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Jareth Loveberry returns to Canterbury Park

Amy's Challenge with Jareth Loveberry aboard

Jareth Loveberry made Canterbury Park his summer home for the first time in 2017 and was well rewarded. He won the jockey title. He is back this season as a member of a very deep colony that includes three former champion jockeys: Dean Butler, Ry Eikleberry and Leandro Goncalves.

Backside news and Notes April 29, 2018

Horses are gradually filling the stalls on the Canterbury backside with the 70-day race meet just five days away. The May 4 opening night program will feature eight races, with entries for the first day taking place Tuesday. Saturday’s card has two $50,000 stakes races: The Paul Bunyan and the L’etoile du Nord. Nominations for […]

Jareth Loveberry Will Ride Again At Canterbury Park

Jockey Jareth Loveberry gave Canterbury Park a try last year for the first time. His first win came on the second day of the 2017 meet on his ninth mount. He rode Lookin Ata Runaway to a maiden win and a mutuel payout of $112.20. Immediately race fans were asking themselves ‘Who is this Loveberry?’ […]


Amy's Challenge

BY JIM WELLS You can put a stamp on it. Mail it home. The verdict is in. The hype was real. Canterbury Park saved the best for last. The race of the year was just that. As anticipated when the race was written, the best horses showed up. The lineup was one for 2017 and […]

2017: A Look Back


By Noah Joseph Well, it’s that time of the year. Closing weekend is upon us. The 2017 season is almost in the rear-view mirror, and it was a wonderful season. Here’s a look at some of the great moments. For the fans, there was much to see, and parts of the summer had gone to […]

Odds and Ends With Four Days To Go

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Entries close Friday for the final three stakes of the 67-day meet that ends Sept. 16.  The $50,000 John Bullit will be run Sept. 15 while the $50,000 Tom Metzen HBPA Sprint and the $75,000 Shakopee Juvenile Stakes will be held on closing day. The purse of the six-furlong Shakopee Stakes, restricted to 2-year-olds, was […]


Fireman Oscar

BY JIM WELLS No matter how long you’ve been at an endeavor, there is always a first time for something, for just about everybody. Take Hall of Fame trainer Dave Van Winkle, who’s left his mark just about any place his horses have left tracks in Shakopee over the past three decades. His entry in […]


Amy's Challenge with Jareth Loveberry aboard

BY JIM WELLS Update: Only 17 racing days left on the 2017 calendar. A mere two weeks of race days and change. Plenty of time for trainers to begin cleaning out their barns, sending out the horses that need a paycheck to cover their travel costs. Still time for others to achieve some unreached goals, […]

The ROI All-Stars

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By The Oracle We are nearing the halfway point of the 2017 Canterbury Park live racing season.  Here is a look inside-the-numbers at what has transpired on the race track so far..  The following statistics are for thoroughbred races only. The Odds:  Favorites are winning 35% of the thoroughbred races at Canterbury Park.  This is […]