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Canterbury Park Turf Festival Offers $350,000 In Stakes Purses Wednesday

$100,000 Mystic Lake Derby richest race of the night Canterbury Park will run the $100,000 Mystic Lake Derby for the ninth time on Wednesday as the richest race of the Canterbury Park Turf Festival which includes four additional turf stakes and four undercard dirt races. Trainer Michael Maker will attempt to win the one mile […]

Through These Gates Have Passed The Greats

By Noah Joseph Last week’s Kentucky Derby drew some of the most famous names in horse racing to Churchill Downs, and over the years, some of those names have made their presence felt at Canterbury, as well. Whether it’s been for one day, or the entire meet, many racing greats have made an appearance at […]


BY JIM WELLS The pageantry, colors and festive nature of the Mystic Lake Derby, replete with more and more aspects of American Indian Culture, have made this day the piece de resistance of the summer racing season in Shakopee. The Derby is the race of the season because of Mystic Lake’s financial involvement, and the […]