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Storm Power, Even Thunder Capt...

Storm Power, Even Thunder Capture Metzen, Juvenile to Close Out Minnesota Season
SHAKOPEE, MN – The curtain came down on the 2016 Canterbury Park season Saturday afternoon with an 11 race program that featured a pair of six furling stakes: the $75,000 Shakopee Juvenile and the $40,000 Tom Metzen  HBPA Sprint. In the...

Canterbury Bucks Regional Tren...

SHAKOPEE, MN – The biggest news heading into the Canterbury Park meet this season was the reduced takeout across the board and as the season wraps, the results of the bold experiment are mixed. While on track handle and attendance...

QUICK RESULTS: Metzen Sprint &...

$40,000 TOM METZEN HBPA SPRINT – 6 furlongs, dirt, 1:09.92 Storm Power          6.80     4.60     3.60 Pricelesscommodity          5.60     4.40 Dixie Surge                                       5.00   $75,000 SHAKOPEE JUVENILE...

Majestic Pride Takes John Bull...

SHAKOPEE, MN – Majestic Pride had honed his front running style to three consecutive victories heading into the $40,000 John Bullit Overnight Stakes but the speedy Flashy Jewel and a pair of key scratches changed the complexion of...

Metzen Sprint, Shakopee Juveni...

SHAKOPEE, MN – The early overcast skies are expected to give way to some sun and make for a lovely afternoon of racing closing day at Canterbury Park Saturday.  The very full eleven race card is highlighted by the $40,000 Tom Metzen HBPA...

QUICK RESULTS: John Bullit Sta...

$40,000 JOHN BULLIT OVERNIGHT STAKES, 1 1/16, Dirt – 1:42.10 Two late scratches change the complexion of the race but not the outcome as heavily favored Majestic Pride charges late to win under Dean Butler, nearly breaking the track...

Three Things to Watch For at C...

The 2016 season at Canterbury Park comes to a close this weekend.  The fields are very full as everyone is trying to get a win before departing or send their horses out to pasture for the winter.  Here are our top 3 things to look for closing...

Shaw, Canchari Recovering Afte...

It was a difficult weekend for jockeys at Canterbury Park as two members of the colony had to be ambulanced off the track in separate incidents. Rusty Shaw went down on Saturday afternoon after his mount went down heading for home in the sixth...

One Fine Dream Prevails in MTA...

One Fine Dream Prevails in MTA Stallion Auction Stakes
SHAKOPEE, MN – There was a lot of confidence amongst betters that One Fine Dream was going to pick up a nice paycheck for working out in front of 11,000 fans in the $53,900 MTA Stallion Auction Stakes at Canterbury Park on an overcast...

Indian Horse Relay Races Celeb...

Indian Horse Relay Races Celebrate Canterbury, Mystic Partnership
SHAKOPEE, MN – The Indian Horse Relays, run on Mystic Lake Derby Day at Canterbury Park, helped celebrate both the partnership between the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community and Canterbury Park as well a wonderful display of Native...
recent from Minnesota Storm Power, Even Thunder Capture Metzen, Juvenile to Close Out Minnesota Season
SHAKOPEE, MN – The curtain came down on the 2016 Canterbury Park season Saturday afternoon with an 11 race program that featured a pair of six furling stakes: the $75,000 Shakopee Juvenile and the $40,000 Tom Metzen  HBPA Sprint. In the Shakopee Juvenile, Minnesota bred filly Shipmate went off as the...
recent from Iowa One Fine Dream Prevails in MTA Stallion Auction Stakes
SHAKOPEE, MN – There was a lot of confidence amongst betters that One Fine Dream was going to pick up a nice paycheck for working out in front of 11,000 fans in the $53,900 MTA Stallion Auction Stakes at Canterbury Park on an overcast Memorial Day afternoon. That sense of confidence was backed up by...
recent from Photo Essays Indian Horse Relay Races Celebrate Canterbury, Mystic Partnership
SHAKOPEE, MN – The Indian Horse Relays, run on Mystic Lake Derby Day at Canterbury Park, helped celebrate both the partnership between the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community and Canterbury Park as well a wonderful display of Native Culture. In addition to the relays, there was a Native Market in the...
recent from In the Paddock In the Paddock: Canterbury Paddock Analyst Brian Arrigoni
Shortly before the start of the 2016 Canterbury Park season, longtime paddock analyst Angela Hermann was offered the opportunity of a lifetime to call races at Golden Gate Fields leaving the racetrack with a void to fill. Opening weekend was audition time for the candidates to replace her: Candace Hare and...