2017 Winter Meet at Rillito Park Racetrack

The 2017 Winter Meet will have 6 weekends of live racing, February 11 through March 19, 2017. This year includes 14 live race days, including two Fridays—Thoroughbred racing in the late afternoon and Quarter Horse racing under the lights! Gates open at 10 a.m. on race days. Dates are subject to approval by Arizona Board of Racing and may change.

February Schedule

February 11, 2017
OPENING DAY
Bert W. Martin Foundation Stakes
The Tucson Boys Chorus will sing the National Anthem
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Post time 1:00pm
February 12, 2017
iHEART RADIO DAY
Champagne and Kisses Stakes
Leighton Rockafellow will sing the National Anthem
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Post time 1:00pm
February 18, 2017
HISPANIC HERITAGE DAYS
Rillito Bonus Challenge
Performance by Mariachi Alegre
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Post time 1:00pm
February 19, 2017
HISPANIC HERITAGE DAYS
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Post time 1:00pm
February 25, 2017
UA DAYS
John K. Goodman U of A Race Track Industry Program Stakes
Performance by the UA Pep Band
Free Admission with CatCard
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Post time 1:00pm
February 26, 2017
UA DAYS
Rillito Derby (sponsored by AQRA)
Pete Selin Memorial “The Happy Minute”
Elevator Pitch from UA Eller College of Management
Free Admission with CatCard
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Post time 1:00pm

March Schedule

March 3, 2017
FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS
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Post time 2:30pm
March 4, 2017
Lord of the Wings Tucson Wing Festival
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Post time 1:00pm
March 5, 2017
ARIZONA VIPs
Recognition for Arizona government officials and VIPs
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Post time 1:00pm
March 11, 2017
DAVIS MONTHAN AIR BASE MILITARY DAY
Rillito Hopeful
Mr. Ed Stakes
Free admission for active duty military and veterans
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Post time 1:00pm
March 12, 2017
FIRST RESPONDERS DAY
Rulon Goodman AQHA Challenge Maiden Stakes
DeFazio Distaff
First Responders (Fire, EMT, Police and Sheriff) receive free admission
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Post time 1:00pm
March 17, 2017
CLOSING WEEKEND
St. Pat’s Runnin’ of the Green
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Post time 2:30pm
March 18, 2017
CLOSING WEEKEND
“Piggin String” Stakes sponsored by Jack Daniels
Howard and Charlotte King Memorial
Maverick Mile sponsored by The Maverick Live Country Club
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Post time 1:00pm
March 19, 2017
CLOSING WEEKEND
“Papa” Wayne Brasher Memorial
Rukin Jelks Stakes
Budweiser Pima County Classic
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Post time 1:00pm