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Canterbury Park Hall of Fame Adds New Members

Breeders Cheryl Sprick and Richard Bremer along with Hot Shot Kid to be inducted July 12 The Canterbury Park Hall of Fame’s newest members, breeders Cheryl Sprick and Richard Bremer and Minnesota-bred thoroughbred racehorse Hot Shot Kid, will be inducted during a ceremony July 12 at the Shakopee racetrack. These inductees join a group of […]

MN Bred Earning Leader Crosses Finish Line As Winner

When 9-year-old Hot Shot Kid crossed the finish line a winner on Sept. 4 in the eighth race at Canterbury Park, he became the all-time Minnesota bred earnings leader. In a career that began in 2016, Hot Shot Kid raced 54 times, winning 17 for trainer Mac Robertson while earning $708,816. Ten of those victories […]

Hot Shot Kid becomes richest Minnesota bred thoroughbred racehorse in history

Hot Shot Kid became the all-time leading Minnesota bred money earner in history when he won the eighth race on Monday at Canterbury Park. His career earnings now total $708,816, surpassing the retired Mr. Jagermeister who earned $700,839. Hot Shot Kid was bred in Minnesota by the late Warren Bush and is owned by his […]

Hot Shot Kid Runs Thursday At Keeneland

Eight-year-old Minnesota bred Hot Shot Kid is entered to race in Keeneland’s fourth race on Thursday, a $50,000 claiming race with a $75,000 purse at 1 1/6th miles on the main track. A victory by the Mac Robertson trainee would mimic last year when Hot Shot Kid left Canterbury at the end of the season, […]

Five Stakes Featuring Minnesota Breds Wednesday at Canterbury Park

Hot Shot Kid seeks 15th local victory. Canterbury Park’s 10-race Wednesday program, named Made In Minnesota Day, includes five Minnesota-bred thoroughbred stakes races offering $350,000 in purses. The Minnesota Oaks and Minnesota Derby, each at 1 mile and 70 yards and each with $100,000 purses, are the headliners as the seventh and eight races respectively. […]

Hot Shot Kid Beats Mr. Jagermeister In 10,000 Lakes Stakes

Mac Robertson sweeps state-bred stakes when Ready to Runaway wins Lady Slipper Hot Shot Kid and jockey Francisco Arietta waited patiently behind the pace set by 1 to 9 favorite Mr. Jagermeister before taking aim in mid-stretch to win Wednesday’s six furlong 10,000 Lakes Stakes at Canterbury Park by 1 1/2 lengths. The showdown between […]

State-Bred Stakes Highlight Wednesday Action at Canterbury Park

Three-day racing week Tuesday through Thursday; Two richest Minnesota-breds meet in 10,000 Lakes. The two Minnesota-bred thoroughbreds with the highest career earnings, Mr. Jagermeister and Hot Shot Kid, will face off in the 10,000 Lakes Stakes Wednesday at Canterbury Park, racing six furlongs for a purse of $50,000. The 5-year-old Mr. Jagermeister, winner of 11 […]

Mac Robertson Breaks Records

The freight train was approaching, in fact keen observers knew it had been for years; it was only a matter of when it would arrive. That train is Mac Robertson and the station the historical trainer win total at Canterbury Park and Downs. A couple of weeks back Robertson overtook Canterbury Park Hall of Fame […]

Wet Day Can’t Spoil Triple Crown

BY JIM WELLS A frequent patron of the races stuck his head outside the front door early Saturday to encounter a heavy rain. “Well,” he responded, “Canterbury Park must have something big planned today.” There has been no better forecast of the weather this spring/summer than the schedule at the Shakopee racetrack. If a big […]

Mr. Jagermeister Favored in 10,000 Lakes Stakes Saturday

Mr. Jagermeister

Plus, see the 143rd Preakness simulcast at 5:48 p.m. Shakopee, Minn. — Saturday’s 10-race program at Canterbury Park, which begins at 12:45 p.m., features two $50,000 stakes sprints for horses bred in Minnesota, the 10,000 Lakes and the Lady Slipper. In the 10,000 Lakes, each of the six entrants previously won stakes races at Canterbury […]