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Clean Sweep in Northlands

The best laid plans of mice and men – and quarter horse trainers – don’t always play out as they’re intended. And sometimes they do… just not as expected. Let’s call this one the second no contest of the night. Friday night in the richest quarter horse race in track history, the Mystic Lake Northlands Futurity, […]

Top Quarter Horses On Tap

This week brings us two major quarter horse stakes races at Canterbury Park: The Northlands Futurity on Thursday and the Canterbury Park Quarter Horse Derby on Saturday. These are the two biggest quarter horse races of the meet for open company and feature some of the best 2-year-old and 3-year-old quarter horses on the grounds. […]

Canterbury Quarters Make Nat’l Impact

It’s that time of year: in a matter of hours, the starting gate will open for the first time in 2012. The athletes file into the barns, the track is groomed, and the staff makes last-minute preparations. After a long and quiet winter, the air sizzles with anticipation. Canterbury Park is alive. The start of […]