Amaretto Di Amore Runs Up The Score

Amaretto Di Amore, a full sister to Mr. Jagermeister, won by 8 1/2 lengths on Thursday night at Canterbury Park. Kelsi Harr was aboard and explains the ride in this video. The Minnesota bred filly Amaretto Di Amore, is trained by Valorie Lund.

Ry Eikleberry – Jockey

Jockey Ry Eikleberry has been riding at Canterbury Park since 2006 and has claimed multiple titles along the way. Eikleberry has been leading rider of thoroughbreds in 2014, 2018 and 2020 and leading rider of quarter horses in 2008, 2009 and 2010. He made his way back to Canterbury Park with his wife Jilique, two […]

Gabriel Silva – Trainer

Gabriel Silva learned everything he knows about horse training from his father, Miguel Angel Silva. Learn more about Gabriel here:  

Briannah McDaniel – Trainer

Briannah McDaniel is a quarter horse and thoroughbred trainer at Canterbury Park. McDaniel followed in her dad’s footsteps, Asher Murray. She got hooked on horse racing at the Carlton County Fair in Barnum, Minnesota. She will have her first quarter horse starters in a trial when Stevie B runs in the Northlands Futurity Trial and […]

Minnesota HBPA Groom of the Week – Rodolfo Torres

Racehorse grooms are the caretakers of the equine athletes and although there work often goes unseen by the public, they are crucial to this sport. Each week the Minnesota HBPA recognizes the work of the groom with the Groom of the Week Award. This week’s Groom of the Week is Rodolfo Torres. The recent Canterbury […]

Canterbury Park Begins Second Half of Racing Season With Encouraging Numbers

Handle increased 23% on track, 9% out of state, compared to 2021 Horse racing resumes Wednesday at Canterbury Park following a nine-day break that allowed for Twin Cities Summer Jam, a three-day music festival that attracted more than 30,000 fans, to be held in the racetrack infield. Prior to the break 35 of the 65 […]

Chaplain Ed Underwood to receive Sampson Minnesota HBPA Lifetime Achievement Award

In 2019, the inaugural Minnesota HBPA Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Curt and Randy Sampson. Shortly thereafter, the MNHBPA board, realizing the obvious — that the Sampson name defines lifetime achievement in Minnesota racing — re-titled the award to the Sampson Minnesota HBPA Lifetime Achievement Award. The award is to honor those who have […]

Canterbury Park First Half in Review

by The Oracle We recently passed the halfway point of the 2022 Canterbury Park live racing season.  Here is a look inside-the-numbers- at what has transpired on the race track so far in 2022.  The following statistics are for thoroughbred races only. The Odds:       Favorites are winning 43% of the thoroughbred races at Canterbury […]

35 Race Days Complete – Live Racing Returns July 27

Horse racing in Minnesota

When last Sunday’s race program was complete, a total of 322 races had been run over the first 35 days of the meet. Thirty days remain when racing resumes Wednesday, July 27. The short break allows for the three-day Twin Cities Summer Jam music festival to be held in the racetrack infield tonight through Saturday. […]