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2018 Leading Owners: Novogratz and Garvey

Joe Novogratz of Chanhassen, racing as Novogratz Racing Stables, tied for leading owner honors with Charles Garvey at the conclusion of the 2018 Canterbury Park race meet. Both are associated with the two top trainers in Shakopee. Novogratz’s horses reside in the Mac Robertson stable while Garvey has used Robertino Diodoro for nearly a decade. […]

22nd Annual Dog Days Handicapping Contest & more….

The 22nd annual Dog Days of Summer Handicapping Tournament takes place this Saturday and Sunday. The event dates back to the 90s before handicapping contests were as popular as they have become today.  Dog Days is perhaps the first, but most certainly the longest running, live bankroll contest in the country. In the early years, […]

Novogratz Racing Stables Back At Canterbury for 2017

Joe and Amy Novogratz with track president Randy Sampson

by Katie Merritt Joe Novogratz of Chanhassen, racing as Novogratz Racing Stables, was the leading thoroughbred owner at the 2016 Canterbury Park race meet with 18 wins. Novogratz became involved in horse racing a quarter of a century ago when he joined a partnership and immediately experienced success. “We bought one horse and named it […]