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The Jockey Club announces new mares bred report fee for 2018

The Jockey Club has announced that starting with the 2018 breeding season, there will be a $35 charge for each mare reported bred. The fee is earmarked to support thoroughbred aftercare initiatives: the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA), Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) and the Thoroughbred Incentive Program (TIP).

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Yavapai Downs purchased by JACOR Partners

Yavapai Downs has been purchased by real estate company JACOR Partners for $3.22 million. Depending on how long it takes to receive a permit from the Arizona Racing Commission and the amount of work needed on the property, the track could open in 2018. The return of live racing to the facility would more likely […]

Fortified Effort, Myrcella stars of Arizona Breeders’ Futurity Day

Fortified Effort and Foggia, the winners of November’s ATBA Fall Sales Stakes events, returned for their respective Arizona Breeders’ Futurity events on Dec. 9 at Turf Paradise, meeting different outcomes as odds-on favorites of their races. Trapped behind horses until well into the stretch, Fortified Effort turned in a strong victory in the Colt and […]

Foggia, Fortified Effort win ATBA Fall Sales events

The ATBA Fall Sales Stakes events, held on Nov. 4 at Turf Paradise, both featured authoritative winning favorites. Foggia turned in a sparkling effort, with a front-running victory in the filly division in 1:09.62 for six furlongs – nearly a full second faster than the colt and gelding division contested two races later on the […]

ATBA Fall Yearling and Mixed Sale ~ 2017

The 2017 ATBA Fall Yearling and Mixed Sale will be held Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Horseshoe Park & Equestrian Centre.  The sale will begin at 2:00pm. Horseshoe Park & Equestrian Centre 20464 East Riggs Road Queen Creek  AZ  85142