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Horse Skijoring Returns To Canterbury Park Saturday

Horse racing in the snow, with a twist, is back at Canterbury Park this Saturday. A horse, most often a quarter horse, and a rider in a stock saddle, run down the stretch pulling a skier through a demanding course complete with gates and jumps as they compete against the clock and another team to […]

Canterbury Park 2019 Quarter Horse Stakes Schedule

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Mystic Lake Northlands Futurity one of seven stakes on Fastest Day in Minnesota Sports, July 7 Canterbury Park’s quarter horse racing stakes schedule was announced today and includes 17 races during the 66-day season that begins May 3. The premier race, the Mystic Lake Northlands Futurity, with a purse estimated to reach $150,000, will be […]

2017 Breeders’ Cup: Kind of a Big Deal 

If you’ve never been to the Racebook at Canterbury Park for simulcast horse racing, consider heading out for the upcoming Breeders’ Cup. There are two main reasons, says Jeff Maday, media relations manager at Canterbury Park. The biggest purses. The best horses. “That’s part of the allure,” Maday said. “It brings the best horses from […]

Sifting Through the Chalk

“Money, horse racing and women, three things the boys just can’t figure out” – Will Rogers (1879-1935) The above quote attributed to American entertainer and humorist Will Rogers was uttered in a different era. It was an era where news traveled slowly. There were no computers, no iPhones, and no internet. It was an era […]

Pick 3 & Pick 4 Takeout Cut to 14%

Canterbury Park is introducing a wagering friendly 14% takeout for its Pick 3 and Pick 4 pools this summer. The reduction in takeout from 23% to 14% make these some of the lowest takeout rates in the country, and in my view players should absolutely be focusing on these wagers over the course of the […]

Claiming Crown 2012 to Gulfstream Park

Lexington, Ky. – Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Florida will host the 14th running of the Claiming Crown on the opening day of its 2012-2013 meet, Saturday, December 1, 2012. The 2012 event will see a significant increase in purses to $850,000 for seven races with the individual race purses ranging from $100,000 to $200,000. […]