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Special Nolan Fundraiser at Ca...

Special Nolan Fundraiser at Canterbury Sunday
SHAKOPEE, MN – Jockey Paul Nolan is a member of the Leg Up Fund committee and has worked tirelessly to make sure that the needs of his fellow jocks are taken care of should an accident befall them on the racetrack.  On April 18, it was...

Vodka At Moonlight Captures Mo...

Vodka At Moonlight Captures Morehouse
SHAKOPEE, MN – Vodka at Moonlight, the 3-1 second choice, won the $29,200 Bob Morehouse Quarter Horse Stakes at Canterbury Park on Sunday.  The 3-year old filly not only beat the boys, but beat older horses as well in taking the 400-yard...

Canterbury Closing Date Moved;...

SHAKOPEE, MN – The Minnesota Racing Commission has granted Canterbury Park a request to change the closing date of racing from Saturday, September 16 to Friday, September 15.  Racing will be added on Thursday, September 14 in order to...

Stewards Explanation of Canter...

The Canterbury Park stewards released their explanation of events in Race 5 on Sunday, the ‘no contest’ race from Father’s Day. Here is the text of that ruling: June 18—5th Race: The Stewards posted the Inquiry sign in order...

A Jockey Shares Insights Into ...

A Jockey Shares Insights Into the Anatomy of a Spill
Canterbury Gears Up for Leg-Up Fund Day Sunday SHAKOPEE, MN – Father’s Day was winding down at Canterbury Park.  There had been three stellar stakes that day as well as one of the strangest series of events in a race you’ll...

In the Paddock: Annie Yeager, ...

In the Paddock: Annie Yeager, Steeplechase Jockey
Canterbury Park hosted a steeplechase exhibition on Saturday as a fundraiser for a pair of distinguished local charities, The Hurdles Foundation and Bolder Options.  It may have also served as a preview for a National Steeplechase Association...

Series of Unfortunate Events W...

The fifth race at Canterbury Park on Father’s Day appeared to be your standard state-bred maiden claimer.  Seven and a half furlongs over the turf, the race featured a nearly full field of 10. The issues started when the horses loaded...

The Fiscal Cliff Impresses in ...

The Fiscal Cliff Impresses in Zimmerman; Micheals Gets First Stakes Win; Hay Dakota Sets Stakes Record
SHAKOPEE, MN – A large crowd of about 15,000 was on had to celebrate Father’s Day at Canterbury Park.  The crowd was treated to super heroes, face painting, a free mug and, on the track, a trio of stakes races. Kicking off the day...

QUICK RESULTS: Lady Canterbury...

Lady Canterbury 1 Mile Turf 1:35.88 Sweet Tapper          18.00     6.40     4.00 Insta Erma                              3.20     2.40 Seeking Treasure                                4.00 Owner: Winchester Place Thoroughbreds Trainer: Ian...

QUICK RESULT: Skip Zimmerman Q...

$20,000 Skip Zimmerman Stakes – 350 yards – 17.75 Pinched at the start, The Fiscal Cliff shows his class by recovering and pulling away to win. The Fiscal Cliff          3.80     2.40     2.10 Streakin Pr                          ...
recent from Minnesota Special Nolan Fundraiser at Canterbury Sunday
SHAKOPEE, MN – Jockey Paul Nolan is a member of the Leg Up Fund committee and has worked tirelessly to make sure that the needs of his fellow jocks are taken care of should an accident befall them on the racetrack.  On April 18, it was Nolan that went down at Will Rogers Downs, turning his life upside...
recent from Iowa Prairie Meadows Based Preakness Contender Heads to Baltimore
Altoona, IA – Prairie Meadows based Conquest Mo Money, runner up in both the Grade 3 Sunland Derby and Grade 1 Arkansas Derby, shipped to Pimlico yesterday for trainer Miguel Hernandez to take his shot at Grade 1 Preakness Stakes on May 20. “He’s going perfect,” Hernandez said after...
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: Annie Yeager, Steeplechase Jockey
Canterbury Park hosted a steeplechase exhibition on Saturday as a fundraiser for a pair of distinguished local charities, The Hurdles Foundation and Bolder Options.  It may have also served as a preview for a National Steeplechase Association sanctioned race in the future.  The day included lunch,...