Here is a behind the scenes, horse-by-horse, look at Robert Cline’s stable at Canterbury Park. Pictured above is Lacey (center) with mother Kelsi Harr and father Robert Cline.
Amaretto Di Amore, a full sister to Mr. Jagermeister, won by 8 1/2 lengths on Thursday night at Canterbury Park. Kelsi Harr was aboard and explains the ride in this video. The Minnesota bred filly Amaretto Di Amore, is trained by Valorie Lund.
“It’s really all I’ve known,” said trainer Robert Cline when asked how about his origins in horse racing. His father Leon was a trainer for years, primarily in Arkansas, and when he passed away Robert’s mother Donna trained as well. “We cut our teeth for years [at Oaklawn],” he said. In those early years it […]
Lord Dragon closes for Brook Fields victory; Drena’s Star best in Honor the Hero Weather was no friend on Thursday to Canterbury Park which had three $50,000 turf stakes scheduled. Relentless rain in Shakopee that began in the early morning hours and continued into late afternoon forced those stakes races to be transferred from the […]
Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Arkansas begins its 57-day race meet on Friday at 12:30 p.m. with a nine-race card featuring the $150,000 Smarty Jones Stakes, a Kentucky Derby stepping stone. Track officials expect full fields and competitive racing, a belief confirmed by the first two days of entries. New this year on the wagering […]
Kelsi Harr‘s first mount was her first win. It came at Canterbury Park on June 17, 2018 aboard Bandit Point. It was Father’s Day. “It was a very special moment,” Harr said then. “My dad was here cheering me on and I couldn’t have asked for a better way to kick off my riding career.” […]
By Rebecca Roush Growing up around horses, Kelsi Harr had always “dreamed of becoming a jockey,” but she always saw that idea as being “a little far-fetched,” she said. After her father purchased a horse for her when she was just 5-years-old, Harr took every chance she could to work with and ride horses. She […]
Jockey Kelsi Harr made her career riding debut a winning one when she guided Bandit Point to a one length victory in the third race on Father’s Day for trainer Robert Cline. The 25-year-old from Arkansas positioned her charge just off the pace and swung into action in the stretch to challenge the favorite, R […]