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AZ Commission Approves Simulcast of Breeders’ Cup
The Arizona Racing Commission approved today (Nov. 3) for the world championship Breeders’ Cup to be run at Del Mar racetrack on November 5 and 6 to be simulcast at Turf Paradise, Arizona Downs and at all OTB sites. The November 5 and 6 dates coincide with the opening of the live race season at Turf Paradise. A 125-day meet is scheduled to run from November 5 through May 7, 2022, with racing conducted primarily on a 5-day a week basis, Monday through Friday. Opening day Friday’s post time will be 12:40 pm. Saturday’s post is 12:20 pm.
Overnight purses will get a 30% hike while the stakes program will receive a $1 million infusion as Turf Paradise prepares to kick off its 125-day meet, running from November 5 through May 7, 2022, with racing conducted on a 5-day a week basis, Monday through Friday...
Turf Paradise, AZHBPA Sign Agreement for Upcoming Meet
With a stroke of the pen Turf Paradise owner Jerry Simms and Arizona Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association (AZHBPA) Bob Hutton put their signatures to an agreement that will ensure that the upcoming live race meet will go on as planned.
A 125-day live meet will run from November 5 through May 7, 2022 with racing conducted on a 5-day a week basis, Monday through Friday. The two exceptions are Breeders’ Cup Day, Saturday, November 6 and Kentucky Derby Day, Saturday, May 7.
“A nod of gratitude to Arizona Department of Racing Director Rudy Casillas for assisting all of us through the negotiation process,” said track general manager Vincent Francia.
- CONTRACT TO BE SIGNED BETWEEN TURF PARADISE & AZHBPA