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Harry Hernandez Wins Five Races on Festival of Champions Night

Midnight Current defends Princess Elaine title; Xtreme Diva fastest 2-year-old Canterbury Park’s leading jockey Harry Hernandez won five of the 10 races Saturday on the Minnesota Festival of Champions program including three of the evening’s six stakes. His first stakes victory came in the $75,000 Blair’s Cove Minnesota Turf Championship taking Jose Patio gate to […]

Jockeys Talk Minnesota Derby

Correspondent Betty Jo Goodwin interviews jockeys Lindey Wade, Jermaine Bridgmohan and Harry Hernandez about the upcoming Minnesota Derby. Harry and Lindey both ride for trainer Tony Rengstorf who seeks his first MN Derby win. Jermaine rides longshot Win Over Wyatt for trainer Nevada Litfin.  

2023 Canterbury Park Live Meet Preview – – By The Numbers

by  The Oracle Opening day of the 2023 Canterbury Park live racing meet is Saturday, May 27!  That means it’s time to look back at the 2022 Canterbury Park live meet from a statistical standpoint and use that data to help us better predict the outcomes of the 2023 Canterbury Park races.   Canterbury Park […]

Festival of Champions at Canterbury Park will crown best Minnesota breds

-$855,000 in purses to be distributed in 12-race card- Entries for the 29th Minnesota Festival of Champions, a night of racing on Saturday, Sept. 10 at Canterbury Park restricted to thoroughbreds and quarter horses bred in the state, attracted a total of 107 horses for 12 races. Owners, jockeys and trainers of those entrants will […]

35 Race Days Complete – Live Racing Returns July 27

Horse racing in Minnesota

When last Sunday’s race program was complete, a total of 322 races had been run over the first 35 days of the meet. Thirty days remain when racing resumes Wednesday, July 27. The short break allows for the three-day Twin Cities Summer Jam music festival to be held in the racetrack infield tonight through Saturday. […]

Harry Hernandez – Jockey

Harry Hernandez knew he wanted to be a jockey since he was 4 years old and followed his father Andy Hernandez to the racetrack, and his dad is still riding in Puerto Rico. “Since I’ve been little, I’ve went with him to the morning workouts, to the racetrack,” Hernandez said. “Right after school I used […]