As per the ADOR directives stating there must be tightly controlled access to the stable area, the barn area will be closed to all nonessential persons. Owners, visitors, children, jockey agents and guests are not allowed on the backside at this time.
The requirement for entry onto the backside with approved access will have an entry log and must list name, racing license number the date and time and temperature reading...
IMPORTANT DATES FOR HORSEMEN
Thu. Nov 19 Horsemen arrive to arrange stalls
Wed. Nov. 25 Horses admitted to stable area
Wed. Dec. 2 First day of training, main track
Mon. Dec. 14 Gate training available
Mon. Dec. 28 First day of entries
Mon. Jan. 4 First day of live racing
Reminder: Masks must be worn at all times while on the grounds of Turf Paradise and Social Distancing should be maintained as much as possible.
On Thursday (Nov.12) the Arizona Racing Commission approved Turf Paradise’s request to host an 84-day meet (Jan. 4-May 1, 2021) by a 3-0 vote. In a separate agenda item the Commission also approved a contract between the track and Monarch by 2-1 vote...
Coming Up Green at Turf
After breaking stride near the finish line, Turf Paradise management and the Arizona Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association (AZHBPA) have finally signed an agreement to host an 84-day live race meet, running from January 4 thru May 1, 2021...
Race Days Change to Monday thru Friday
An estimated $4 million in purse money will be available when Turf Paradise opens its 84-day live meet, running from January 4 thru May 1, 2021. Racing will be conducted on a 5-day a week basis, Monday thru Friday (a change from the original schedule of Saturday thru Wednesday). Kentucky Derby Day Saturday, May 1, will be the lone exception...