With $2 adult admission you can take the kids to the races at Turf Paradise without breaking the bank. In addition to three stakes races — the Phoenix Gold Cup, the Turf Paradise Handicap and the Sun City Handicap — there will be live music, pony rides, face painting, bounce houses and $2 domestic draft beer.
The first 3,000 paid attendees receive a free ball cap.
DETAILS >> Races start at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16. Turf Paradise, 1501 W. Bell Rd., Phoenix. $2 grand stand admission, free for children 16 and younger. (602) 942-1101 or www.turfparadise.com.