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Jack Van Berg

  Jack Van Berg, leading trainer at Canterbury Downs in the 1985 inaugural season, visited July 11 for the first time in decades.   [youtube]  


  BY JIM WELLS   Despite numerous changes in thoroughbred racing over the last three decades, time has stood still in some ways for Racing Hall of Fame trainer Jack Van Berg. Perhaps because he sticks by tradition, by loyalties, attention to detail that matters and, most clearly, his friends and long-time colleagues. When Van […]

Field Set for Dark Star Cup

His face is emblazoned on the wall in a larger than life photo as you enter the press box, now named in his memory. The photo is from the early days of Canterbury Downs and he is dressed to fit a specific role, that of racetrack regular, man about town, high roller, someone riding life […]