$30 Million Breeders’ Cup Draws Fans To Turf Paradise To Watch Simulcast
Plus Additional Live Local Horseracing
Horseracing fans who can’t make the trip to Churchill Downs for the Breeders’ Cup will still be able to get in on the action at Turf Paradise Friday November 2 and Saturday November 3 to watch and wager and win on the simulcast of the Breeders’ Cup plus additional live local horseracing.
The two-day, 13-race Breeders’ Cup Championship, which will be contested at Churchill Downs and will be simulcast in its entirety at Turf Paradise and all OTB (Off Track Betting) sites in Arizona.
Turf Paradise will offer live local racing on Friday to coincide with the Breeders’ Cup Simulcast.
On Saturday, in addition to live racing, Turf is also offering all day buffets allowing fans to watch the Breeders’ Cup races in style while taking in a day of live and local horseracing.
Gate opening and times are as follows:
Friday: Gates Open: 9 am. 1st Breeders’ Cup Race 12:21; 1st Live Race at Turf Paradise: 11:30am.
Saturday: Gates Open: 7:15am; 1st Breeders Cup Race is 9:00am; 1st Live Race at Turf Paradise at 12:55pm;
The Breeders’ Cup all day buffet at the Clubhouse is $39. The Turf Club offers a more formal atmosphere for $48.
Clubhouse Reservations: (602) 375-6470.
Turf Club Reservations: (602) 375-6472.
The show piece of the Breeders’ Cup races is the $6 million Classic at 1 ¼ miles which runs at 2:44pm Arizona time and will be simulcast at Turf Paradise.
Turf Paradise General Manager Vince Francia said, “The Breeders’ Cup assembles the best thoroughbreds in the world in competition. You can watch and wager on track or at our OTB’s.”
The season also includes:
- Fiesta Sundays on the last Sundays of the month in October, November, January, March and April
- A Thanksgiving Weekend Party
- Super Saturday February 9th featuring the $75,000 Phoenix Gold Cup
- 63rd Anniversary Party featuring the $75,000 Cotton Fitzsimmons Mile January 12
- Wiener Dog Races March 2nd
- Kentucky Derby Party May 4th
Who: Turf Paradise
What: Breeders’ Cup Party
When: November 2nd and 3rd
Where: Turf Paradise 1501 West Bell Road
How Much: Grandstand admission is just $3
Clubhouse Buffet $39
Turf Club Buffet $48
Turf Paradise opened its doors in January 1956 and has operated at the same location ever since at 19th Ave. and Bell. It is Arizona’s 1st sports franchise.