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Gulfstream Park with Holy Bull featured in Road to Kentucky Contest

Week three of the 16-week Road to Kentucky Handicapping Contest in the Canterbury Park Racebook centers around the 12-race program at Gulfstream Park on Saturday. The Derby prep at Gulfstream, and for contest purposes a double-point race, is the Holy Bull Stakes. Two additional Derby preps are also part of the contest: The Withers from […]

Hafner Wraps Up 2021 Canterbury Handicapper of the Year

Ron Hafner told himself the morning of December 18 that he was going to win that day’s NHC Last Chance Qualifier Contest in the Canterbury Racebook. Premonition, coincidence, luck; call it what you will, but it happened. Hafner finished first, won a trip to the January $3 million National Horseplayers Championship in Las Vegas, and […]

2021 Canterbury Park Live Meet Preview

by The Oracle Follow The Oracle on Twitter at @Oracle 65 He will provide selections daily. Opening day of the 2021 Canterbury Park live racing meet is Tuesday, May 18!  That means it’s time to look back at the 2020 Canterbury Park live meet from a statistical standpoint and use that data to help us […]

Thanksgiving Week at Canterbury Park Race Book

Tampa Bay Downs begins its 94th season of racing this Wednesday with an 11:25 a.m. first post.  Long-time local race fans will notice a familiar face offering selections in the competitive fields as Matt Carothers will handle those duties for the 90-day season. Carothers was Canterbury’s racing analyst in the early Park years before leaving […]

Little Chicago Chophouse Opens May 16 at Canterbury Park

Upscale dining has come to Canterbury Park, as it introduces Little Chicago Chophouse, opening Thursday, May 16 at the popular suburban Minneapolis entertainment destination. Modeled after an East Coast steakhouse, the menu offers full cuts of Black Angus beef, fresh seafood, and pastas prepared with locally sourced ingredients. An extensive wine list and unique craft […]

Mutuel Madness

By Noah Joseph Everyone has something they enjoy when visiting Canterbury Park. For some, it’s just watching the races, while for others, it’s the chance to win some money. Horse racing is one of a few sports in which wagers can be placed legally. In fact, without wagering, horse racing wouldn’t exist. While some bets […]