It’s a day of racing like no other as camels, ostriches and zebras join the horses at Turf Paradise for a one-of-a-kind day at the races Saturday March 17th. While you can’t bet on the camel, ostrich and zebra racing, you can still bet on the horses. Camels, ostriches, and zebras race competitively but they are far less cooperative than the horses......
While Primo Touch swept to victory in the $50,000 Turf Paradise Derby, crowd favorite Gorgeous Ginny glided to a popular win in the $30,000 Arizona Oaks Saturday at the track. Primo Touch, ($15.40) ridden by Andrew Ramgeet made a sweeping and daring move around rivals with a half- mile remaining and went on to prevail by 3 ½ lengths over Fortified Effort with Bocephus third in the field of 10 3-year-olds....
Paw Power Meets Horsepower As The Wiener Dog Races Return To Turf Paradise Saturday March 3 for Winners and Wieners: Wiener Mania
It’s the ultimate dog and pony show! Winners and Wieners: Wiener Mania, the largest Wiener Dog race in Arizona, returns Turf Paradise Saturday March 3rd. The day will also feature a full card of live horseracing. Sponsored by Arizona Adopt a Greyhound, the Wiener Dogs will be racing from 11:30am to 5pm.
Aspiring three-year-olds, looking to pad their resumes, will be featured in the $50,000 Turf Paradise Derby and $30,000 Arizona Oaks Saturday at the track. The Turf Paradise Derby, carded as the eighth of eight races, attracted a field of 10 colts and geldings, for the 1 1/16 miles test. The Arizona Oaks, co-featured as the seventh race, drew a field and ten fillies, for the one mile test. Post time will be 12:55 pm.
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