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BY JIM WELLS They came from Idaho, Montana, South Dakota, North Dakota and even northern Minnesota Thursday night _ the Crow, the Lakota, Ojibwe, the Blackfeet and the Shoban. Indian relay racing, Canterbury’s summer spectacle, returned for a third consecutive year bearing the colors, pageantry and cultural traits that these tribes bring to this form […]

2013 Champions Determined

The skies were forbidding and dark much of the day, but the finish was one of the most colorful in Canterbury Park history as the 2013 race meet came to a stirring conclusion. The weather was really not a factor until light rain began falling midway through the card. It was somewhat heavier by the […]

Relays & Riding Title Drama

The spectacle is every bit as good the second time around, although a miscue before the first heat of Friday night’s Indian relay racing shortened the field to three teams. A horse reared up while his rider attempted to mount and then disappeared into the gloaming of the overhead lights with an outrider in hot […]