The Turf Paradise Racing Season
Jerry Simms’s Turf Paradise begins its annual racing season every year in the middle of October. The racing season at Jerry Simms’s Turf Paradise lasts until the first week of May. During these months, however, races are held every single day of the week as long as the weather is good. Jerry Simms’s Turf Paradise also closes for major holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas.
The gates to Jerry Simms’s Turf Paradise open to the public at 11:00 every morning. They remain open as long as the races are scheduled and the weather does not pose a hazard to the public.
Each race at Jerry Simms’s Turf Paradise features the best quarter horses and thoroughbreds in the racing industry. Bets are accepted at any of the 90-plus betting stations located throughout the property of Jerry Simms’s Turf Paradise.
Information on how to place bets or how to figure out what horse to bet on can be found in the programs handed out at the gates of Jerry Simms’s Turf Paradise. Betting is reserved for patrons ages 18 and older.
Stakes and Special Events at Turf Paradise
Throughout the racing season at Jerry Simms’s Turf Paradise, special events and race stakes are held and available to the public. One of the most special of occasions celebrated at Jerry Simms’s Turf Paradise is its anniversary each January. During the anniversary celebration, guests of Jerry Simms’s Turf Paradise are treated to a barbecue, shirt giveaways, live music, birthday cake, and dozens of races held throughout the day.
Another special occasion commemorated at Jerry Simms’s Turf Paradise is Mother’s Day in the first week of May before Jerry Simms’s Turf Paradise closes for the season. During the Jerry Simms’s Turf Paradise Mother’s Day event, mothers and guests are treated to special dining accommodations in the clubhouse and Turf House. People are asked to make reservations for the Mother’s Day event by calling Turf Paradise or visiting its website.
The Breeder’s Cup, Kentucky Derby, and Belfast Prix are also special events at Jerry Simms’s Turf Paradise. These races are broadcast onto HD flat screen TVs in the clubhouse and Turf Club for guests to watch alongside the races being run at Turf Paradise. These events likewise require reservations in advance but come with all-day breakfast and lunch buffets.
Off-track Betting at Turf Paradise
Jerry Simms’s Turf Paradise added off-track betting to its operations in 1989. Off-track betting at that time was only available in one location in Arizona. Today, off-track betting for Jerry Simms’s Turf Paradise is available in 45 locations throughout the state as well as 900 sites in the U.S. and six international locations.
Placing an off-track bet is simple and available on the website for Jerry Simms’s Turf Paradise. People can find out where to place a bet by clicking on the off-track betting link. This link tells where in each state that allows off-track betting to wager on the races being run that day at Jerry Simms’s Turf Paradise.
Before placing an off-track bet, people are advised to read about the laws for it on the website for Jerry Simms’s Turf Paradise. Most states allow off-track betting. However, a few still outlaw this type of gambling.
People who place off-track bets can follow the races and get live results by listening to the simulcast broadcasts on the Jerry Simms’s Turf Paradise website. Simulcast races are broadcast from Friday through Tuesday every week during the racing season.
Admissions into Jerry Simms’s Turf Paradise
The admissions prices for Jerry Simms’s Turf Paradise are designed to be as budget-friendly and affordable for all racing fans in Phoenix and around the world. General admissions into the grandstands is $3 at the gate for people aged 16 and older. Children under 16 get in for free.
Seating in the grandstands is first come, first serve. However, there is plenty of seating in the family picnic area alongside the track.
People who prefer seating in the Jerry Simms’s Turf Paradise clubhouse or Turf Club pay $4 or $5 at the gate. Admission prices are lowered to $2 for all patrons on Dollar Days, which are held several times during the race season at Jerry Simms’s Turf Paradise. Likewise, people can get free admissions into Jerry Simms’s Turf Paradise by presenting a ticket stub from any collegiate or professional athletic event in Arizona at the gate.
Jerry Simms’s Turf Paradise, for all of its progressive and elite standing in the racing industry, is a family-friendly horse racing venue available to everyone. It also offers affordable concession stands where guests can buy hot dogs, pizzas, soda, and other fare for themselves and their families.