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Trainer Mallory Norton Wins Canterbury’s Richest Quarter Horse Races

Jesst for Speed best in Quarter Horse Derby; Alotta Oh La La wins Northlands Futurity Trainer Mallory Norton won both of Canterbury Park’s richest quarter horse stakes when Jesst for Speed was a half-length best in the $68,175 Canterbury Park Derby and favorite Alotta Oh La La won the $105,100 Mystic Lake Northlands Futurity, also […]

Season’s Richest Quarter Horse Stakes Wednesday at Canterbury Park

$105,100 Mystic Lake Northlands Futurity headlines 10-race program Canterbury Park’s 10-race program Wednesday is co-headlined by the $68,175 Canterbury Park Quarter Horse Derby and the $105,100 Mystic Lake Northlands Futurity. The 350-yard Northlands, being conducted for the 35th time, offers the largest quarter horse purse of the season at the Shakopee, Minn. racetrack. Alotta Oh […]

True Wins $137,100 Mystic Lake Northlands Futurity

Canterbury Park’s richest quarter horse race of the season, the $137,100 Mystic Lake Northlands Futurity was won by 2-year-old colt True for trainer and owner Hipolito Michel-Valverde. True, who paid $17.00 to win, was ridden by Ramiro Garcia. Final time for the 350 yard race was 18.086 seconds. Hes Resilient finished second, one-half length behind […]

The Northlands Futurity Has History

Tonight’s tenth race is the 34th running of the $137,100 Mystic Lake Northlands Futurity. This 350-yard race for 2-year-olds has been a fixture on the quarter horse stakes calendar since 1986. The inaugural Northlands, with a $60,554 purse, was won by Ms Gold Bug in a final time of 17.77 seconds. The stakes record belongs […]

Trials for Northlands Futurity and QH Derby Wednesday

Time trials for the Mystic Lake Northlands Futurity and the Canterbury Park Quarter Horse Derby will be held at Canterbury Park Wednesday evening. Due to an expected high heat index, racing will begin at 8:05 p.m. The card originally included five thoroughbred races beginning at 5:00 p.m. but those have been cancelled and the program, […]

Eva the Diva Wins Mystic Lake Northlands Futurity at 30 to 1

Zoomn On Bye takes Canterbury Park Quarter Horse Derby Eva the Diva won the $86,900 Mystic Lake Northlands Futurity on Tuesday evening at Canterbury Park at 30 to 1, the longest odds in the nine-horse field. The 2-year-old filly is trained by Mark Barnes for owners Becky Lowell and Lynn Husman. Jockey Julian Serrano was […]

Goodwin Seeks First Northlands Futurity Victory

Jockey Nik Goodwin has accomplished much during his quarter horse racing career at Canterbury Park. The native of Bemidji, Minn. is the all-time leader in wins, 140, and in purse earnings, $1.59 million, in the history of Canterbury Park and Downs. Goodwin was late to the party this year, not arriving until the end of […]

Northlands Futurity Headlines Tuesday’s 12-Race Quarter Horse Program

Canterbury Park’s Tuesday racing program, 12 races exclusive to quarter horses, features the $86,900 Mystic Lake Northlands Futurity, $49,775 Canterbury Park Quarter Horse Derby, $30,000 Bob Morehouse Stakes and $20,000 Northlands Juvenile. Post time for the first race is 4:30 p.m. The Northlands Futurity, being run for the 33rd time, will be the sixth race […]

Hanson Qs Ready To Run Tuesday

Tuesday’s 12-race program is strictly quarter horses. Ninety-four have been entered. The wagering menu is expansive and includes an all-stakes pick four in races 5 – 8. Trainer Vic Hanson is well represented in all four races. He has been at this game for quite a while, experienced the ups and downs, and is ready […]

The Quarter Horses Put On A Show

BY JIM WELLS Quite the show, a spectacle worthy of an Olde English village carnival, replete with jesters, magicians, troubadours and, of course, horse racing. If not exactly analogous, then the afternoon of quarter horse racing Sunday is as close as it comes, each race with its own singular story, highlight or incident to make […]