Challenge Championships and Racing Conference Schedule

An overview of the schedule of events for the 2019 Challenge Championships and Racing Conference

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23

 

10:30 a.m.               Bank of America Racing Challenge Championships

                                    Post-Position Draw..................................... Sponsored by The Downs

                                    First Turn Lounge – Downs Casino

                                    This event is open to all owners, trainers, breeders, press, racing officials and their guests.

 

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24

 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.        AQHA Racing Workshop......................... Sponsored by Tom Lepic

                                      Rio Grande Room – Crowne Plaza Albuquerque

  •        Open to all AQHA Racing affiliates, Racing Committee members and racetrack personnel. Registration is not required, but please RSVP with Kelly Flowers at kflowers@aqha.org or 806-378-4365

 

 11 a.m.                          Downs Challenge Golf Tournament........ Sponsored by The Downs

                                           Albuquerque Country Club - 505-400-5699 to register
                                           Two man teams

 

 1 p.m.                            Luncheon and Fashion Show ................. Sponsored by The Downs
                                         Jockey Club at The Downs – By reservation only – 505-400-5701
                                          Lunch with a New Mexico wine flight and a fashion show.

                             

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25

 

  8 a.m. – Noon         AQHA Registration Desk Open.................. StallioneSearch.com

                                        Hospitality Room and Foyer

  • The AQHA registration and information desk will be located in the Hospitality Room and Foyer at the Crowne Plaza Albuquerque. See registration desk for meeting or event information or to purchase tickets to any Challenge Championship event.

 

  8 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.    AQHA Racing Committee Meeting.......... Sponsored by Andreini & Company

                                          Colorado / Texas Room – Crowne Plaza Albuquerque

  • Ticketed event; open meeting; registration is required. Agenda will be provided. Lunch will be served.

                                                       

 

7:30 p.m.                            Downs Championship Concert – Little Texas and Rick Trevino.... Sponsored by The Downs

                                          Tingley Coliseum at The Downs – next door to grandstand
                                           Get tickets at my505tickets.com

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26

 

9 a.m. - Noon                AQHA Registration Desk Open................... StallioneSearch.com

                                          Hospitality Room and Foyer

  • The AQHA registration and information desk will be located in the Hospitality Room and Foyer at the Crowne Plaza Albuquerque. See registration desk for meeting or event information or to purchase tickets to any Challenge Championship event.

 

10 a.m. - Noon             Owner’s Recognition Brunch...................... Tom Lepic

                                          Southwest Ballroom – Crowne Plaza Albuquerque

  • An admission ticket is required for this event. Open to all media.

 

Noon. – 5 p.m.                AQHA Racing Council Meeting ............... Sponsored by Andreini & Company

                                              Gomez Ballroom – Crowne Plaza Albuquerque

 

5 – 6 p.m.                      AQHA Registration Desk Open........................ StallioneSearch.com

                                          Turf Club – The Downs at Albuquerque

  • The AQHA registration and information desk will be located outside the Turf Club.  See registration desk for meeting or event information or to purchase tickets to any Challenge Championship event.

 

6:05 p.m.                        Post Time! The 2019 Bank of America Challenge Championships

                                           The Downs at Albuquerque Turf Club........... Sponsored by Bank of America

  • For reservations and buffet in the Turf Club call – 505-400-5701 ext. 7576

 

IMPORTANT – AQHA cannot make your Turf Club reservation for you. Please mention you are attending the Bank of America Racing Challenge Championships.

 

Restaurants located in the Crowne Plaza Albuquerque

 

Stone House – 6 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Cantina at the Crowne Plaza – 2 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Ranchers Steakhouse – Lounge open at 4 p.m.  – 10 p.m.  – Restaurant – 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Crowne Plaza Albuquerque

1901 University Blvd

800-593-5447

Single/Double rate: $114 Cut-off date: October 3, 2019 ihg.com • Group Code: AQH