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It’s Handicapping Contest Season at Canterbury Park

With just 17 days until the largest Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge of the year, the $120,000 Big Ten BCBC Contest on Sept. 15, Canterbury is offering several opportunities to qualify for much, much less than the $3,000 Big Ten buy-in. The final Big Ten Super Satellite series takes place Thursday through Saturday. A $10 entry […]

The Horseplayer

Jay Lietzau has a passion for playing the horses. He’s been doing so since the ’80s. A week ago Lietzau used his skill and knowledge of local racing to find success on Canterbury’s biggest weekend of handicapping contests. He participated in the Ultimate NHC Qualifier handicapping contest via an entry he won in an August […]

Handicap Your Way To Cash and Vegas

Winning the annual $2 million National Horseplayers Championship is one of the most difficult feats in handicapping. Players must qualify to get to the February event in Las Vegas and this weekend Canterbury offers a pair of contests that can initiate that journey. Saturday’s Ultimate Handicapper’s Weekend Satellite, with a $100 entry fee, will move […]

The Road to Kentucky Week 11 Recap

“He’s a big, strong colt and he holds his weight really well.  He’s got a big appetite. He put forth a really good breeze a week ago so we felt like he was showing us all the right signs.” – Todd Pletcher, trainer of Florida Derby winner Materiality Gulfstream Park was the selected track for […]