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Happy Holidays from Canterbury Park


The Canterbury Park family wishes you and yours the happiest of holidays.

The Race Book will close after the conclusion of simulcasting Friday night and will re-open on Monday morning at 10am.  Monday begins the Santa Anita race meet. The nine-race card, with its opening-day fixture, the Grade I Malibu, plus three other graded stakes, begins at 2 pm. The field of eight for the Malibu includes Mor Spirit, unseen since the Kentucky Derby.

The first 200 guests Monday beginning at 10am will receive a complementary 2017 Santa Anita wall calendar.

Daily Racing Forms for Monday are on sale beginning Friday at the third level program stand. They also can be purchased at valet on Saturday until 6pm and then beginning Sunday at 6pm.

The Casino will close for 24 hours beginning at 6pm on Saturday and re-open on Christmas Day at 6pm. The first 100 guests in-line at re-opening can play in a free $2,100 Shootout No Limit Texas Hold Em Freeroll. See the rules below.  Live cash games of course are always offered and the action should be substantial.




Players start with 1500 in Tournament Chips

Optional $10 Staff Appreciation Add-on = 500 additional chips (available at the table before start of play)

Play No-Limit Hold’em for one hour. 25/50 blinds

At the end of one hour of play, the player with the highest chip count from each table goes to the final table.

Final table plays No-Limit Hold’em for one hour. 25/50 blinds.

At the end of an hour of play, placement is determined by chip count.

1st Place – $1,000

2nd Place – $300

3rd – 10th Place – $100