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 will open on Sept. 5. Office hours from Sept. 5 through Sept. 8 will be 8 am through 12 pm. From Sept. 12 through Oct. 7, the office will be open 8 am to 2pm every day, except on weekends, when it will be closed.
The Turf Paradise Licensing Office also opens on Sept. 5. Licensing Office hours will be 8 am to 2 pm every day. Licensing applications are available online at www.racing.az.gov. For information, please call (602) 364-1709.