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Friends of injured jockey Paul Nolan have set up a Go Fund Me page to help the jockey’s family deal with the expenses that pile up when a jockey is unable to ride. Nolan has been hospitalized with sever swelling of the spine since...

Prairie Meadows Draws First Ca...

Prairie Meadows teed up the 2017 racing season today as entries were drawn for the first day of racing on Thursday, April 27. There will be nine races on the opening day card with a post time of 6:00 PM with the feature race being the 5th, a...

Canterbury Stalwart Paul Nolan...

Canterbury Stalwart Paul Nolan Injured at Will Rogers
Canterbury legend Paul Nolan – nicknamed the ‘Sod Surgeon’ by track announcer Paul Allen for his prowess negotiating the Canterbury turf course – was injured when his horse, Pure Chrome, collapsed beyond the wire after...

Second MRC “Town Hall...

The Minnesota Racing Commission will hold its next “Town Hall” style meeting on Thursday, March 2nd at Running Aces Harness Park at 10:00AM.  The meeting is the second in a continuing series of meetings planned by the MRC to get...

Prairie Meadows to Start Racin...

Altoona, IA – Prairie Meadows will be joining the growing ranks of racetracks offering a low cost racing club to fans for the 2017 season. The Prairie Meadows Racing Club I is a low-cost, social and educational glimpse into the life of...

Prairie Meadows to Host Bank o...

The American Quarter Horse Association announced that Prairie Meadows will be the host of the Bank of America Challenge Cup for the third time on October 14, 2017. The event will include the John Deere Juvenile, Adequan® Derby, Merial Distaff,...

Canterbury Offering Shipping I...

Even in the middle of winter there are some glimmers of news that have us looking forward to opening weekend at Canterbury Park. SHIPPING INCENTIVE PROGRAMS While purses are up in Shakopee, Canterbury is still an expensive destination to reach...

Canterbury Releases 2017 Quart...

Below is a text of a press release from Canterbury Park regarding the 2017 Quarter Horse Stakes schedule. Shakopee, Minn.  —  Canterbury Park’s American Quarter Horse stakes schedule will offer 13 races with purses expected to total more...

Canterbury Releases 2017 Stake...

Canterbury Releases 2017 Stakes Schedule
SHAKOPEE, MN – Canterbury Park released its 2017 Thoroughbred stakes schedule today.  The highlight of the meet will continue to be the one mile $200,000 Mystic Lake Derby for 3-year olds on the turf to be run on August 26.  The stakes...

Prairie Meadows Sets 2017 Date...

Altoona, IA –  The Iowa Racing & Gaming Commission has approved Prairie Meadows Casino Racetrack and Hotel’s 28th season of live racing. The 67-day Thoroughbred season will open Thursday, April 27, 2017 and end Saturday August 12,...
recent from Minnesota “Go Fund Me” Page Set Up for Nolan
Friends of injured jockey Paul Nolan have set up a Go Fund Me page to help the jockey’s family deal with the expenses that pile up when a jockey is unable to ride. Nolan has been hospitalized with sever swelling of the spine since being injured on April 18 after the 8th race at Will Rogers Downs. ...
recent from Iowa Prairie Meadows to Start Racing Club
Altoona, IA – Prairie Meadows will be joining the growing ranks of racetracks offering a low cost racing club to fans for the 2017 season. The Prairie Meadows Racing Club I is a low-cost, social and educational glimpse into the life of Thoroughbred ownership. It offers an exclusive experience with...
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...