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Lori Keith: Most Winning Rider in Mystic Lake Derby History

By Rebecca Roush Since arriving at Canterbury Park in 2007, Lori Keith has made her way into the winner’s circle after winning some of the most prestigious races. She has a career record of 532 wins, achieved at tracks across the country, and has earned nearly $6.2 million for her connections. Keith is a multiple […]

Wings Locked Up Wins Stake

BY JIM WELLS The shortest distance between two points is indisputably a straight line. But the swiftest trip isn’t always so. Sometimes an adjustment makes up the difference. Take Wings Locked Up on Saturday afternoon, breaking from the No. 6 hole in the $50,000 Honor the Hero Stakes at (about) five furlongs on the turf. […]

Lori Keith

By Kristin Bechthold Lori Keith brings her passion for horses to Canterbury Park year after year. Originally from London, she now travels between Remington Park in Oklahoma City, OK and Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, AR in the winter and Canterbury Park in the summer. Lori Keith started riding horses when she was nine years […]


  BY JIM WELLS   Ask any rider or trainer and you will get the same reply. They might express it differently but the thought is the same nonetheless: There is an invisible wall that has to be scaled before he or she truly feels part of the action, a real participant, an authentic factor. […]

Soon to be Racing at Canterbury Park

Reporter Kendall Mark gets her first look at the stable area at Canterbury Park… Opening Week 2015! [youtube]

Thrills and Chills of Extreme Day

Canterbury Park will send out exotic animals and accompanying jockeys for Saturday’s annual Extreme Day, an occasion when caution and civility are thrown to the wind and some people are caught downwind from the camels, zebras and ostriches. It is an occasion of fun and games along with the regularly featured thoroughbred races, including a […]

2013 Champions Determined

The skies were forbidding and dark much of the day, but the finish was one of the most colorful in Canterbury Park history as the 2013 race meet came to a stirring conclusion. The weather was really not a factor until light rain began falling midway through the card. It was somewhat heavier by the […]

Races Heat Up

Thursday’s card was the 51st of the meet. So, let’s see now, that means there are 18 racing days remaining in this, the 19th meeting since racing resumed in Shakopee after a two-year-shutdown, under the name Canterbury Park instead of Downs. Naturally, the focus on the leading rider, trainer and owner will draw increased scrutiny […]