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LIVE RACING FAQS

Q:

  What is Post Time?
A:   Post Time refers to the time when the race will begin. Daily post times vary. Thursdays and Fridays, the first post is at 6:30 PM. Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays, the first post is at 12:45 PM. Special July 3rd racing will begin at 4 p.m. 
     
Q:   When do gates open?
A:   The grandstand entrance typically opens an hour and a half before post time.  However, because the Canterbury Park Card Casino is open 24/7, you'll be able to enter through the casino/valet entrance at any time.
     
Q:   How much is admission?
A:    Regualr admission is $6.00 (Discounts apply with MVP card) and includes a regular program.  Premium day admision is $8 (Discounts apply with MVP card)  On our Thursday "Buck Nights", admission is $1.00 and regular programs are $1.00.  Kids under 18 are always free.
     
Q:   How much are Live Racing programs? 
A:   Regular programs are included with admission.  Or can be purchased for $2.00 (Discounts with MVP card) if you enter the park with a admission coupon or discount.  Past Performance programs, which contain more detailed stats and information, can be purchased for $3.00.
     
Q:   What is the legal gambling age?
A:   The legal gambling age in the state of Minnesota is 18, for both the racetrack and card club.
     
Q:   How do I get to Canterbury Park?
A:   Click Here for Directions
     
Q:   How much is parking?
A:   General parking at Canterbury Park is FREE.  Valet parking is available for $6 (Discounts Apply with select MVP Card member groups).
     
Q:   Are pets allowed at Canterbury Park?
A:   No, pets are not allowed at the track.
     
Q:   Can I bring a cooler into the Park?
A:   You may NOT bring your own food and beverage into the Park on live racing days, with the exception of celebratory cakes and dietary requirements.