On Friday Turf Paradise will be selling $2 hotdogs and $2 Popcorn. DJ Mr. P-Body will be playing music at the track apron. General admission Friday is $3.
On Saturday, Turf Paradise is giving away T-shirts to the first 2000 paid admissions. The day also includes live music from the Aaron Nelson Project and a family fun park with bounce house inflatables. General admission Saturday is also just $3. Gates open at 11am for paid admissions.
First post time for both days is 12:40pm.
The weekend also features heart-stopping horseracing including:
- Friday-The $25,000 Classy Sheikh. Three Year Olds and Upward.870 Yards.
- Saturday-The $60,000 Guaranteed Glendale Stakes. Fillies And Mares Three Year Olds and Upward. One Mile And One Sixteenth(Turf).
- Saturday-The$60,000 Guaranteed Walter R. Cluer Memorial Stakes. Three Year Olds and Upward. Seven And One Half Furlongs(Turf).
General Manager Vince Francia said, “As the economy impacts Arizona, Turf Paradise is proud to offer an affordable way to entertain families and fans as we have been doing since 1956.”
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.