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Owners And Trainers ‘Blindsided’ By Turf Paradise’s Sudden Shut Down

The Arizona Horsemen’s Benevolent & Protective Association opposes Turf Paradise management’s sudden cancellation of the rest of its race meet without any consultation with horsemen nor the required regulatory approval of Arizona’s racing regulators. We understand how grave the coronavirus is and in no way are trivializing its seriousness and the fact that America faces […]

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‘Ball Is In Monarch’s Court’: Arizona Horseplayers Shut Out Of Major Signals In Simulcast Dispute

Horseplayers in Arizona have been unable to wager on several major tracks since Friday when the Arizona Racing Commission ordered simulcast signals distributed by Monarch Content Management, LLC a subsidiary of The Stronach Group, to be cut off to all tracks, OTBs and ADW customers in the state. The decision came one day before the […]

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Turf Paradise Reports 40% Decline In Racing Fatalities After New Safety Protocols

Phoenix-based Turf Paradise, Arizona’s largest horse racing track, saw racing-related equine fatalities fall by nearly 40% during the season that ended May 3, according to a press release from the Rose, Moser, Allyn public relations firm. During the 2017-’18 meet there were 7,452 starts and 23 Thoroughbred racing related equine fatalities. During the 2018-’19 meet […]

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Is Arizona HBPA Selectively Enforcing Bylaws For Board Election?

John Campo III is an attorney in Phoenix who breeds and races Thoroughbreds at Turf Paradise. He’s seen the quality of racing and purses deteriorate there, and thinks the board of directors for the Arizona Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association could use some fresh blood as tit prepares┬áto negotiate a new contract with track owner […]

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