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Absolutely Cool, Az Ridge Go for Hat Tricks on Super Saturday at Turf Paradise

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  Super Saturday February 13 (PHOENIX) Two Two-time defending champions will go for their respective hat tricks with Absolutely Cool in the $75,000 Phoenix Gold Cup and Az Ridge in the $35,000 Turf Paradise Handicap Saturday at Turf Paradise. Known…

JEWELL AA AND EASTER MAN CAPTURE GRADED ARABIAN STAKES

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Trainer Jerenesto Torrez Saddles Both Winners HOUSTON, (SHRP) – Sam Houston Race Park welcomed a family-friendly crowd for Dollar Day and they were treated to two entertaining Arabian stakes features. Trainer Jerenesto Torrez had an excellent night, saddling the winners…

Thoroughbred Racing Facing Closure Threat Letter Says to Members

Dear TTA Members: The Texas Racing Commission will meet at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 9th, with a short agenda containing two items critical to the Texas horse racing industry. Item III.B.5 is the “Report on the Executive Director’s Plan…

News From Texas Thoroughbred Association

ACCREDITED TEXAS –BREDS IN WEEKEND STAKES ACTION More Than Most (Indygo Mountain – Better Than Most) takes on a full field in this afternoon’s $50,000 Joseph E. “Spanky” Broussard Overnight Stakes at the Fair Grounds.  Bret Calhoun will saddle the…

FOREVER UNBRIDLED CONVINCING WINNER OF THE GRADE 3, $400,000 HOUSTON LADIES CLASSIC AT SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK

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Photo By Jack Coady Da Big Hoss Victorious in the Grade 3, $200,000 Connally Turf Cup (Houston, TX) – It was a superb night of racing at Sam Houston Race Park with exhilarating performances by Forever Unbridled in the Grade…

Venerable Horse Track Celebrates 60 Years

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Turf Paradise Welcomes New Fans And Those Who Were There At The Beginning Turf Paradise’s 60th Anniversary Is January 16 (PHOENIX) As Turf Paradise gets ready to celebrate its 60th anniversary, some of its newest and oldest fans will help…

Turf Paradise Celebrates 60 Years January 16th

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PHOENIX – In 1956 Dwight Eisenhower is President, Norma Jean Mortenson legally changed her name to Marilyn Monroe, and Turf Paradise opened its doors at 19th Ave and Bell. On January 16th Turf Paradise celebrates 60 years in Arizona. Grandstand admission…

Old Friends Receives New Fundraising Technologies

Georgetown, KY – The non-profit Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Center has a new way for farm visitors to show their support, while also bringing home a fun and meaningful souvenir.  Sportech Racing // Digital is donating its services and a…

Horse Syndications Are Coming Back?

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By John Alan Cohan, Attorney at Law   The Tax Court has recognized that horse racing or breeding is a highly speculative venture, but that “an opportunity to earn a substantial ultimate profit in a highly speculative venture is ordinarily…

“One Day” film to be presented by Breeders’ Cup Festival at Cheapside Pavilion, Lexington, KY

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New York, N.Y., October 21, 2015 – Palomino Entertainment Group is pleased to announce that their film, “One Day”, will be shown during the Breeders’ Cup Festival at the Cheapside Pavilion, located at 131 Cheapside Street in downtown Lexington, Kentucky. The…