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$60,000 MTA Stallion Auction Stakes Headlines Wednesday’s Program

Wednesday’s feature, the fifth in a nine-race production, has been run at Canterbury each summer since 1987, minus 1993 and 2001. The MTA Stallion Auction Stakes originated as a 2-year-old race but in 2002 the conditions changed to 3-year-olds only and the distance was extended to 6 1/2 furlongs. The first winner, Flux Capacitor, was […]

Story on the Morning Glory

Countless animals have passed their way since the Bensons bought their farm in 1971. They’ve purchased horses, sold horses, bred horses and boarded horses. A veritable bread and breakfast of the equine world. Teresa and Dean were hauling horses to Arkansas and various other locations during the days before racing was part of the Minnesota […]

Juan of a Kind

All three male members of the Rivera family share the same first name, Juan, so it seems obvious to wonder how the Senora of the household summons one of them. The question was put to her youngest son on Sunday, “how does your mother, Margarita, know which Juan to call when she wants one of you.” […]