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  Attention Horsemen: Medication thresholds have changed for racing at Turf Paradise this Fall. CLICK HERE for the link to print a copy. The condition book is also available at Equibase.
  • Arizona Quarter Racing Association
  • Arizona Quarter Racing Association
  • Arizona Quarter Racing Association
  • Arizona Quarter Racing Association
  • Arizona Quarter Racing Association

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Attention Horsemen: Medication thresholds have changed for racing at Turf Paradise this Fall. CLICK HERE for the link to print a copy. The condition book is also available at Equibase.

Live racing will resume at Turf Paradise October 15, 2016 and run thru May 7, 2017 with a mixed Quarter Horse and Thoroughbred schedule. Click here for the Stakes Schedule. The barn area will open for cleaning Sept 9, horses will be allowed on the ground Sept 16. Main track will open for training/workouts September 19. All "first time starter" quarter horses nominated for the trials opening week end should make sure you have an official gate ok and two official works (one out of gate) within 30 days of the race. Any horse that has not raced in the past 45 days will need one official work. Any horse that has not started in over a year must have an official work in front of a track veterinarian. (Please make arrangements through the racing office). You will have 26 days before the trials to make sure you meet eligibility. If you are racing at tracks out of state. Please make sure any works or gate ok's are registered with Equibase to be official and recognized.

Please remember nominations are now being taken for all the Fall Turf Paradise Futurities and Derbies. All nomination blanks are on the www.azqra.com website.

You can call 602-625-0468 with any questions...Thank you and Happy racing this summer and look forward to seeing you all in the Fall.

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. Turf Paradise is paying 10% to the first, second and third places finishers that are Az Certified, for the first time this year. Please, if your racing an Arizona Bred…please get it certified

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....

Thank you for visiting our site. Come back often and please let us know if you have any questions or concerns….

CALL FOR MORE INFORMATION ...602-625-0468 lbaqra@hotmail.com

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Arizona Quarter Racing Association
P.O. Box 1316 Thatcher, AZ 85552
Office Phone- 602-625-0468
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