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Two Quarter Horse Stakes Cap Wednesday Racing at Canterbury Park

Canterbury Park’s nine-race Wednesday program is highlighted by a pair of quarter horse stakes, the $30,000 Grade 3 Canterbury Park Distaff Challenge at 400 yards and the $69,531 MQHRA Stallion Auction Futurity at 350 yards. The Distaff Challenge will be run for the eighth time. This will be the 36th rendition of the Futurity, first […]

Canterbury Covered in Pink

The color of choice on Saturday was pink, and anywhere one cared to look the color was represented in various shades. The entire track was in the pink, in fact, from the gate to the gate crew, the valets and most of the employees were in pink tee-shirts, pink hats, pink ties. Some of the outriders […]

The Filly & Mare Bonus Challenge

Filly power is in full force on Saturday, August 4th, as Canterbury hosts its second annual Fillies Race for Hope event, raising money and awareness for the fight against breast cancer. The no-boys-allowed race card includes four stakes, one of which is reserved for the fastest girls on the track: the Fillies and Mares Race […]