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January 11, 2019

McCarthy, Torres Transported To Local Trauma Center After Scary Laurel Park Spill

During Friday's sixth race at Laurel Park, jockey Trevor McCarthy's mount “Tuffy's Way” broke down just before the quarter pole and set off a scary three-horse collision. Unable to avoid her was the pair of Lucky Dilly and jockey Horacio Karamanos; they fell over top of Tuffy's Way and McCarthy. Alluring Prospect and Rosario Montanez […]

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Trouble In (Turf) Paradise? Safety Concerns Cause Commissioner Walkout

Concerns about safety at Turf Paradise, including an apparent lack of functional fire extinguishers and smoke detectors in some barns, caused vice chairman Rory Goree to physically walk out of a Arizona Racing Commission meeting on Thursday. According to azcentral.com, the ARC was meeting in part to grant a racing license to Turf Paradise, but Goree's walkout […]

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