Fortified Effort won the $50,400 Gene Fleming Breeders’ Derby on a day where Arizona bred horses were showcased over nine races including four stakes Saturday at Turf Paradise. Staying clear of congestion as the field turned for home, 7-5 favorite Fortified Effort ($4.80) posted a 1 ¼ length victory over Zippy Groom (who got blocked when making his move in deep stretch) with Oldtoytrain third in the field of six 3-year-old colts and geldings.....
Consumeconfidence set a new record for 7 ½ furlongs on the turf course when he sped to a final time of 1:27.41 Sunday at Turf Paradise Race Course. The previous record was 1:27:54 set in 2004. Racing for owner Frank Bemis and trainer Shawn Davis, Consumerconfidence ($8.20) ridden by Francisco Arrieta, tracked closely to Trill Point’s fast early splits of 22.70, 45.37, 1:09.06. ...
There is only one Kentucky Derby Party in Arizona where you can watch, wager, and win on the Derby simulcast AND enjoy a full day of live and local horseracing. The biggest and best Kentucky Derby party is May 5th at Turf Paradise. It’s the only place in Arizona where you can watch live local horseracing AND bet on the Derby simulcast. For those who can’t make it to the track, there are more than 56 Off Track Betting sites where you can bet on the Derby and live racing at Turf Paradise.....
Hours of Operation:
Simulcast Racing seven days a week starting at 9 a.m.
Live Racing Season: Oct - May
Gates open for General Public at 11 a.m.
Live Racing Sat - Wed - check calendar for exceptions