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Canterbury Park Moves Three Quarter Horse Stakes to Sept. 13

MN Futurity, MN Derby and Cash Caravan date changed at MQHRA request Canterbury Park racing officials, at the behest of the Minnesota Quarter Horse Racing Association board of directors, announced today that three Minnesota-bred quarter horse stakes races previously scheduled for Sept. 9 will now be run on Sept. 13. The $40,000 added Minnesota Futurity, […]

Cash Caravan Stakes will now be run Saturday, Sept. 9

Wednesday cancellation causes move for 440-yard Minnesota bred race When Canterbury Park officials canceled racing Wednesday due to excessive heat, lost was the $20,000-added Cash Caravan Stakes, a 440-yard race restricted to quarter horses bred in Minnesota. The Cash Caravan will now be run Saturday, Sept. 9 as part of the Minnesota Festival of Champions […]

Canterbury Park 2023 Quarter Horse Stakes Schedule

Canterbury Park Championship Challenge elevated to Grade 2. Canterbury Park’s racing department today announced that the 2023 mixed meet will include 11 quarter horse stakes races highlighted by the Northlands Futurity on Aug. 16 offering an estimated purse of $86,000. The purse for the 400-yard Canterbury Park Quarter Horse Derby, also Aug. 16, is estimated […]

Briannah McDaniel – Trainer

Briannah McDaniel is a quarter horse and thoroughbred trainer at Canterbury Park. McDaniel followed in her dad’s footsteps, Asher Murray. She got hooked on horse racing at the Carlton County Fair in Barnum, Minnesota. She will have her first quarter horse starters in a trial when Stevie B runs in the Northlands Futurity Trial and […]

Canterbury Park 2022 Quarter Horse Stakes Schedule

15 stakes headlined by $150,000 Mystic Lake Northlands Futurity Canterbury Park’s 2022 mixed meet will feature 15 quarter horse stakes races with the centerpiece being the 35th running of the Mystic Lake Northlands Futurity on Aug. 10 offering an estimated purse of $150,000. Quarter horse racing will be conducted on Wednesdays and Thursdays throughout the […]

Dickey Bob Again Best in $38,900 Cash Caravan Stakes

Maudest Maven wins The 1889 Futurity Dickey Bob, a six-year-old Minnesota bred quarter horse, won the $38,900 Cash Caravan Wednesday night at Canterbury Park. This was the third Cash Caravan win in four years for Dickey Bob, who is owned and was bred by Judy and Bruce Lunderborg of Gibbon, Minn. He also won the […]

Trainer Jason Olmstead sweeps two quarter horse stakes

Tuesday night at Canterbury Park belonged to the track’s leading quarter horse trainer Jason Olmstead as he swept the co-featured Skip Zimmerman Memorial Stakes and the North Star State Futurity.  Juice Is Loose won the $28,500 Skip Zimmerman by one-half length under Edwin Escobedo for owners Tom Maher and Stephen Williams, covering 350 yards in […]

Tyler Stein – Quarter Horse Trainer

He had to wait until he was 18 to get his racehorse trainer license, but Tyler Stein had been teaching and learning from horses long before, running primarily quarter horses at bush tracks in South Dakota since he was 14. The official licensing process in 2019 was a formality as soon as he was of […]

Fire N Guns Upset Winner of $40,400 Bob Morehouse Stakes

Three-time Morehouse winner Dickey Bob loses by a nose Longshot Fire N Guns defeated prohibitive favorite Dickey Bob by a nose in the $40,400 Bob Morehouse Stakes Monday at Canterbury Park. Six-year-old quarter horse Dickey Bob, who has won 11 of 17 starts at Canterbury, failed to win his fourth consecutive Morehouse when a late […]

Goodwin Seeks First Northlands Futurity Victory

Jockey Nik Goodwin has accomplished much during his quarter horse racing career at Canterbury Park. The native of Bemidji, Minn. is the all-time leader in wins, 140, and in purse earnings, $1.59 million, in the history of Canterbury Park and Downs. Goodwin was late to the party this year, not arriving until the end of […]