Canterbury Park Seeks 54-Day Racing Season for 2023

Meet would run May 27 through Sept. 16 Canterbury Park racing officials have submitted a request to the Minnesota Racing Commission for a 54-day mixed-breed horse racing season in 2023. The proposed meet would begin Saturday, May 27 and conclude Saturday, Sept. 16. Four days of racing per week would be conducted from July 12 […]

Spend BREEDERS’ CUP in Canterbury Park Racebook – Friday, Nov. 4 & Saturday, Nov. 5

World Championship races, attracting the finest thoroughbreds from around the world competing for millions in purse money, live from Keeneland in Lexington, KY. 14 total Breeders’ Cup Races over 2 days: five races Friday and nine races Saturday HOURS OF OPERATION _ WAGERING & CASHING Clubhouse staffed hours: Friday: 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM Saturday: […]

Qualify for National Horseplayers Championship in December 17 Contest

Mark your calendars now and play from wherever you are! Canterbury Park in conjunction with Xpressbet is offering an opportunity to qualify for the 2023 National Horseplayers Championship in a December 17 handicapping contest that will send a minimum of two players to Las Vegas to compete in the $3m three-day event. Buy-in to the […]

Canterbury Park Racebook This Week Oct. 20-23

Countdown to the Cup Contest Final contest in the series this Saturday with racing from Keeneland. Entry deadline is noon. Build your Breeders’ Cup bankroll in this free-to-enter handicapping contest!   Pigskins & Ponies King of the Hill This Sunday. Pick Correctly in five horse races and five professional football games. Survive To Win $100 […]

Hot Shot Kid Runs Thursday At Keeneland

Eight-year-old Minnesota bred Hot Shot Kid is entered to race in Keeneland’s fourth race on Thursday, a $50,000 claiming race with a $75,000 purse at 1 1/6th miles on the main track. A victory by the Mac Robertson trainee would mimic last year when Hot Shot Kid left Canterbury at the end of the season, […]

Badger Hill Brewing and Bravis Break Ground On Canterbury Commons Project

A groundbreaking ceremony was held Monday to mark the beginning of the construction phase of a structure that will be the new home of Bravis Modern Street Food and Badger Hill Brewing in the Southwest Gateway section of Canterbury Commons. Work on the 11,000 square foot brewery, taproom and restaurant will continue through the coming […]

Andrew Offerman appointed NYRA Vice President and General Manager of Operations

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) on Wednesday announced the appointment of Andrew Offerman as Vice President and General Manager of Operations. In this newly created position, which takes effect on November 11, Offerman will oversee frontside operations at Aqueduct Racetrack, Belmont Park and Saratoga Race Course. “Andrew is a seasoned executive and proven […]

Oktoberfest comes to Canterbury Park Oct. 14-16

‘Wiesn’ festivities include traditional entertainment and events, German foods, polka lessons and bier hall Canterbury Park is offering its own twist on Oktoberfest with a three-day celebration that will feature traditional music and food, turning its 24,000 square foot event center into a bier hall to create the largest Oktoberfest party in the Twin Cities. […]

Canterbury Park Adds Two Members to Board of Directors

Peter Ahn and Damon Schramm Bring Extensive Corporate Governance and Gaming Experience to Company  Appointments Increase Size of Board of Directors to Seven Members Canterbury Park Holding Corporation announced today that Peter Ahn and Damon Schramm have been appointed to the  Company’s  Board  of  Directors,  effective  October  5,  2022.  The  appointment  of  Mr.  Ahn  and  Mr. Schramm to Canterbury Park’s Board of Directors increases the size of the Board to seven members, six of whom are considered independent directors under NASDAQ rules. Mr. Ahn will serve on the Board’s Audit Committee. Mr. Schramm will serve on the Board’s Compensation Committee. Peter Ahn currently serves as Chief Financial Officer of Hemisphere Companies, a private investment firm he co‐founded in 2001. Hemisphere invests across a variety of industries, including restaurants, casinos, entertainment,  and  retail,  among  others,  […]