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ATBA Catalogs are Here!

The 2018 Arizona Thoroughbred Breeders Association Catalogs are in! The sale is Thursday, November 15, 2018.

ATBA Fall Yearling and Mixed Sale ~ 2018

The 2018 ATBA Fall Yearling and Mixed Sale will be held Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at Horseshoe Park & Equestrian Centre. The sale begins at 2 pm. Horseshoe Park & Equestrian Centre 20464 East Riggs Road Queen Creek AZ 85142

Senoradiablo, Let Me Fly win ATBA Sales Futurity Trial events

The Oct. 15 Turf Paradise card featured a pair of trials for the upcoming ATBA Fall Sales Futurity – Fillies Division, and the day’s stakes action was highlighted by Senoradiablo’s flashy victory as the 1-10 favorite in the first of the two races. Second in the Turf Paradise Open Spring Futurity when last seen at […]

ATBA Fall Sale late entries close Oct. 17

The ATBA Fall Yearling & Mixed Sale is to be held at Horseshoe Park Equestrian Centre on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. Late entries close Oct. 17, and late entry fees are $1,000 for yearlings and $500 for others. Sale-related forms can be downloaded on this site via Forms & Deadlines –> Printable Forms –> 2018 […]

$100,000 Stakes Win for an Arizona-Bred

An Arizona-Bred gelding is making waves this summer! Bushrod won the $100,000 Mystic Lake Turf Express Stakes on August 25, 2018. Bushrod not only won this stakes race, but 18 days later Bushrod won a $100,000 Starter Allowance at Kentucky Downs (September 12, 2018). Bushrod was sold as a yearling in the 2014 ATBA Fall […]

Notice to Horsemen: Health certificates for upcoming Turf Paradise season

All horsemen entering Turf Paradise will need to have a current Health Certificate for all horses indicating vaccination for EHV-1 no less than 14 days and no more than 90 days prior to arrival. A current negative Coggins is required for all horses shipping in to Turf Paradise. All current vaccinations are recommended. Contact the […]

Arizona Downs open for simulcasting

The former Yavapai Downs racetrack has reopened with a new name. The new ownership of the track in Prescott Valley has changed its name to Arizona Downs, which was the name of a former racetrack in Phoenix that opened in 1951 at one site and later ran its annual race meetings by leasing Turf Paradise […]