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Tribal Gal wins City of Phoenix at Turf Paradise (Video added)

The $35,000 City of Phoenix Stakes, run Dec. 14 at Turf Paradise, was a showcase for Arizona-bred Tribal Gal, who won the six-furlong event by three lengths in 1:08.85. John Pendergast bred and campaigns the 3-year-old daughter of Tribal Rule, who has won five of 11 starts this year including three stakes at Turf Paradise. […]

Rocky Bar progeny star in Arizona stakes showcase

A pair of short-priced Rocky Bar juveniles headlined the day’s events at Turf Paradise on Nov. 23, a card which featured the Arizona Breeders’ Futurity divisions as well as the Cactus Wren and Cactus Flower, stakes events for older horses that are Arizona-breds or which have been sold through the Arizona fall mixed sale. The […]

Arizona Breeders’ Futurity Day

Saturday, Nov. 23, features a full slate of stakes events for Arizona-breds, highlighted by divisions of the $50,000 guaranteed Arizona Breeders’ Futurity for Arizona-bred 2-year-olds. Both Futurity events – the filly and colt/gelding divisions – will be contested at six furlongs. Also featured on the Futurity day card are the Cactus Wren and Cactus Flower, […]

Seeking nominations for A.T.B.A. board members election

November 12, 2013 Dear ATBA Member: As the year draws to a close, so does the time approach for our annual A.T.B.A. election. We request your nominations, so we can elect five Board Members. The Board Members whose three-year term expires this year are: Marvin Fleming, Kevin Owens, Scott Rollins, Dave Williams, and Lee Vaughn. […]

Red Zeus wins Walter Cluer Memorial (Video Added)

Saturday’s $35,000 Walter Cluer Memorial Stakes at Turf Paradise was taken in dramatic fashion by Arizona-bred Red Zeus, who battled to a narrow victory over Back Alley Rally in 1:35.42 for one mile on the turf. Peggy Hopwood owns and bred the 3-year-old Red Sky’s gelding, who earlier this year won the Gene Fleming Breeders’ Derby and Arizona Stallion Stakes […]

Lazy Daisy May, I Rock the Party win ATBA Fall Sales Stakes divisions

The highlight of the Oct. 19 card at Turf Paradise was the ATBA Fall Sales Stakes, run in divisions for fillies and for colts and geldings. ATBA Spring Sales Stakes winner Lazy Daisy May returned to dominate the filly division, dispensing with front-running My Fine Lady and romping to a five and a quarter-length victory […]