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Canterbury Park First Half in Review

By The Oracle We recently passed the halfway point of the 2021 Canterbury Park live racing season.  Here is a look inside the numbers at what has transpired on the racetrack so far in 2021.  The following statistics are for thoroughbred races only. The Odds:       Favorites are winning 43% of the thoroughbred races at […]

The Road That Always Led Home

BY JIM WELLS Sometimes it is difficult to overlook certain details of a race, whether they provide handicapping information or something altogether different. Every so often elements emerge that are somehow hard to dismiss without at least a remark or two, for whatever they might be worth. Take the fourth race on Saturday when a […]

Sweet Music at Canterbury

by Jim Wells Down one day, up the next. In the pits one moment, on top of the world an instant later. All is lost in the morning, the cosmos at your feet that afternoon.             Ah, yes, the wonderful, wacky, sometimes very weird world of horse racing. Just ask Marlene Colvin.             Friday, her […]