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The “A Team” Making Memories

By Mari Ballinger The “A Team.” Canterbury’s 25-year announcer Paul Allen says it every time he and fourth-year paddock analyst Brian Arrigoni handicap Canterbury races for the public. The “A Team.” The Announcer and the Analyst. Allen and Arrigoni. The ultimate Canterbury duo. Whether they are playing blackjack before a long day of racing or […]

Learning To Handicap The Races and Cash Bets

By Lexi Mueller Horse racing is a fun pastime for many at Canterbury Park, where they can come, bet on horses, and hopefully win enough money to pay for the beer they drank. But for others, horse racing has become more than just a pastime. The art of handicapping has advanced horse racing, as racing […]

2018 Breeders’ Cup Picks and Tips from Our Paddock Analyst


The 2018 Breeders’ Cup is coming up Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2-3, and with millions being wagered during one of the biggest weekends of racing all year, it’s time to start handicapping. With that in mind, we asked Canterbury Park Paddock Analyst Brian Arrigoni for advice about the Breeders’ Cup, what to expect, and how […]

The Eighties Get Rained Out

By Jim Wells Friday nights  offer a special blend of racing and music and occasionally enhance the evening with a variety of promotional activities.  This time nostalgia became part of the mix. It was Eighties Night, a celebration of a decade known for a variety of bands, movies and characters, and employees from various levels […]

He Provides Winners, Now Arrigoni Wants To Own One

By: Rebecca Roush You may know Brian Arrigoni as Canterbury Park’s paddock racing analyst, but he is now also a racehorse owner. Originally from St. Paul, Arrigoni grew up watching races at Canterbury with his father. “A lot of the things that I enjoyed about Canterbury are still here, like the family focused atmosphere and […]

Arrigoni Analysis for Pegasus World Cup Day

from Canterbury racing analyst Brian Arrigoni: The day we have all been waiting for is finally here.  The world will be tuned into Hallandale Beach, Florida for a race fit for only the best, the Pegasus World Cup at Gulfstream Park.  A record $12 million purse featuring two of the two best horses in racing […]

Arrigoni Looks For Gulfstream Value

Canterbury’s paddock analyst Brian Arrigoni is providing Saturday selections for Gulfstream Park’s Championship Meet which runs through April 3 at . Gulfstream Park offers a premier winter race meet with excellent turf racing, a well-rounded stakes schedule, Kentucky Derby prep races, and the richest purse in horse racing with the $12 million Pegasus World […]

Meet Brian Arrigoni: Paddock Analyst

  Canterbury’s new paddock analyst, Brian Arrigoni, officially begins his duties Friday night. He has been a regular at the races for many years and knows his Canterbury connections. Learn more about Brian and be sure to follow him on Twitter @MrB_CBYanalyst