In a day of head-bobbing photo-finishes, Inside Straight got the nod over a fast-closing High Security to win the $75,000 Cotton Fitzsimmons Mile Saturday at Turf Paradise. Ridden by leading rider Glenn Corbett for leading trainer Robertino Diodoro, Inside Straight ($11.00) ran in tandem with stablemate Way Striking for three-quarters of a mile before shaking loose and having enough left to hold off by a head the furious charge of High Security, in the field of ten colts and geldings....
The $75,000 Cotton Fitzsimmons Mile highlights festivities as Turf Paradise celebrates its 62nd birthday Saturday. Birthday festivities include a free long sleeve T-shirt to the first 4,000 fans; free multiple bounce inflatables for the kids; live music and Free birthday cake. The track first opened on January 7, 1956. ....
Canadians wintering in Arizona found it profitable as owner Randy Howg and trainer Robertino Diodoro swept the two juvenile stakes Saturday at Turf Paradise.$30,000 Lost in the Fog
Howg and Diodoro, both from the province of Alberta, opened the sweep with Shane Doan ...
The $30,000 Lost in the Fog stakes and $30,000 Arizona Juvenile Fillies will place 2-year-olds in the spotlight Saturday at Turf Paradise. The Lost in the Fog drew a field of eight while the Arizona Juvenile, for fillies, attracted a field of 11. Both races will be run at 6 ½ furlongs. ....
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