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Dates set for Fall Sales and AZ Breeders’ Futurities and Trials

The ATBA Fall Sales Stakes Futurity Trials will be held on Saturday, Oct. 18, which is opening day for the upcoming 2014-2015 Turf Paradise meet. The finals will be run on Sunday, Nov. 2.

The Arizona Breeders’ Futurity Trials will be run Wednesday, Nov. 19. The Arizona Breeders’ Futurity finals will be held on Saturday, Dec. 6, as part of the Fall Breeders’ Day card that also features the Cactus Wren and Cactus Flower stakes.

2014 ATBA Fall Mixed Sale – Oct. 16

Be sure to attend the ATBA 2014 Fall Mixed Sale on Oct. 16. The sale will be held at Westworld of Scottsdale, 16601 North Pima Road, and begins at 11 am. Directions From: North (Flagstaff) I-17 South to SR-101 Loop – Eastbound into Scottsdale. Take the Pima/Princess exit. Make left at Bell Road (second light) […]

ATBA Sale grad Highway Boss wins Everett Nevin

ATBA Fall Mixed Sale graduate Highway Boss won the $59,515 Everett Nevin Stakes at the Oak Tree at Pleasanton meet on July 6. Having broken his maiden in his previous outing at Santa Anita, Highway Boss ran on late to win the five and a half-furlong Everett Nevin by a head over Global Magician. Prior […]

Tribal Gal takes Oak Tree Distaff

Tribal Gal, champion Arizona-bred 3-year-old filly of 2013, was an authoritative winner of the $100,870 Oak Tree Distaff at the Oak Tree at Pleasanton meet on June 28. The daughter of Tribal Rule, running for owner-breeder John Pendergast, ran six furlongs in 1:09.25. Tribal Gal rushed up to take the lead shortly after the start […]

Top Fortitude, Scott Stevens set for Belmont Day appearances

All eyes turn to Belmont Park for its blockbuster Belmont Day card that includes a 10-stakes roster that will make it the second-richest day of racing in North America in 2014, topped off by a tilt at the Triple Crown by California Chrome. Competitors with Arizona connections currently slated to appear on the Belmont Day […]