Can Nyquist do it? Horse racing fans at Turf Paradise will be watching and wagering.
The undefeated colt, who won the Kentucky Derby, arrived on Monday evening at Baltimore’s Pimlico Race Course, the host of the Preakness.
Turf Paradise is hosting a Preakness watching party Saturday, May 21 where fans can be part of a potential history-making sports event.
At Turf Paradise doors will open at 7:00 am on Preakness Day, Saturday May 21st.
The first Preakness simulcast is at 7:30 am.
The Preakness is scheduled for 3:45 pm.
OTB’s will open at 9:30 am.
Advanced wagering for Preakness Day’s entire card will take place at approximately 4pm Friday.
The air-conditioned Clubhouse, Turf Club and Players’ Club will be open at Turf Paradise. There is no admission charge or seat charge at the Clubhouse. The Grandstand will be closed. The Turf Club and Players Club will offer an all-day buffet for $25 per person. The Clubhouse will offer a limited A La Carte menu. For reservations or more information please call 602 375 6472.
Last year American Pharoah became the first horse to win the Triple Crown since 1978. There have only been 12 Triple Crown winners. Sir Barton was the first horse to accomplish the feat in 1919
The third race in the prestigious series is the Belmont Stakes which takes place June 11th. Turf Paradise is also hosting a Belmont watching party.
Turf Paradise opened its doors in 1956 and is Arizona’s first sports franchise at 19th Ave and Bell. Live racing resumes October 15th. Until then, the air conditioned Clubhouse remains open where fans can watch and wager on simulcast races across the country and around the world.