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Horse Racing In Shakopee MN Opens With MN-Bred Influence

A Minnesota bred is the 7 to 2 second choice on the morning line on opening day Friday at Keeneland in the $350,000 Grade 2 Phoenix Stakes at six furlongs. That’s correct. Doctor Oscar, Canterbury Park’s 2023 horse of the meet, is 7 to 2 in a Breeders’ Cup Win And You’re In event. Doctor […]


Fireman Oscar

BY JIM WELLS No matter how long you’ve been at an endeavor, there is always a first time for something, for just about everybody. Take Hall of Fame trainer Dave Van Winkle, who’s left his mark just about any place his horses have left tracks in Shakopee over the past three decades. His entry in […]