Turf Paradise starts checking all horses before races: Fox 10 3/18/19

By: Jennifer Auh One Phoenix racetrack is hoping to better protect its horses, after many of them were getting hurt. On Monday, Turf Paradise implemented a new rule that requires pre-race exams for all horses that are racing. The general manager says it's all about making sure the horses are fit for racing. "Begin the process of

Turf Paradise Implements Pre-Race Exams for All Horses: Bloodhorse 3/6/19

Turf Paradise Press Release: Phoenix-based Turf Paradise announced March 6 track management initiated a new plan to address an unexplained increase in equine injuries. Starting March 18, all horses racing on a given day will receive pre-race veterinary exams. The new policy is part of the track's efforts to provide the safest conditions possible for

Diodoro Suspended 15 Days for Turf Paradise Fluphenazine Positive: Paulick Report 2/15/15

by Ray Paulick Turf Paradise’s leading trainer, Robertino Diodoro, began a 15-day suspension on Monday for a positive test for the antipsychotic human drug fluphenazine (sold under the brand name Prolixin) found in the post-race test of Mercedes Stable’s Freakin Amazing, first-place finisher of the Arizona Juvenile Fillies Stakes at Turf Paradise in Phoenix, Ariz.,