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JACOR Partners out of Phoenix entered into a purchase of the Yavapai Downs racetrack property as of Wednesday, April 5, 2017. The sale was finalized Jan. 11, 2018.

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Yavapai Downs sells for $3.22M; horse racing likely by 2019

The deal closed Thursday morning, Jan. 11, 2018, with JACOR Partners from Phoenix and Kentucky Downs president Corey Johnsen signing papers to purchase Yavapai Downs in Prescott Valley, Arizona, for $3.22 million out of federal bankruptcy court.

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Yavapai Downs has potential buyer

Phoenix company hopes to return horse racing to region in 2018 if sale goes through

Horse racing may return to Yavapai County as early as next year if a Phoenix-based retail company decides to go through with purchasing the property.