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Minnesota Racing Commission Announces Commission Stewards for Canterbury Park’s 2019 Season

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Press release from Minnesota Racing Commission  SHAKOPEE, Minn. (March 19, 2019) — The Minnesota Racing Commission has appointed David Hooper, David Smith and Stanley Bowker to the Canterbury Park Board of Stewards for its 2019 race meet. The appointments were made at the commission’s February meeting. Hooper, one of last year’s Pete Pedersen award recipients […]

Video: The Stewards

In horse racing, the stewards serve as the officials, the referees and/or the umpires. Appointed by the Minnesota Racing Commission, they are the individuals behind all inquiries and objections that could alter the official order of finish in any given race should it be determined that a foul occurred. Additionally, the stewards are responsible for […]

More About the Mystic Lake Derby Inquiry

There has been much weeping and gnashing of teeth over the result of the Mystic Lake Derby and the decision by the state stewards, horse racing’s referees, to not disqualify the winner Hammers Terror and place him behind Delegation. Those taking sides reside in a few different camps: The Hammers Terror people who are pleased […]