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Mr. Jagermeister Favored in 10,000 Lakes Stakes Saturday

Mr. Jagermeister

Plus, see the 143rd Preakness simulcast at 5:48 p.m. Shakopee, Minn. — Saturday’s 10-race program at Canterbury Park, which begins at 12:45 p.m., features two $50,000 stakes sprints for horses bred in Minnesota, the 10,000 Lakes and the Lady Slipper. In the 10,000 Lakes, each of the six entrants previously won stakes races at Canterbury […]

Between a Rock and a Hard Place

by Angela Hermann I’ll be watching the Preakness this Saturday from a few different vantage points.  First, there’s live racing going on.  It’s a different beast than when the race is only being shown via simulcast, and admittedly my attention this week has been shared between all of these events.  Second, there’s the racing fan […]

Jack Kaenel’s Improbable Ride

The movie reel in his mind began rolling with the first strains of Maryland My Maryland Saturday afternoon, reeling off the events of that special occasion in vivid technicolor. Jack Kaenel was on the mezzanine of the grandstand at Canterbury Park watching the 137th running of the Preakness Stakes on the 30th anniversary of his stirring, […]

Local Stakes & Preakness Elicit Excitement

Now the conjecture begins. Not since Affirmed outdueled Alydar in 1978 has horse racing had such potential for history to repeat itself… or not. The similarities are certain to be pointed out ad infinitum, even ad nauseam, in the coming days, right up to post time for the Belmont Stakes if both horses do indeed run. If […]

2012 Preakness Preview

Following the excitement of opening night on Friday at Canterbury, we’ll keep the energy in the building high on Saturday with the simulcast the Preakness Stakes from Pimlico! While it is sometimes overshadowed by its Triple Crown Mates (The Kentucky Derby and Belmont Stakes), this Mile and 3/16th journey provides a grueling test of its own: […]