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Second MRC “Town Hall” On Ta...

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 feedback and input on horse racing in Minnesota from stakeholders and fans. The first meeting, held at Canterbury Park in January, drew members of...

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 many benefits including special club events, viewings of the horse’s workout...

Prairie Meadows to Host Bank of America ...

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, Distance and Bank of America Championship Challenges and marks the culmination of the Bank of America Racing Challenge season. Below is the...

Canterbury Offering Shipping Incentives;...

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 when you’re shipping in from elsewhere.  In a move to try an assist trainers shipping to Minnesota, the track has designed a program to...

Canterbury Releases 2017 Quarter Horse S...

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 than $600,000. The schedule is highlighted by the 30th running of the Mystic Lake Northlands Futurity July 2 with an estimated purse exceeding...

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