Welcome to the AQRA website.
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ADOR Licensing requirements
With the recent "Piro"
outbreaks...Turf Paradise is recommending your horses be
tested, even tho not required. You can have your Vet test
for this at the time you get your Coggins and Health.
Attention Horsemen: Medication thresholds have changed for
racing at Turf Paradise this Fall.
for the link to print a copy. The condition book is also available
Live racing will resume at Turf
Paradise October 15, 2016 and run thru May 7, 2017 with a
mixed Quarter Horse and Thoroughbred schedule.
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 Spring Turf Paradise Futurities
and Derbies. All nomination blanks are on the
forms page of our
website. Click to view the
Desert Classic Futurity Nominated horses and
AQRA Presidents Open Spring Derby Nominees. You
can call 602-625-0468 with any questions...
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