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Amy's Challenge with Jareth Loveberry aboard

BY JIM WELLS Considering Minnesota’s place in the horse racing universe, it truly doesn’t get any better than this, a race with this much talent on closing day, featuring not only three locally stabled speedsters but one of them a Minnesota-bred to boot. And 2-year-olds at that. For sheer star power, the $75,000 Shakopee Juvenile […]

Odds and Ends With Four Days To Go

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Entries close Friday for the final three stakes of the 67-day meet that ends Sept. 16.  The $50,000 John Bullit will be run Sept. 15 while the $50,000 Tom Metzen HBPA Sprint and the $75,000 Shakopee Juvenile Stakes will be held on closing day. The purse of the six-furlong Shakopee Stakes, restricted to 2-year-olds, was […]

Shakopee Juvenile Stakes Purse Increased to $75,000

Race expected to include fastest 2-year-old in North America, Amy’s Challenge Canterbury Park racing officials today announced that the purse for the Sept. 16 Shakopee Juvenile Stakes will be increased to $75,000 from the originally announced $50,000. To encourage owners to enter state bred horses, a $25,000 bonus exclusively for horses foaled in Minnesota will […]