The horses are back as Turf Paradise gets ready to start its 67th season Friday November 4th and Saturday November 5th with live local horse racing and the simulcast of the $28 million dollar Breeders’ Cup Championships.
Unibet Sports Betting is also on-site allowing fans to watch, wager and win on their favorite sports teams. Turf Paradise’s Grandstand and Clubhouse restaurants and bars are also back.
The first post time is 12:40pm Friday and 11:30am Saturday. Gates open both days at 9am.
Two stakes races will be featured opening weekend:
Friday, November 4, 2022
$60,000 Guaranteed Hank Mills, Sr. Stakes
For Three Year Olds and Upward
Six ½ Furlongs
Saturday, November 5, 2022
$60,000 Guaranteed Jeff & Jack Coady, Sr. Stakes
For Fillies And Mares Three Year Olds and Upward
And for fans who can’t get to the track, there are more than 40 Off Track Betting locations statewide.
Opening day is just the beginning. The meet will run from opening day November 4th thru May 6th. Give-aways and special event days are returning as well.
Turf Paradise General Manager Vincent Francia said, “Turf Paradise is back in a big way. We are bringing back fan favorites in addition to featuring Unibet Sports Betting. And the return of weekend racing will give more fans more time to enjoy horseracing live and in person.
Who: Turf Paradise
What: Opening Weekend at Turf Paradise
When: Friday November 4th and Saturday November 5th
Where: Turf Paradise 1501 West Bell Road
Why: To start the 67th season of horseracing in Arizona
How Much: Grandstand admission is free Monday through Friday and just $3 on Saturdays
Turf Paradise, located at 19th Ave and Bell Road, first opened its doors in 1956. It has maintained Arizona’s horse racing tradition for more than six decades and is Arizona’s FIRST sports franchise.