Canterbury Park, Shakopee, Minn logo

Zozos ready for Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile

Zozos, owned and bred by Barry and Joni Butzow of Eden Prairie, Minn., will run in the $1m Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile on Nov. 4 at Santa Anita. Angela Hermann visited with Barry to learn more about this dynamic colt.

Breeders’ Cup Weekend at Canterbury Park

Spend Breeders’ Cup, Nov. 5 and 6, in the Canterbury Park Racebook. Plenty of free seating on mezz and clubhouse levels. Food and beverage options galore. Live tellers and self-service betting machines on both floors. Friday Breeders’ Cup • Racebook Opens: 9 AM • Del Mar 1st Post: 1:55 PM / First BC race 4:50 […]

Bodenheimer Earns Rest After 8th-Place Finish In Breeders’ Cup

Photo of Horse

Although disappointed in 2-year-old colt Bodenheimer‘s eighth-place finish in the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint on Nov. 6 at Keeneland, trainer Valorie Lund still believes this three-time winner who debuted with a sparkling victory at Canterbury Park has great ability. The race simply did not go his way. Bodenheimer ‘bobbled at the start’ […]

Bodenheimer, “just like a tiger”, readies for BC Juvenile Turf Sprint

“I’m so excited,” trainer Valorie Lund said yesterday about the upcoming Breeders’ Cup at Keeneland where her colt Bodenheimer will race in the $1 million BC Juvenile Turf Sprint at five and one-half furlongs. There are hundreds and hundreds of racehorse trainers in the country but few that make it to North America’s biggest thoroughbred […]

BC Pre-Entries Announced; Race Order, Guaranteed Pools and Wagering Menu Set

Breeders' Cup 2020 in Keeneland

Pre-entries for 2020 Breeders’ Cup, scheduled for next week Friday, Nov. 6 and Saturday, Nov. 7 at Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Ky were made public this week. You can find the information on the Breeders’ Cup website  as well as in their Breeders’ Cup section. The DRF print edition of BC Advance past […]

A Warehouse of Breeders’ Cup Information

For those that like statistics and information, the Breeders’ Cup Media Center is worth a look. Thorough recaps from each year can be found as well as searchable database with all sorts of data. For example, there has been one Minnesota bred to run in the Breeders’ Cup. Booly competed in the 1992 Juvenile Fillies and […]

Bodenheimer Wins Indian Summer; On To Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint

Photo of Horse

Trainer Valorie Lund spoke highly of the 2-year-old colt Bodenheimer before his smashing 11 ¼ length win at Canterbury Park on July 29. She dared mention Breeders’ Cup. On Sunday at Keeneland, Bodenheimer proved her accurate with a gate-to-wire victory in the win-and-you’re-in Indian Summer Stakes, earning a place in the starting gate at Keeneland […]

Countdown to the Cup Contest Continues Saturday

With Breeders’ Cup just weeks away, it pays to handicap the prep races at major tracks across the country to be ready for Nov. 1 and 2. Countdown to the Cup, the free-to-enter handicapping contest that features the best horses on the way to the 2019 Breeders’ Cup at Santa Anita, pays weekly cash prizes […]

Flash Back/ Fast Forward

Arguably the most anticipated horse race in the past five years at Canterbury Park was conducted Sept. 16, 2017, the final day of that meet.  The $80,000 Shakopee Juvenile at a distance of six furlongs. A showdown between Amy’s Challenge and Mr. Jagermeister. Amy’s Challenge was a 2-year-old filly that had raced just once five […]


Breeders Cup at Canterbury Park

Accelerate is 4-1 Favorite in Breeders’ Cup Classic Future Wager; Monomoy Girl 7-2 Favorite in Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff Future Wager; First of Three Wagering Pools Opens Friday, August 24 LEXINGTON, Ky. (August 22, 2018) — The Breeders’ Cup, in conjunction with Churchill Downs, announced today the introduction of future wagering on this year’s Breeders’ […]