Turf Paradise

April 12, 2014
Three horses who recorded stakes wins during their 2013 campaigns are among eight older sprinters in Monday’s featured seventh race at Turf Paradise. But it’s a gelding who has gone winless in 10 starts over the past two seasons who might be the most ...
April 05, 2014
Mambo Man, claimed for $40,000 out of a big win at Santa Anita last month by trainer Robertino Diodoro, made the trainer’s eye look good as he came back to romp in Saturday’s $35,000 Wildcat Handicap at Turf Paradise.
March 31, 2014
Saddling four winners on a card is big enough, but it made for an even more significant day for trainer Robertino Diodoro at Turf Paradise on Monday, as he notched his 1,000th career Thoroughbred training win.
March 30, 2014
It was nice enough for trainer Robertino Diodoro that his star sprinter L. A. Weekend easily captured the Coyote Handicap at Turf Paradise on Saturday. But the cherry on top was that the win gave him 104 for the current meet at the Phoenix track, tying ...
March 29, 2014
L.A. Weekend had no trouble turning the tables on Absolutely Cool and easily defeating four others in Saturday’s $35,000 Coyote Handicap at Turf Paradise.
March 25, 2014
Racing was canceled at Turf Paradise in Phoenix on Tuesday after jockeys refused to ride and met with management over their concerns about the track’s insurance policies in the wake of an accident earlier this month in which a rider was paralyzed.
March 19, 2014
Fast Track proved true to his name Tuesday, as the 7-year-old gelding posted a course record at a mile on grass at Turf Paradise, getting the trip in 1:34.06.
March 18, 2014
Turf Paradise will hold an auction, both silent and live, as well as a bake sale and dinner following the races on Wednesday, April 16, to raise funds to assist injured rider Anne Von Rosen.
March 15, 2014
Cavour has apparently turned the corner, as the son of Bertrando went from maiden winner to stakes winner by posting a big upset in Saturday’s $35,000 Tempe Handicap at Turf Paradise.
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.