BY JIM WELLS Considering Minnesota’s place in the horse racing universe, it truly doesn’t get any better than this, a race with this much talent on closing day, featuring not only three locally stabled speedsters but one of them a Minnesota-bred to boot. And 2-year-olds at that. For sheer star power, the $75,000 Shakopee Juvenile […]
Mr. Jagermeister is a talented Minnesota-bred 2-year-old from trainer Valorie Lund. On Saturday he faces perhaps the fastest filly in the country in Amy’s Challenge. In this video Valorie discusses her colt and the upcoming race.
When racing concludes Saturday, Mac Robertson will have won his eleventh leading trainer title at Canterbury Park. The trophy could have been presented June 3 when Mac took command in the standings and never relinquished the lead. His purse earnings this season, nearly $1.6 million, are more than the combined total of the trainers in […]
Race expected to include fastest 2-year-old in North America, Amy’s Challenge Canterbury Park racing officials today announced that the purse for the Sept. 16 Shakopee Juvenile Stakes will be increased to $75,000 from the originally announced $50,000. To encourage owners to enter state bred horses, a $25,000 bonus exclusively for horses foaled in Minnesota will […]
BY JIM WELLS Update: Only 17 racing days left on the 2017 calendar. A mere two weeks of race days and change. Plenty of time for trainers to begin cleaning out their barns, sending out the horses that need a paycheck to cover their travel costs. Still time for others to achieve some unreached goals, […]
By Noah Joseph Last week, CanterburyLive highlighted some of the best fillies and mares bred in Minnesota that have had success on the track and in the breeding shed. But what about horses that ran here that were not bred in Minnesota? Well there are several good ones, and some have even gone on to […]