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Canterbury’s Richest Quarter Horse Race To Be Run July 8

  With a purse set for $146,400, the Mystic Lake Northlands Futurity is Canterbury’s richest quarter horse race and second richest race of the season. The 350 yard dash features 2-year-olds who had the fastest qualifying times from the June 16th trials (featured below). Horse notes provided by MQHRA Executive Director, Jen Perkins.     […]

Handicapping Contests Continue; News from the Racing World

The Countdown to the Cup Handicapping Contest continues this Saturday. The races from Keeneland will be used for the contest. Entry deadline is first post at the Lexington, KY racetrack. The Lexus Raven Run (G2) has the largest purse on the card. Restricted to 3-year-old fillies and run at 7 furlongs, it will offer $250,000. […]

Canterbury Flavor In Prairie Meadows Stakes This Weekend

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The Prairie Meadows quarter horse meet closes this week with racing Thursday through Saturday. The Friday card features four stakes races and Saturday’s evening program has nine including the Grade 1 Bank of America Challenge Championship with a $330,000 purse. Many of the stakes include horses that raced in Shakopee over the summer.  The Grade […]

Keeneland Fall Meet begins Friday

Keeneland begins its 17-day fall race meet this Friday, Oct. 6. The three-day opening weekend features nine stakes races with $3.75 million in purses and Breeders’ Cup implications galore. The Canterbury Racebook will carry all the action. Here are the first nine stakes of the meet: Friday $400,000 G1 Alcibiades – BC Juvenile Fillies prep […]