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  • – Races run rain or shine unless the weather conditions become too extreme that could potentially put horses, riders, or staff at risk. Any cancellations will be posted on the homepage of our website and on social media outlets.


  • – You must be 18 to wager at Canterbury Park.
  • – You may wager on tracks from around the country every day.
  • – Advance wagering, which allows you to bet prior to the race date is available for every Canterbury Park race date,
  •    as well as select special events including Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, Belmont Stakes & Breeders Cup
  • – Winning tickets can be cashed at Canterbury Park for ONE year from date of wager. 


  • – Sign up for Canterbury’s MVP Rewards Program to become eligible for offers like live racing admission discounts and more. Visit our MVP Rewards page to learn more.
  • – Use your MVP Rewards Card every time you place a wager by handing your card to the teller or swiping it at a self-service machine.


  • – During the Live Racing Season, smoking is prohibited unless in a designated smoking zone.
  • – Smoking is prohibited inside at Canterbury Park. Heated outdoor smoking locations are available.
  • – Smoking of E-Cigarettes is not allowed inside at Canterbury Park. You may use them outdoors.