Rillito park sends out simulcast signal for the first time. Rillito park racetrack is excited to announce it had its most successful weekend on record during opening weekend on february 78 for the 2015 race meet. Contact rillito racetrack rillito park race track 2015. Rillito park race track tickets, 2020 2021 schedule. Rillito park race track is the historical landmark of quarter horse racing. We provide world class service and premium seating.
Horse racing returns to rillito race track youtube. Handicap parking is located directly across from the entry. The rillito racetrack in tucson, arizona, established in 1943, is significant for. The rillito park foundation manages many aspects of the racetrack including the jelks stud farm house which in and of itself is a historic site, eleven fullsize soccer fields and.
The rillito racetrack chute is the integral component of the extensive rillito. The 2019 winter meet will have 6 weekends of live racing, february 9 through march 17, 2019. Rillito park racetrack began sending out a signal of its races last weekend for the first time in the tracks history, much to the excitement of racing fans and university of arizona alumni. Welcome to, your one stop source for greyhound racing, harness racing, and thoroughbred racing including entries, results, statistics, etc. Rillito is a mare born in 2012 september 17 by street cry out of unswerving. Rillito park is a historic racetrack and the birthplace of quarter horse racing. Rillito park farmers market 4502 n 1st ave, tucson, arizona 85718 rated 4. Rillito built in 1943, rillito is recognized as the birthplace of. The 10 closest hotels to rillito park horse racetrack. Historic rillito park race track 4502 n 1st ave, tucson, arizona 85718 rated 4. Established in 1943, rillito race track is on the national register of historic places is the birthplace of modern quarter horse racing, and is home to the ua race track industry program.
The pavilion is handicap accessible and has restrooms onsite. Historic rillito park race track community facebook. These will be the first friday afternoon races of the season, with free parking and general admission. Rillito park race track tickets from front row will make your live entertainment experience magical. Rillito park foundation said it is working with pima county and the arizona department of racing to reschedule the races later in the spring. The future of rillito park rillito park foundation. He rode in more than 1,300 quarter horse races, winning nearly 200 races. The rillito race track was built on rukin jelks stud farm, one of the founders of modern quarter horse racing. This is a list of currently active horse racing venues thoroughbred racing and harness racing, sorted by country. Start by finding your event on the rillito park race track schedule 2020 2021 events. Rillito horse racing results, news, notes, history, stakes, photos, and comments. The equibase premium pp program offers complete past performance data along with the speed, pace and class figures youve come to rely on in the race program.
Rillito park horse racetrack in tucson rillito park. Hotels near rillito park horse racetrack, tucson on tripadvisor. Spectators get ready to place their bets for the first race as horse racing returns for another season at the historic rillito race track. Rillito race track expanding equine wellness program for 2020. Rillito park sends out simulcast signal for the first time ever. The track itself is very narrow for an eight horse field. Rillito park food pavilion is located off of 1st ave. Tucson rillito park race track is taking the lead when it comes horse.
This season 20 students from the program will be a vital part of the track operations to gain hands on training. In most englishspeaking countries they are called racecourses. Home rillito racetrack rillito park race track 2015. Horse racing has officially returned to the rillito race track. Welcome to, your official source for horse racing results, mobile racing data, statistics as well as all other horse racing and thoroughbred racing information.
Rillito park race track is a fiveeighths mile horse track in tucson, arizona featuring quarter horse and thoroughbred racing and is open januarymarch. History when walking into the american quarter horse museum at the aqhas headquarters in amarillo, texas, one can feel the impact rillito racetrack has made on the world of quarter horse racing. The state of arizona has set up a coronavirus health hotline staffed by health care professionals for anyone looking for more information. Rillito park race track 4502 n 1st ave tucson, az race. Opening day cover treatment for a tucson citizen story on horse racing at rillito park, ca. Official programs of rillito race track officials listed. There is expanded free parking at the festival this year, but we encourage you to take vip taxi, uber, or lyft to rillito racetrack park. Over 11,000 people attended the kick off of the live racing season at rillito and parimutuel handle was over 120,000 dollars on saturday and 110,000 on sunday, making this weekend one for the books. Rillito race track is located at 4502 north first avenue, tucson, arizona 85718 and sits on 90 acres. Find everything you need to know about horse racing at. The rillito park foundation rpf was formed in 2011 to provide a solution to an impasse between local soccer and horse racing interests that has stymied the future of rillito. Her story looks at the tracks history as the birthplace of quarter horse racing and the economic impact it. Triple crown races kentucky derby preakness stakes belmont stakes.
Rillito race track suspends races over concerns of covid19. The rillito park winter meet horse racing begins at the rillito park racetrack on february 9th and will run until. If you are an experienced racing fan dont expect much. The rpf master plan calls for preserving the landmark structures, expanding the existing facility for multiuse attractions, and managing operations for the future. The racing season is very short beginning in february each year. Trackinfo race track information, entries, results. About rillito park foundation rillito park foundation. Track trumpeter denny scfler played call to the post for the first race as horse racing returned for another season at rillito race track in 2014. Rillito race track will postpone racing for next two weekends. Soccer complex and seasonal horse racing, ramadas for picnics and a shaded playground. It is one of the first programs of its kind in the country and rillito.
Rillito racehorse profile, stats, form guide, news. Rillito race track focused on safety of horses, riders. Nancy montoya reports on the 75th rillito racing season. Festival info and tickets tucson celtic festival and. Department of racing to reschedule the racing days later in the spring. Handle hasnt been over 100,000 dollars in years, jaye wells, director of the rillito park foundation said. Rillito has cancelled racing for weekends of march 1415, 2122. Originally opened in 1943 and called rillito race track the track is considered the birthplace of modern, formalized quarter horse racing. This is a small race track for thoroughbreds and quarter horses.622 394 1483 658 228 1054 991 1275 889 701 1330 852 1498 33 180 911 1154 81 938 1387 360 239 319 268 1135 1348 1006 131 508