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Oracle vs Brady

Local horse handicapper Bruce ”The Oracle’ Meyer might  not have a lot in common with quarterback Tom Brady but each has six titles. Brady won six Super bowls, while Oracle has six Canterbury Park Handicapper of the Year belts. Brady may have the bigger stage; millions of people are watching him, while Oracle toils away […]

Rau Wins 2020 Canterbury Handicapper of the Year; Quest for 2021 Title Begins

The start-stop-start-stop 2020 racing year did not deter Shaun Rau from winning the prestigious Canterbury Park Handicapper of the Year title. The 39-year-old horse player from Lakeville, runner up in the 2019 HOY standings, pushed past 2010 winner Ron Hafner to capture the honors by a score of 12 to 10. [final standings here].  Rau […]

Fountain of Youth Saturday as R2K Handicapping Contest Continues

Fountain of Youth Line Up for 2020

Week seven of the free-to-enter Road to Kentucky Handicapping Contest continues Saturday in the Canterbury Racebook.  The feature track is Gulfstream Park. Those hoping to enter the contest should note the 10:30 a.m. start time and contest entry deadline. Post times at Gulfstream can be a moving target and this extra-early start is no exception. […]

Morning Line for Canterbury Park’s 2019 Handicapper of the Year

Horseplayer of the year, handicapper, 2019, Canterbury Park

As The Oracle (Bruce Meyer) turned in another stellar performance to become 2018 Handicapper of the Year at Canterbury Park, eyes are turning toward 2019 and who could claim the coveted title. With five HOY belts already, Meyer is the early favorite. “It’s a competitive field every year,” said Jeff Maday, handicapping contest coordinator for […]

2017 Canterbury Handicapper of the Year:  Mike Ferrozzo

Mike Ferrozzo became the 16th horse player to be named Canterbury Park Handicapper of the Year. The annual award is determined through a system that assigns points for top performances in handicapping contests held at Canterbury throughout the year.  In 2017, Ferrozzo beat Pamela Kight by a single point and four-time Handicapper of the Year […]

2015 Handicapper of the Year

Lannette Sheldon won the 2015 Canterbury Park Handicapper of the Year title, becoming the first woman to earn the prestigious honor in 14 years of the competition. Players accumulate points based on performance in various handicapping contests held throughout the year. Sheldon won several super satellite contests but her biggest scores were wins in the […]