40,000-added Bank of America Evergreen Championship Challenge – Evergreen Park, Grande Prairie, Alberta.
    Trial dates are August 1, with the final August 15 
  • $45,000-added Bank of America Prairie Meadows Championship Challenge (G3) – Prairie Meadows, Altoona, Iowa. 
    Trial dates are August 1, with the final August 15
  • $40,000-added Bank of America Hipodromo Championship Challenge – Hipodromo, Mexico City, Mexico
    Trial dates are August 2, with the final August 16
  • $40,000-added Bank of America Emerald Downs Championship Challenge – Emerald Downs, Auburn, Washington
    Trial dates are August 2, with the final August 23
  • $30,000-added Adequan® Ruidoso Derby Challenge – Ruidoso Downs, Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico
    Trial dates are August 1, with the final August 15. 
  • $30,000-added Adequan® Prairie Meadows Derby Challenge (G3) – Prairie Meadows, Altoona, Iowa
    Trial dates are August 1, with the final August 15
  • $30,000-added Adequan® Evergreen Park Derby Challenge (G3) – Evergreen Park, Grande Prairie, Alberta
    Trial dates are August 2, with the final August 22
  • $30,000-added John Deere Prairie Meadows Juvenile Challenge – Prairie Meadows, Altoona, Iowa
    Trial dates are July 25, with the final August 15
  • $30,000-added John Deere Ruidoso Juvenile Challenge (G3) – Ruidoso Downs, Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico
    Trial dates are July 31, with the final August 15 
  • $30,000-added John Deere Los Alamitos Juvenile Challenge (G3) – Los Alamitos Race Course, Cypress, California
    Trial dates are August 1, with the final August 15
  • $30,000-added John Deere Evergreen Park Juvenile Challenge – Evergreen Park, Grande Prairie, Alberta
    Trial dates are August 1, with the final August 22
  • $30,000-added John Deere Emerald Downs Juvenile Challenge – Emerald Downs, Auburn, Washington 
    Trial dates are August 2, with the final August 23
  • $20,000-added ARC Distaff Los Alamitos Challenge (G3) – Los Alamitos Race Course, Cypress, California
    Trial dates are July 26, with the final August 9. 
  • $20,000-added ARC Distaff Ruidoso Challenge – Ruidoso Downs, Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico
    Trial dates are August 1, with the final August 15
  • $15,000-added ARC Distaff Prairie Meadows Challenge (G3) – Prairie Meadows, Altoona, Iowa
    Trial dates are August 1, with the final August 15
  • $20,000-added Emerald Downs Distance Challenge – Emerald Downs, Auburn, Washington
    Trial dates are August 2, with the final August 23

$400 nomination payments due June 15 for:

  • $50,000-added Bank of America Retama Championship Challenge - Retama Park, Selma, Texas
    Trial dates are August 15, with the final September 5.

$800 Sustaining payments or $2,500 late payments are due June 1 for: 

  • $30,000-added Adequan® Hipodromo Derby Challenge – Hipodromo, Mexico City, Mexico
    Trial dates are June 14, with the final June 28
  • $35,000-added Adequan® Grants Pass Derby Challenge – Grants Pass Downs, Grants Pass, Oregon
    Trial dates are June 23, with the final July 7

$800 Sustaining payments or $2,500 late payments are due June 15 for: 

  • $40,000-added Bank of America Los Alamitos Championship Challenge (G3) – Los Alamitos Race Course, Cypress, California
    Trial dates are July 18, with the final August 8
  • $20,000-added ARC Evergreen Park Distaff Challenge – Evergreen Park, Grande Prairie, Alberta
    Trial dates are July 11, with the final July 25
  • $20,000-added Evergreen Park Distance Challenge – Evergreen Park, Grande Prairie, Alberta
    Trial dates are July 11, with the final July 25. 

To make payments, call the Racing Challenge Hotline at 877-222-7223. 

Mail payments to:
Bank of America Racing Challenge
P.O. Box 32892
Amarillo, TX 79120 

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