We look ahead to a busy weekend of stakes action including the Risen Star Stakes card from Fair Grounds, the El Camino Real Derby, Turf Paradise Derby, and much more!
Few regions in the country are as enjoyable this time of year as Arizona. Racing fans have two tracks to follow in the spring: Turf Paradise in Phoenix and Rillito Park in Tuscon. Turf Paradise offers a mixed meet through May 7. Quarter Horse players cannot dismiss trainer Matt Fales, who, once again, tops the Quarter Horse trainer leaderboard. Fales began training in 2005 and divides his barn between Turf Paradise and Los Alamitos. On Sunday, his trainee, Hoot And [...]
Turf Paradise, in sunny Arizona, is in the midst of its 61st annual racing season. From now through May 7, racing fans will be able to watch and wager on Thoroughbreds and Quarter Horses. Residents and visitors to Phoenix, Arizona can also partake in a variety of promotions and festival days. Both Quarter Horses and Thoroughbreds are running at Turf Paradise Turf Paradise’s Quarter Horse stakes schedule is once again led by the 300-yard, $70,000 Desert Classic Futurity [...]
Jason debuts a new song parody about Turf Paradise. Horseplayers Barry and Amber Spears play the "Horse Racing Newlywed Game" and Barry sticks around to talk about his handicapping career and the tournament scene.
Turf Paradise will open for its 60th season of racing Saturday, October 17. The 136-day meet will continue through May 8. The racetrack offers both Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing, five days a week, as well as a host of special promotional days for residents and visitors to Phoenix, Arizona. Turf Paradise’s Quarter Horse stakes schedule includes three AQHA Bank of America Challenge Championship races in the spring, all of which will be run on May 1; the 440-yard, $60,000-added [...]