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2018 Leading Owners: Novogratz and Garvey

Joe Novogratz of Chanhassen, racing as Novogratz Racing Stables, tied for leading owner honors with Charles Garvey at the conclusion of the 2018 Canterbury Park race meet. Both are associated with the two top trainers in Shakopee. Novogratz’s horses reside in the Mac Robertson stable while Garvey has used Robertino Diodoro for nearly a decade. […]

22nd Annual Dog Days Handicapping Contest & more….

The 22nd annual Dog Days of Summer Handicapping Tournament takes place this Saturday and Sunday. The event dates back to the 90s before handicapping contests were as popular as they have become today.  Dog Days is perhaps the first, but most certainly the longest running, live bankroll contest in the country. In the early years, […]

Winning Young Set The Tone

BY JIM WELLS It is 1973; you are 13 years old and climb aboard a bus to take in the last day of racing at the local racetrack. You pocket 13 bucks for your efforts, a more enjoyable and much easier way to earn money than, say, snow shoveling or grass cutting. Hooked? “Well, I […]