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Canterbury / Kara: Racing Superstitions

  Kara visits with members of the racing community to learn about their superstitions and quirks.   [youtube]

Canterbury w/ Kara: Great morning for a swim

Very few racetracks have an equine swimming pool onsite like this one at Canterbury Park.  Kara takes you for a visit.   [youtube]   The pool is open for use Tuesday through Sunday mornings during regular training hours.  

Canterbury w / Kara : the racing office

Kara stops by the racing office and explains the condition book. The condition book, generally printed every few weeks, is issued by  racing secretary Rob Junk and  sets forth conditions of races to be run on each live race day. Knowing in advance which races and distances will be offered allows a trainer to to prepare […]

Canterbury w/ Kara : Racing Equipment

Kara Toye explains various pieces of racing equipment and other aspects of horse health and safety. [youtube]