Racing commission to announce decision Aug. 25

BY Chelle Delaney, Freedom New Mexico

The New Mexico Racing Commission will announce which city will receive the state’s sixth racing license at 1:30 p.m. on Aug. 25 at its Albuquerque offices, according to an officials from Quay County who attended today’s commission meeting.

The commission met in closed session at its regular meeting to discuss which group — Raton, Tucumcari or Santa Fe — would get the license.

Julina Luna, agency director for the racing commission could not be reached for comment.