In 1954, Walter Cluer had a dream fueled by pure passion. Cluer had purchased 1,400 acres of barren desert and entertained aspirations of building a first-class racetrack in the Phoenix area. Cluer was an experienced horseman but most locals thought his plan was too ambitious, ill-timed and destined for failure.
Horseracing & Family Fun Are Red Hot
Racing fans and families alike will have plenty to cheer about as the 62nd season of Turf Paradise gets underway. The season features the return of wiener dog racing, as well as camel ostrich and zebra racing, and a long list of special events during the season that runs from October to May. Opening Day is October 14th as live horseracing returns to the Valley. In addition to live horseracing, live music and a family fun park, there will be free t-shirts for the first 5,000 paid admissions. The featured race is the $30,000 Bienvenidos Stakes. Grandstand admission is $3 and General Parking is free. Read More
Record Number of Horses Expected for Turf Paradise’s New Season
The first of over 1,980 expected horses arrived today (Sept. 12) to fill the 2,046 available stalls as Turf Paradise Race Course prepares to open its 62nd season in mid-October. A 132-day race meet will run from October 14 thru May 6, 2018. Racing will be conducted primarily on five-day a week basis, Saturday thru Wednesday with a first race post of 12:55 pm. There will be three special live race day Fridays: Read More
Another Exciting Season of Horseracing Returns to Arizona
The thunder of the hoof beats. The run down the home stretch. The race to the finish line. Live horseracing returns to Arizona October 14th at Turf Paradise as the iconic track marks its 62nd season in Phoenix at 19th Ave and Bell. There will be live horseracing where fans can watch, wager, and win. Turf Paradise is also welcoming back the fans on October 14th with free t-shirts for the first 5,000 paid admissions, live music, a kids’ fun park, and a barbecue tent. Opening day’s featured race will be the $30,000 Bienvenidos Stakes. Gates open at 11am October 14th and the first post time is 12:55. As always Grandstand admission is $3 and general parking is free. Read More
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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