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Van Winkle Notches 1000th Win

***Canterbury Park Press Release*** Shakopee, Minn. — Thoroughbred trainer David Van Winkle recorded the 1,000th victory of his career when longshot Charlie Again and jockey Hugo Sanchez won the fifth race Thursday at Canterbury Park. Van Winkle’s training career began in 1989 in Nebraska. He now trains primarily at Turf Paradise in Phoenix, Ariz. and at Canterbury. Van Winkle,...

Minnesota Racing Commission Offers Retir...

***MRC PRESS RELEASE*** SHAKOPEE, Minn. (July 20, 2017) – The Minnesota Racing Commission is seeking 501(c)(3) non-profit racehorse adoption, retirement and repurposing organizations that have been in operation at least one year to be considered for funding. These new funds were generated by legislation passed in 2015 to direct fines collected via rulings issued at Canterbury Park and...

Midwest Miscellany: Canterbury Takes Hia...

Minnesota Racing Break There will be no racing at Canterbury Park this weekend as the track takes a week off after a marathon series of six consecutive race days.  Horses – and horsemen – will have a chance to take a break and the track will work on the surfaces at near the midpoint of the season. Iowa Racing Festival Prairie Meadows is conducting their annual Iowa Festival...

Butler Recovering, Could Return Before M...

Butler Recovering, Could Return Before Meet End
Jockey Dean Butler, 2016’s leading rider at Canterbury Park, went down hard on Valeski when the gelding broke down underneath him in the stretch run of the 4th race Friday night.  Butler hit the ground hard and the horse rolled over him.  Valeski was fatally injured in the spill. Sent to Hennepin County Medical Center, Butler suffered three fractured vertebrae in the spill, the...

QUICK RESULT: Merial & BoA Challeng...

Merial Canterbury Distaff Challenge     $33,750     400 Yards     20.246 JR Rock Star          8.60     4.40     3.40 Blacks Cartel                      14.60    7.00 Bye Bye Birdie                                 2.80 Owner: Don Webb Breeder: Johnny Trotter/Burnett Ranches Trainer: Jason Olmstead Jockey: Bryan Velazquez   Bank of America Canterbury Park Challenge  $60,840   440...

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