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Racebook The Place To Be This Weekend

Another busy weekend of horse racing awaits punters this Saturday through holiday Monday in the Canterbury Racebook.  Belmont Park has four grade 1 races Saturday and a grade 2. The grade 1 events are Breeders’ Cup Win and You’re In races. On Sunday the New York racetrack conducts a pair of grade 3s with one […]

R2K Continues, NHC news and Derby Future Pool 2

Road to Kentucky Promo Graphic

Canterbury Park’s Road to Kentucky Handicapping Contest, the weekly skills test that takes horse players right up to the First Saturday In May, continues Saturday at Tampa Bay Downs as they conduct the $250,000 Sam F. Davis Stakes, a Grade 3 race at 1 1/16 miles. First post of the 12 race card, which also […]

Road to Kentucky Handicapping Contest begins Saturday

$25k tournament runs through Kentucky Derby Day The annual Road to Kentucky Handicapping Contest kicks-off Saturday with races from the Fair Grounds including the Lecomte Stakes, an early Kentucky Derby prep race.  The free-to-enter contest runs every Saturday through Kentucky Derby Day and awards $25,000 in cash and prizes including an entry to the $3 […]

Meyer Does It Again, Sixth Handicapper of the Year Title In Nine Years

Bruce Meyer won his sixth Canterbury Park Handicapper of the Year title, defeating Shaun Rau by four points in the year-long battle for local horse-handicapping supremacy that concluded Dec. 28. “It’s never easy,” Meyer said. “I enjoy the challenge. I’ll be back at it in 2020.” In fact, the 2020 handicapping contest schedule is underway […]

Dog Days Handicapping Tournament Sept. 9 -10


The 21st annual Dog Days of Summer Handicapping Tournament will be held Sept. 9 -10.  The winner receives an entry to both the National Horseplayers Championship and the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge. Find rules for Dog Days HERE. There is still time to win into the event through a Super Satellite or the Satellite.  

Chasing the Dream: NHC qualifiers approaching – The Odyssey Continues

On Sept. 4 and 5, Canterbury will hold satellite handicapping contests that will qualify players to both the Sept. 9 Ultimate NHC Qualifier and the Sept. 10-11 Dog Days of Summer, now in its 20th year. Both of those contests will award two NHC entries each and the Dog Days also has a BCBC prize. Dog Days […]

Chasing the Dream: An NHC Odyssey (Part 2)

Canterbury Park held its NHC Qualifier contest Saturday. Bruce Meyer, Dave Handeland, and Mike Ferrozzo all played but were not able to finish in the top two and win an entry to the 2017 NHC. The winners, Robin Burns and Matt Kasowicz, will both be making their first trip to NHC. Robin, who has played […]

Road to Kentucky Week 3 Recap

“It’s not what you lose when you lose; it’s what you win when you’re right.” – Paul Matties, National Handicapping Championship (NHC) winner 2016. From Miami to Las Vegas, it was a big weekend of action in the world of horse racing.  Out east, the early favorite for the Kentucky Derby, Mohaymen, lived up to […]

The Road to Kentucky Week 11 Recap

“He’s a big, strong colt and he holds his weight really well.  He’s got a big appetite. He put forth a really good breeze a week ago so we felt like he was showing us all the right signs.” – Todd Pletcher, trainer of Florida Derby winner Materiality Gulfstream Park was the selected track for […]