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Patrick Mooney: From Walking Horses to Owning One

By Rebecca Roush Making the decision to purchase a racehorse doesn’t always come easy, but for Patrick Mooney it was a dream of his since he watched his first race from the winner’s circle at Canterbury Downs. At the age of sixteen Mooney would make the drive each day from Young America to the track […]

Paul Allen Spreads the Joy of Racehorse Ownership

By  Rebecca Roush If you’ve ever been to Canterbury Park before, chances are you have heard announcer Paul Allen. What you may not know is that he owns racehorses as well. Growing up just outside of Washington D.C. in an apartment complex that overlooked Rosecroft Raceway, Allen began attending races with his mother when he […]

He Provides Winners, Now Arrigoni Wants To Own One

By: Rebecca Roush You may know Brian Arrigoni as Canterbury Park’s paddock racing analyst, but he is now also a racehorse owner. Originally from St. Paul, Arrigoni grew up watching races at Canterbury with his father. “A lot of the things that I enjoyed about Canterbury are still here, like the family focused atmosphere and […]

Video: Get in the Game

The season’s final episode of Canterbury Spotlight goes behind the scenes to look at racehorse ownership and racehorse breeding. The people featured in this episode are a small portion of a group that really makes racing at Canterbury special. These individuals drive the state’s racing industry by training, raising and breeding many of the horses […]