The next ATBA Board Meeting has been set for Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at 10 am. New ATBA officers will be selected.
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. […]
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 […]
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, […]
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. […]
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 […]
To view videos of both divisions of the ATBA Fall Sales Stakes, proceed to the ATBA Fall Sales Stakes page under the Racing menu item. Also available is a video of the Oct. 12 Princess of Palms, won by Tribal Gal.
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 […]