Late nominations for the 2019/2020 Arizona Breeders Futurity/Derby and Oaks are due Sept. 15, 2017. Make sure your 2017 Arizona-bred and certified foals are nominated. Details can be viewed under Forms & Deadlines –> Printable Forms –> 2019/2020 Arizona Breeders Futurity/Derby – Foals of 2017 or by clicking here:
The ATBA Fall Yearling & Mixed Sale is to be held at Horseshoe Park Equestrian Centre on Thursday, Nov. 16. Entry fees are $400 for yearlings and $250 for others, and entries close Sept. 8. Late entries close Oct. 17, and late entry fees are $1,000 for yearlings and $500 for others. Sale-related forms can […]
The Arizona HBPA would like to remind horsemen of important upcoming dates: Sept. 5 – Backside is open to start with stall preparation and barn setup Sept. 12 – Backside is open to bringing in horses Sept. 14 – Main track open for training Oct. 14 – First day of live racing The HBPA office […]
Favorites stole the show for the ATBA Breeders’ Festival day card at Turf Paradise on April 22, which featured five stakes races for Arizona-breds. All five events were won by favorites, including four at odds-on. The star of the day was Yo Y Me, romping to a widening victory in the $50,000 Gene Fleming Breeders’ […]
The Turf Paradise Spring Futurity is a new open race for 2-year-olds with bonuses available for Arizona-breds and horses that passed through the 2016 ATBA Fall Mixed Sale. A nomination payment of $100 on Dec. 15, 2016, and a $250 payment on March 1, 2017, are required for eligibility. The entry fee for the race […]
Kacee Adams Richardson has been elected to join the Board of Directors, and four members were re-elected: Marvin Fleming, Scott Rollins, Lee Vaughn and Dave Williams. The elected officers are as follows: President – Marvin Fleming; Vice President – Jan Osborn; and Secretary/Treasurer – Wende Macumber.
In a courageous effort, Yo Y Me scored a narrow victory in the Lost in the Fog Juvenile on Dec. 31 at Turf Paradise to win his fourth straight race, adding to earlier victories in the Arizona Breeders’ Futurity and ATBA Fall Sales Stakes. After bouncing out to an early lead, the Dixie Chatter gelding […]