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MTA Yearling Sale Sunday

The annual Minnesota Thoroughbred Association Yearling Sale takes place Sunday in the Canterbury Park Expo Center. There will be 32 yearlings passing through the sales ring. The sale begins at 6pm Sunday with a preview Saturday from 5 until 8pm. Betty Jo Goodwin visited with MTA Executive Director Kay King to learn more about the […]

Bodenheimer Pointed To Kentucky Downs; Mr. Jagermeister Out Of Festival

The undefeated 2-year-old colt from the Valorie Lund barn Bodenheimer will be headed to Kentucky Downs to race Sept. 12 in the $250,000 Kentucky Downs Juvenile Turf Sprint at 6 1/2 furlongs. The race drew 48 nominations with Bodenheimer one of the 12 top earners which would secure a spot in the starting gate. The […]

Street Sense Colt Tops MTA Yearling Sale

The annual Minnesota Thoroughbred Association Yearling Sale was held Sunday evening in the Canterbury Expo Center with the hammer dropping on the sales topper for $82,000. Forty-eight Minnesota bred yearlings and one Kentucky bred yearling went through the sales ring resulting in gross sales of more than a half-million dollars. The sale topper was Hip […]


You want a horse, one with potential and the promise of earning back its purchase price and maybe even a nice profit to boot. So what do you look for and how do you know if you’re on the right track? Well, it’s not much different than scouting ball players in some respects. Is there […]


Changes sometimes entail more changes and that is the case with the Minnesota Thoroughbred Association’s yearling and mixed age sale that annually has taken place at Canterbury Park. Full stables (not always the case in the track’s history) and construction of the Expo Center at the track’s main entrance have left no room to stage […]

MTA Yearling Sale Shows Substantial Gains

Maybe one item alone will say everything necessary about the Minnesota Thoroughbred Association yearling and mixed sale Saturday evening. Executive director Kay King was almost, not quite, but almost ready to officially declare the sale topper the highest purchase of all-time. “I’m going to check our records, but I’m almost sure it is,” she said. The […]