Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Downs to put on holiday firework show.(Venue)

Byline: the Casino Bill Previtti For the Journal

For the third year in a row The Downs at Albuquerque Race Track & Casino will stage an Independence Day fireworks display. It will be on Thursday, July 3. As part of the track-casino's evening celebration, the popular variety group Spinning Wheel will entertain by the winner's circle.

Free hayrides will be offered, carrying passengers on eight-furlong rides around the track. The Downs' all-you-can-eat, all-American barbecue buffet will be $6, including soft drink, and will operate in front of the grandstand. The Jockey Club will be serving its own buffet.

Horse-playing celebrants also can enjoy simulcast betting on races from a smorgasbord of tracks around the country. …

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