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Primo Touch was a two-length winner of Saturday's Tempe Handicap under Andrew Ramgeet.
On paper Primo Touch dominated Saturday’s $30,000 Tempe Handicap at Turf Paradise and that’s the way it worked out on the turf course as the 3-year-old gelded son of Midas Touch fortified his cause for Horse of the Meet honors with another handy win.Full Story >>
March 08, 2018
Primo Touch moves back to likely his best footing – turf – and looms a heavy favorite as the 125-pound highweight in Saturday's $30,000 Tempe Handicap.
March 06, 2018
The Arizona Department of Agriculture has lifted a previously ordered quarantine of a barn at Turf Paradise after a reported case of EHV-1, according to the Equine Disease Communication Center.
February 17, 2018
Primo Touch showed he could indeed take his game to the main track by winning the Turf Paradise Derby for 3-year-old males at the Phoenix track on Saturday.
February 13, 2018
One barn at Turf Paradise has been quarantined after the Phoenix track reportedly had a horse test positive for Equine Herpesvirus Myeloencephalophathy (EHV-1).
February 10, 2018
Last year Chief Cicatriz dominated the $75,000 Phoenix Gold Cup at Turf Paradise as a 4-year-old. The 5-year-old gelded son of Munnings had an even easier time of it this year, dominating the marquee event of the Turf Paradise meet.
January 21, 2018
Gorgeous Ginny ($2.20), the overwhelming favorite despite racing on grass for the first time, had no trouble with the footing and proved best in Sunday’s Jeff and Jack Coady Sr. at Turf Paradise.
January 20, 2018
Chief Cicatriz returned from a nine-month layoff for an easy victory in the Hank Mills Sr. Stakes at Turf Paradise on Saturday. Fight to Glory captured the Sun Devil Sprint and Primo Touch was a dominant winner of the Startac Stakes in other stakes ...
January 13, 2018
New York-bred Inside Straight proved a game winner of Saturday's Cotton Fitzsimmons Mile at Turf Paradise, while earlier on the card Comet Sixty Two prevailed against turf distaffers in the Glendale Stakes.
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.