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Canterbury Park 2024 Quarter Horse Stakes Schedule

Northlands Futurity centerpiece of 10-stake schedule; 10% overnight purse increase. Canterbury Park today announced a 2024 quarter horse stakes schedule for the 54-day mixed meet that begins May 18. Ten quarter horse stakes will be offered, highlighted by the Northlands Futurity on Aug. 15. The 350-yard race for 2-year-olds, being run for the 37th time, […]

Canterbury Park 2023 Quarter Horse Stakes Schedule

Canterbury Park Championship Challenge elevated to Grade 2. Canterbury Park’s racing department today announced that the 2023 mixed meet will include 11 quarter horse stakes races highlighted by the Northlands Futurity on Aug. 16 offering an estimated purse of $86,000. The purse for the 400-yard Canterbury Park Quarter Horse Derby, also Aug. 16, is estimated […]

Trainer Jason Olmstead Wins North Star State Derby and Futurity

Relentless Legacy takes Derby; Beep Beep Rev Rev by a length in Futurity Trainer Jason Olmstead won the first three quarter horse races of the Canterbury Park season Wednesday. The seven-time training champion scored his first win of the night with maiden Chloes Magic who paid $3.80. His second came in the $28,000 North Star […]

Olmstead Ready For Quarter Horse Racing To Begin At Canterbury

Jason Olmstead has been the leading quarter horse trainer at Canterbury Park the past seven seasons and he fully intends to win his eighth title. Olmstead could be well on his way after the first three quarter horse races of the meet, where he trains the favorite in each, are run Wednesday night. In the […]

Canterbury Park 2022 Quarter Horse Stakes Schedule

15 stakes headlined by $150,000 Mystic Lake Northlands Futurity Canterbury Park’s 2022 mixed meet will feature 15 quarter horse stakes races with the centerpiece being the 35th running of the Mystic Lake Northlands Futurity on Aug. 10 offering an estimated purse of $150,000. Quarter horse racing will be conducted on Wednesdays and Thursdays throughout the […]

Dickey Bob Again Best in $38,900 Cash Caravan Stakes

Maudest Maven wins The 1889 Futurity Dickey Bob, a six-year-old Minnesota bred quarter horse, won the $38,900 Cash Caravan Wednesday night at Canterbury Park. This was the third Cash Caravan win in four years for Dickey Bob, who is owned and was bred by Judy and Bruce Lunderborg of Gibbon, Minn. He also won the […]

Trainer Jason Olmstead sweeps two quarter horse stakes

Tuesday night at Canterbury Park belonged to the track’s leading quarter horse trainer Jason Olmstead as he swept the co-featured Skip Zimmerman Memorial Stakes and the North Star State Futurity.  Juice Is Loose won the $28,500 Skip Zimmerman by one-half length under Edwin Escobedo for owners Tom Maher and Stephen Williams, covering 350 yards in […]

Hardy and Olmstead Major Players In Quarter Horse Derby

Two names synonymous with Minnesota quarter horse racing account for seven of the 10 starters in the $83,000 Canterbury Park Quarter Horse Derby on Wednesday evening. Hall of Fame trainer Ed Ross Hardy qualified four 3-year-olds in the three trials held July 28 while Jason Olmstead, a lock to win his seventh consecutive training title, […]

Danjer Too Great In Canterbury Park Championship Challenge

Danjer, the 1 to 9 favorite in the Grade III $52,360 Canterbury Park Championship Challenge, easily won the 440 yard race over a sloppy track by 2 1/4 lengths on Tuesday returning $2.20 to win. Dean Frey trains and co-owns the 5-year-old quarter horse, who has won 12 of 22 lifetime starts and $1,093,770 in […]

Canterbury Park 2021 Quarter Horse Stakes Schedule features $175k est. Mystic Lake Northlands Futurity and across-the-board purse increases

Canterbury Park’s 2021 quarter horse racing season will offer 15 stakes races and increased overnight purses. The Shakopee, Minnesota racetrack’s 65-day mixed-breed meet begins May 18 with the first quarter horse races set for May 31.  The Mystic Lake Northlands Futurity, the richest race of the season featuring an additional $20,000-added in purse money in […]