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Mr. Jagermeister Impressive in Chesapeake Stakes Victory

Mr. Jagermeister won the $100,000 Chesapeake Stakes by 1 ¾ lengths Saturday evening at Colonial Downs in New Kent, Virginia. The 4-year-old Minnesota-bred colt was ridden by Leandro Goncalves and is trained by Valorie Lund. As the wagering favorite he paid $4.20. Goncalves rode Mr. Jagermeister confidently on the inside, battling with Old Time Revival […]

Mr. Jagermeister Ships East To Race Saturday

Bon voyage to 2018 Canterbury Park Horse of the Meet Mr. Jagermeister who ships Wednesday morning from Shakopee to Colonial Downs in New Kent County, Virginia for the  $100,000 Chesapeake Stakes at six furlongs on the main track. Accompanying the 4-year-old Minnesota-bred colt on the 1,250 journey will be trainer Valorie Lund and two other […]

Mr. Jagermeister Returns To Action Saturday

Horse racing at Canterbury Park

Mr. Jagermeister, the Canterbury Park 2018 Horse of the Year, makes his 4-year-old debut Saturday in the $75,000 Phoenix Gold Cup, the seventh race that day at Turf Paradise.  The Minnesota-bred colt drew post four in the six-horse field that includes three trained by Robertino Diodoro. However one of his, Bourbon Cowboy, is training at […]


BY JIM WELLS You can hear it in the line at your local Cub Foods, the queue at the ATM machine and especially in the racing offices at Canterbury Park. Where did the summer go? It’s an annual mystery for all of humankind, but nowhere do the days evaporate as quickly as those spent at […]


BY JIM WELLS They might start referring to this August experiment as Saturday Night Lights, and thereby turn it into something permanent for future meets. Then again, the jury is still out with most of the month still ahead. Nonetheless, Saturday night’s mix of stake races and enticing repasts from a variety of concessionaires who […]

Mystic Lake Derby Day Nears

Go ahead and pick up the champagne, dig out the attire you wore last year for the race, careful to assure everything is the same, not a single accoutrement out-of-place, cross your fingers and don’t say anything that might be construed as a jinx. “My dad’s superstitious,” said Lori Keith. “It will have to be […]