Turf Paradise to celebrate 55th anniversary with Cotton Fitzsimmons Mile

Posted by on January 12th, 8:43 pm

Turf Paradise will celebrate its anniversary with the Cotton Fitzsimmons Mile on Saturday.

Turf Paradise will celebrate its anniversary with the Cotton Fitzsimmons Mile on Saturday.

Turf Paradise will celebrate its 55th anniversary with the seventh annual running of the Cotton Fitzsimmons Mile this Saturday.

Fitzsimmons, who coached the Suns in three different decades and also worked as a team executive and broadcaster before his death in 2004, was a horse racing enthusiast and a frequent patron of Turf Paradise.

The Fitzsimmons Mile will be a $35,000 stakes race run at eight furlongs with a full field of 12 horses, and Turf Paradise is offering free Grandstand admission to anybody with a Phoenix Suns game ticket stub.

The racetrack will offer a variety of giveaways including birthday cake in an event that should feature a festive atmosphere as Cotton Fitzsimmons is remembered and Turf Paradise is celebrated.

For more information visit the official web site of Turf Paradise.

Michael Schwartz founded ValleyoftheSuns in October 2008 and is the owner/editor emeritus of the site. He is currently working toward his MBA in sports business at San Diego State University.

Facebook Twitter Google+ YouTube 

Tags: Phoenix Suns

0 responses so far ↓

  • There are no comments yet...Kick things off by filling out the form below.

Leave a Comment