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Horsemen, Join Us for Our 2019 Live Racing Season

Horse racing at Canterbury Park

Canterbury Park is enthusiastically planning for the 2019 live racing season, our 25th under current management. Looking to build on a fantastic 2018 season that saw record purses and handle, our 2019 meet begins May 3. And we have several exciting announcements about this summer and the 66 race days on tap. Track Improvements Following […]

Canterbury Park’s 2018 Season Offers Larger Purses, More Race Days

Live racing at Canterbury Park.

Starter Incentive Program rewards trainers and owners; stall applications due March 26 Canterbury Park’s thoroughbred racing season begins Friday, May 4 with an expanded schedule of 70 race days and a more lucrative starter incentive program. Total purses are projected to exceed $15 million, a record level for the Shakopee, Minn., racetrack, with a per-day average […]

KARE11: Poised for a Historic Season

KARE11 ran a story earlier this week noting that Canterbury Park is poised for a historic season. Full barns, a breeding industry on the improve and anticipation of better racing promise to make this the most memorable season in Canterbury Park history. Learn more about the upcoming season and the state of Minnesota’s breeding industry […]

This Summer at Canterbury

Spring is finally here and a new live racing season is almost upon us. This meet projects to be one of the best – and most competitive – in Canterbury history. In total, five stakes will be contested each worth at least $100,000. Additionally, a new tote board and other new amenities will great you […]

Canterbury Gets a Snow Day

Not even stalwarts who have been on the grounds from the beginning could remember another such occasion. Canterbury Park got a snow day on Friday. School was closed. Not even local trainers decided to budge from home and get a jump on the competition. They preferred not to wind up dealing with three inches of muck […]

Less Than a Month…

With just less than a month until the 2013 racing season begins, there is much happening at Canterbury Park. The construction stage of the new infield toteboard is on schedule for completion in early May. Then the technically inclined folks get involved to make it work. Evidently the 150 feet of digital capability and video monitor […]

Any Day Now…

The Canterbury Park stable area was scheduled to open Monday with the training track opening Tuesday. Mother Nature dropped the hammer this week in the form of a snowy mess, necessitating a delay to the scheduled opening. The backside will open April 19, the training track April 20 and the main track April 22 as […]