Welcome to the Arizona Quarter Racing Association.
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AQRA is taking nominations for all the Fall Futurities and Derbies. All the nomination blanks are on Racing Information under forms. Just click on the appropriate race for a printable form. Even though payments have started there is a late payment schedule for each race. You may late pay up to time of entry for any race. The 2015-2016 quarter horse stakes schedule is out as well and under Racing Information on this website home page. Please note the recent name change from (El Moro de Paradise) to WAYNE BRASHER MEMORIAL. Racing dates and Conditions of the race remain the same. It is scheduled for three year old and up at 300 yards trials October 24 final November 7. $1,000 to enter.
Turf Paradise2015-2016 race meet begins October 17, 2015 and runs through May 8 2016. Barn area will be open by September 10 and horses will be allowed on the grounds September 17. The Main track will open for training and workouts September 21. Deadline for your stall application is August 9, 2015. (click here for Turf Paradise Stall Application). Live racing October 17,18 and 19 for the first week, then 24,25 and 26 for the second week. Racing 5 days a week will begin with October 30, 31 and November 1,2 and 3. Quarter horses will be invited to race year round. The quarter horses got a purse increase this year. Click here for the schedule.
Some other changes announced this year by Turf Paradise. Robert Fox will be the new announcer and Ramiro Flores the new track man. Hope to see all of you soon as we have a great season of quarter horse racing planned.
Certifying your racing bred horses that are born in Arizona is easy. As soon as your receive your foal registrations...download the form and send it in to get the best deal. Its only $50.00 up to September 30th of the foal's yearling year. This is the only way to get breeders awards from the state and from the commercial tracks in Arizona. You are missing out on lots of $$$$$ so when you get you papers back this year...make that your first priority.... you can always call the office for help... 602-625-0468
The 2015 Futurity and Derby blanks are up and as always you will be able to download the blanks by clicking on the respective race listed on the website. Please keep your horses ready and remember that payments are always due on the 15th of the month. If you miss a payment after the first nomination "don't fret" you can always double a missed payment within 30 days to regain eligibility. If you missed the original nomination there is a late pay schedule on the right hand side of the nomination blank. For questions please call 602-625-0468. Please check the schedule of payments....mark your calendar... and mail them in on time...to AQRA P.O. Box 1316 Thatcher, Arizona 85552
Below are the current slate of AQRA board members. New to the board are: MARTIN BOURDIEU, jockey...KAY CHAISSEN, photographer...JAMES KELLY, owner, breeder....HECTOR PINEDO, owner, breeder...John Shumaker, Chaplain......Returning board members are: TOM BARTOL, owner, trainer, breeder....CARRIE FALES, owner, breeder...RALPH FALES, owner, trainer, breeder...PAT KREIG, owner....SCOTT MCDANIEL, owner, breeder...J, LLOYD YOTHER, owner, breeder..... Welcome and thanks to all who have stepped up to contribute your time and energy to governing this organization... For contact information on any of the above board members...please email the office for a roster....
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