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Foreign Invasion

Fieldy Lady Canterbury

By Noah Joseph Horses, like people, come from all over the world. From the Atlantic to the Pacific, horses from across the globe have made their presence felt in America, and many have made their presence felt at Canterbury Park and Downs. In fact, foreign horses have made history at Canterbury from the very beginning. […]

Brilliant Broodmares

Savannah Slew deplanes in 1985 prior to Canterbury Oaks.

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 […]

A History of the Lady Canterbury

By Noah Joseph One of the oldest stakes race at Canterbury Park is also one of the most prestigious. It is the Lady Canterbury Stakes. The one mile turf race for fillies and mares ages three and up will be run for the 25th  time on Sunday as one of the day’s three stakes races. […]