Turf Paradise: A track record of giving back to the community

Sixty-three years ago this month Turf Paradise opened its doors for the first time. That’s six decades at the same location at 19th Avenue and Bell Road in Phoenix, racing horses and entertaining generations. Back then we were on the outskirts of town. Today we are in the heart of the city. And we keep […]

Turf Paradise: A lasting legacy spanning 60 years in Arizona

In January, Turf Paradise, at 19th Avenue and Bell Road, will mark 60 years in Arizona. The Valley was a very different place when the Phoenix racetrack opened its doors six decades ago. The area surrounding Turf Paradise was desert and dirt roads. In 1956, it was considered a gamble to establish a major track […]