Top 6 Reasons to Bring Your Horses to Canterbury
Starter Incentive Programs
Canterbury Park's incentive programs, run in partnership with the Minnesota H.B.P.A., is designed to reward owners who bring race-ready thoroughbreds to Shakopee. Earn $1,000 for every open-company overnight starter during the Month of May!
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
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
Downtown Minneapolis, the Mall of America, the major league sports and world class golf are just minutes from Canterbury Park.
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
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
The Canterbury Park Ownership Club offers an inexpensive introduction to horse ownership. Learn more here.
Minnesota Thoroughbred association ownership seminars
The MTA offers horse ownership seminars throughout the year. Check out the MTA website for upcoming events.
Owner view - the journey
This industry site walks through everything you need to know about Horse Ownership. Get started here.
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