Appreciating Teachers & Supporting Students in Need
August 3 is Back-to-School Day at Arizona Downs. Teachers get in free with a school ID, and can also enter to win backpacks and supplies to outfit 30 elementary school students in need. Fans are encouraged to bring donations of backpacks and school supplies to help charity partner Hoot’s Helping Hands sustain the needs of elementary school students throughout the year.
JOCKS VS JOCKEYS TUG-OF-WAR CONTEST
In the spirit of competitive fun, Arizona Downs horse racing jockeys are taking on Bradshaw Mountain football team members in a pound-for-pound Tug-of-War contest that will take place on the track between horse races. Fans can get it on the fun by participating in a 50/50 Raffle to vote for the team they think will win the grueling test of brute strength. Proceeds will benefit the Bradshaw Mountain High School Booster Club and the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund.
WHEN: BACK-TO-SCHOOL DAY AT ARIZONA DOWNS
Saturday, August 3
Admission Gates Open 10 a.m. / Post Time 1 p.m.
“Jocks versus Jockeys” Tug-of War contest will take place on the track between one of the horse races
COST: Admission $2 / Teachers FREE with school ID / Kids 10 and under FREE
WHERE: Arizona Downs
10501 E. State Route 89A in Prescott Valley, Arizona 86315
PUBLIC CONTACT: For more information visit www.ArizonaDowns.com or call 928.227.1996.
ABOUT ARIZONA DOWNS
Located in the heart of scenic Prescott Valley, Arizona Downs’ inaugural summer racing season features Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing, and eight races each weekend day through Sunday, September 1. Arizona Downs is a mile-long racetrack, with a spacious venue that features concession stands, a restaurant and bar with scenic 360-degree views, event space, more than 150 in-house TV screens, and both mutuel and self-bet machines. The racetrack also offers a simulcasting room that opens for wagering daily at 9 a.m., and a deli with a full bar throughout the day. For more information, visit www.ArizonaDowns.com.