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Take a Charter to the Derby

IT’S THE CHANCE OF A LIFETIME – AND A LIFETIME OF CHANCE (credit to Dan Fogelberg) Minnesota owners Joni and Barry Butzow have a Kentucky Derby contender. Their horse Zozos will be running at Churchill Downs on the first Saturday in May. Canterbury Park and Creative Charters have made arrangements for fans to be able […]

Leonel Garcia  – Minnesota HBPA Groom of the Week

The Minnesota HBPA has honored a Groom of the Week each Wednesday with a winner’s circle presentation, providing recognition to an individual that has done an outstanding job. This week’s honoree is Leonel Garcia who works for trainers Patrick and Tomey Swan. Leo, who has worked as a groom since 1989, has been with the […]

Kevin Gorg Handicaps the 2019 Academy Awards

Kevin Gorg 8-18-18 CBY

Kevin Gorg, Fox Sports North personality and former Canterbury Park racing analyst, does not miss many movies. He is as opinionated about film and actors as he is about a horse race. Over the years he has offered his Academy Awards selections along with his betting line. Gorg has been remarkably good (and occasionally off […]

Recipes for Holiday Treats, From Canterbury Park

Doodads, from Jennie Palmer

With the holidays upon us, many of us will be gathering with friends and families to enjoy a meal together. And that often means preparing a special treat for the occasion. At Canterbury Park, we have our own traditions when it comes to tasty delights. Here are a few recipes for the holidays and the […]

The Great Schindini: Former Rider Became a Trainer

By Rebecca Roush While some may know Scot Schindler from his days of racehorse riding, most now know him for the horses he trains and owns. Growing up in Fessenden, North Dakota, a town of less than 500 people, Schindler began riding his family’s “ponies” at a local track and slowly moved on to racing […]

Breeders’ Cup Nuts & Bolts

Mike Smith, winningest jockey in Breeders' Cup history. (Photo by Michael McInally/Eclipse Sportswire/Breeders Cup)

Spend The 34th Breeders’ Cup at Canterbury Park Watch and Wager on North America’s richest day of racing live from Del Mar Thoroughbred Club! Friday, November 3– first post 1:25 pm; first BC race – 4:25 pm Saturday, November 4– first post 12:10 pm; first BC race – 2:00 pm More than $26 million in […]

Fall Poker Classic Recap, Preview of Main Event

The 2017 Fall Poker Classic kicks off Sept. 30, and continues with more than 30 tournaments through Oct. 15

With the 2017 Fall Poker Classic nearly complete, we asked Jacob “Chopper” Vail about how things have gone thus far, and what to expect for the Championship Main Event, set for Oct. 13-14. Fall Poker Classic 2017 from Kris Janisch on Vimeo. Looking for a list of winners? Canterbury Park will be updating the list […]

Interesting Hands from the Ultimate $100K

As players stared each other down Friday, Sept. 29, for a shot at $100,000 in prize money, plenty of interesting hands developed during Canterbury Park’s Ultimate $100K No-Limit Hold’em Tournament. The event saw six flights of players in the week leading up to the Day 2 finale. We asked a few of the players to […]

Mac Robertson wins his 11th training title

When racing concludes Saturday, Mac Robertson will have won his eleventh leading trainer title at Canterbury Park. The trophy could have been presented June 3 when Mac took command in the standings and never relinquished the lead. His purse earnings this season, nearly $1.6 million, are more than the combined total of the trainers in […]

2017: A Look Back


By Noah Joseph Well, it’s that time of the year. Closing weekend is upon us. The 2017 season is almost in the rear-view mirror, and it was a wonderful season. Here’s a look at some of the great moments. For the fans, there was much to see, and parts of the summer had gone to […]