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Why Is Horse Racing Awesome?

Twelve friends contributed $20 apiece and hit the Pick 5 for $6,900 A recounting of a tale told by Dave Handeland It all started in February with an innocent tweet from Austin, MN’s Martin Zellar about horses with mustaches.  One connection led to another which resulted in Zellar performing at Canterbury Park on Thursday, June […]

Opening Night Handles $1,845,976; Pick 5 Carryover $91,333

Canterbury’s 65-day racing season got underway Tuesday with a small, but very lively crowd capped at somewhere around 2,500. The 50 cent Pick 5 was elusive to bettors who wagered $135,332 into the pool. With no winning tickets, the carryover into Wednesday evening is $91,333. “People, the fans, seem so happy to be back,” trainer […]

Industry-Low 10% Takeout On Pick 5 and Pick 6 at Canterbury Park

Wagers offered daily during 65-day meet that begins May 18 Canterbury Park officials announced today that the Shakopee, Minn. racetrack’s industry-low  10 percent takeout rate on the $.50 Pick 5 wager will return for the 2021 racing season and that a $1 Pick 6 wager, also with an industry-low 10 percent takeout, will be offered […]