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He's Munnie (left), ridden by Jake Barton, defeats Howdy Kingkowboy by a head in the Tempe Handicap for 3-year-olds.
He’s Munnie ran second but was no match for winner Howdy Kingkowboy in the Feb. 18 Turf Paradise Derby. However, they switched to grass Saturday at the Phoenix track for the $30,000 Tempe Handicap and He’s Munnie turned the tables – but it wasn’t easy.Full Story >>
February 18, 2017
Howdy Kingkowboy, moving to a route for the first time and racing on a track listed as "wet fast (sealed)" from steady rains throughout the day, posted a mild upset in Saturday’s $50,000 Turf Paradise Derby.
February 11, 2017
Chief Cicatriz proved his speed show plays as well on the road as it does in New Mexico as he came to Turf Paradise on Saturday and led all the way to capture the meet’s marquee event, the $75,000 Phoenix Gold Cup.
January 11, 2017
Scott Stevens was in a funk. The new year was 10 days old, and after 17 rides at Turf Paradise he still was looking for his first winner. “Any way you look at it, I'm oh-for-seventeen,” Stevens said. “I thought I'd keep last year right on going. But at ...
March 14, 2014
Trainer-turned-jockey agent Troy Bainum and the racing community rally to support the badly injured Anne Von Rosen after the rider was paralyzed from the waist down in an accident Tuesday at Turf Paradise.