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Wrapping the Canterbury Meet

Some odds and ends, facts, figures and anecdotes from the recently concluded Canterbury Park meet. By the Numbers This year’s meet was 2-days shorter than 2016 with 6 fewer races. On track handle declined 6% year over year. Off track handle increased 3.5% year over year. All sources handle was up .9% Field size crept upward from 7.75 to 8.07 Attendance was down 2.5%. Claims were...

Shakopee Juvenile An instant Classic; Ro...

Shakopee Juvenile An instant Classic; Robertson Sweeps Stakes
SHAKOPEE, MN – The $75,000 Shakopee Juvenile was billed as coming out party for either filly Amy’s Challenge or Minnesota bred colt Mr. Jägermeister.  Though Amy’s Challenge won the race, both 2-year olds impressed and thrilled the closing day crowd at Canterbury Park – and are poised to make noise throughout the country. Amy’s Challenge the odds on...

Canterbury 2017 Divisional Champions

SHAKOPEE, MN – Canterbury Park announced the 2017 divisional champions at the conclusion of live racing this evening.  The horse of the meet was very impressive 2-year old Amy’s Challenge owned by leading owners Novogratz Stables, trained by leading trainer Mac Robertson and ridden by leading rider Jareth Loveberry.  Amy’s Challenge dominated in her maiden win,...

QUICK RESULTS: Metzen HBPA Sprint/Shakop...

$50,000 Tom Metzen HBPA Sprint    6 Furlongs     Dirt     1:10.20 Sir Navigator     11.20     5.20    3.60 Smooth Chiraz               13.00   5.60 Adens Dream                             3.80 Owner: Jer-Mar Stables Trainer: Mac Robertson Rider: Israel Hernandez   $75,000 Shakopee Juvenile     6 Fulongs     Dirt     1:09.58 Amy’s Challenge     3.60     2.20     2.10 Mr...

“Big Three” Loom Over Juveni...

“Big Three” Loom Over Juvenile on Closing Day at Canterbury
SHAKOPEE, MN – The buzz around this year’s edition of the $75,000 Shakopee Juvenile has surrounded the fastest 2-year old (according to Beyer Speed Figures) in the country, another who registered a top 20 Beyer performance and a Minnesota bred colt that has impressed in his debut season like no other. Amy’s Challenge, out of the Mac Robertson barn, recorded the...

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