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October ATBA Board Meeting Scheduled

The next ATBA Board Meeting has been set for Saturday, Oct. 25. It will be held 10 a.m., at the ATBA office at the Turf Paradise.

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 […]

Top Fortitude wins G3 Lazaro Barrera

Top Fortitude, a full brother to G2 winner Uh Oh Bango, joined the ranks of graded stakes winners by winning the G3 Lazaro Barrera at Santa Anita on May 10. An impressive maiden winner at 2, Top Fortitude had disappointed in his 3-year-old debut but rebounded with style to win the seven-furlong Lazaro Barrera in […]