Top 6 Reasons to Bring Your Horses to Canterbury

Starter Incentive Programs

Reason #1

Starter Incentive Programs

Canterbury Park's $150,000 starter incentive program, run in partnership with the Minnesota H.B.P.A., is designed to reward owners who bring a new, race-ready thoroughbred to Canterbury Park in 2018. New this year, Minnesota-breds are now eligible for a similar bonus if they are ready to start during the first month of the meet.

Purse Enhancement Fund

Reason #2

Purse Enhancement Fund

Thanks to our partnership with Mystic Lake Casino Hotel and the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community, purses at Canterbury Park are stable.

Horsemen Friendly Reputation

Reason #3

Horsemen Friendly Reputation

Canterbury Park is run by horsemen and nationally known as one of the most horsemen friendly tracks in the country. Just ask around.

Major League Racing in a Major League City

Reason #4

Major League Racing in a Major League City

Downtown Minneapolis, the Mall of America, the major league sports and world class golf are just minutes from Canterbury Park.

Investment in Facilities

Reason #5

Investment in Facilities

Canterbury Park is continually investing in upgrading its infrastructure, track surface and equipment to improve our fan and horsemen experience.

Fans Creating a Fun Atmosphere

Reason #6

Fans Creating a Fun Atmosphere

Canterbury Park averages nearly 7,000 race fans every day of live racing, filling the grandstands with fun and energy not found at many tracks.

Become an owner

Looking to get into the sport of horse racing? Here are a few resources to help you navigate the world of horse ownership

Canterbury park ownership club

Canterbury park ownership club

The Canterbury Park Ownership Club offers an inexpensive introduction to horse ownership. Learn more here.

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Minnesota Thoroughbred association ownership seminars

Minnesota Thoroughbred association ownership seminars

The MTA offers horse ownership seminars throughout the year. Check out the MTA website for upcoming events.

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Owner view - the journey

Owner view - the journey

This industry site walks through everything you need to know about Horse Ownership. Get started here.

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