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Minnesota Racing Commission Announces Commission Stewards for Canterbury Park’s 2019 Season

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Press release from Minnesota Racing Commission  SHAKOPEE, Minn. (March 19, 2019) — The Minnesota Racing Commission has appointed David Hooper, David Smith and Stanley Bowker to the Canterbury Park Board of Stewards for its 2019 race meet. The appointments were made at the commission’s February meeting. Hooper, one of last year’s Pete Pedersen award recipients […]

Horsemen, Join Us for Our 2019 Live Racing Season

Horse racing at Canterbury Park

Canterbury Park is enthusiastically planning for the 2019 live racing season, our 25th under current management. Looking to build on a fantastic 2018 season that saw record purses and handle, our 2019 meet begins May 3. And we have several exciting announcements about this summer and the 66 race days on tap. Track Improvements Following […]

Morning Line for Canterbury Park’s 2019 Handicapper of the Year

Horseplayer of the year, handicapper, 2019, Canterbury Park

As The Oracle (Bruce Meyer) turned in another stellar performance to become 2018 Handicapper of the Year at Canterbury Park, eyes are turning toward 2019 and who could claim the coveted title. With five HOY belts already, Meyer is the early favorite. “It’s a competitive field every year,” said Jeff Maday, handicapping contest coordinator for […]

Canterbury Park 2019 Racing Dates Approved By MRC

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25th season includes 66-day meet, May 3 through Sept. 14 Canterbury Park’s 2019 thoroughbred and quarter horse race meet, as approved Thursday by the Minnesota Racing Commission, will include 66 race dates, commencing May 3, the Friday before Kentucky Derby, and running  through Sept. 14. The upcoming meet will be the Shakopee, Minn., racetrack’s 25th […]

Canterbury Park Requests 66 Race Days In 2019

Canterbury Park officials have submitted to the Minnesota Racing Commission a request for a 66-day schedule in 2019 that would begin May 3, the day prior to the Kentucky Derby, and conclude Sept. 14. Canterbury Park, located in Shakopee, Minn., is Minnesota’s only thoroughbred and quarter horse racetrack. The MRC is expected to act on […]