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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...

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...

Canterbury Releases 2017 Stakes Schedule

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 schedule includes 32 races and over $2 million in purses. Owners of Minnesota-breds will find a pair of new state-bred turf stakes on June 10, the...

Canterbury Announces New Track Super (Pr...

For Immediate Release: Friday, December 30, 2016 Contact: Jeff Maday Media Relations Manager (952) 496-6408 jmaday@canterburypark.com Shakopee, Minn. — Ken Brown, a racetrack maintenance professional with more than four decades of experience in the horse racing industry, will serve as Canterbury Park’s track superintendent for the 2017 race meet which begins May 5, track...

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