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Countdown to the Cup Contest Continues Saturday

With Breeders’ Cup just weeks away, it pays to handicap the prep races at major tracks across the country to be ready for Nov. 1 and 2. Countdown to the Cup, the free-to-enter handicapping contest that features the best horses on the way to the 2019 Breeders’ Cup at Santa Anita, pays weekly cash prizes […]


by Jim Wells When you ask him a question, be prepared for an answer that is not black and white or yes or no, that is somewhat involved and complex yet easy to track nonetheless. Then again, portraying a lifetime in the horse business is not a simple task, and it might help to know […]

2018 Thoroughbred Yearling Sale

The Minnesota Thoroughbred Association will host its annual MTA Yearling Sale on Sunday, August 19 in the Canterbury Park Expo Center. Doors will open at 3 p.m. on Sunday and the live auction-style sale will begin at 4 p.m. and end at 8 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. This year […]

Mutuel Madness

By Noah Joseph Everyone has something they enjoy when visiting Canterbury Park. For some, it’s just watching the races, while for others, it’s the chance to win some money. Horse racing is one of a few sports in which wagers can be placed legally. In fact, without wagering, horse racing wouldn’t exist. While some bets […]

Jareth Loveberry returns to Canterbury Park

Amy's Challenge with Jareth Loveberry aboard

Jareth Loveberry made Canterbury Park his summer home for the first time in 2017 and was well rewarded. He won the jockey title. He is back this season as a member of a very deep colony that includes three former champion jockeys: Dean Butler, Ry Eikleberry and Leandro Goncalves.

It Pays to Breed a Racehorse in Minnesota

Minnesota Breeders Fund

The Minnesota Racing Commission this week released information on awards issued through the Minnesota Breeder Fund to racehorse breeders and stallion owners for all three breeds racing in the state, thoroughbred, quarter horse, and standardbred. More than $526,000 in awards will be paid later this month to those in the state breeding industry. Over $5 […]

Video: The Clocker

The Clocker serves the important role of recording every daily workout that takes place on the track each and every morning during the racing season. Mark Anderson, former jockey, is serving as Canterbury’s clocker for the 2013 racing season. In the latest installment of Canterbury Spotlight, he explains what goes into tracking the works on […]