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MRC Announces Breeders’ Awards for...

SHAKOPEE, MN – The Minnesota Racing Commission recently authorized the payment of over $590,000 in breeder awards to Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse breeders for the 2017 racing season.  This record payout was due, in part, to Advance Deposit Wagering (ADW) legislation passed last year.  Since the legislative initiative to license ADW providers, a portion of the revenues generated from...

PRESS RELEASE: Canterbury Presents Devel...

Shakopee, Minn. — Canterbury Park officials on Tuesday introduced plans for a multi-phase redevelopment, named Canterbury Commons, on 380 acres of its Shakopee, Minn. property. A presentation, made to the Shakopee City Council, included an expected timeline involving several steps that will require approval by the five-member council prior to beginning the project. “This exciting...

Briefs: Iowa Sale Results; Canterbury Sh...

  Altoona, IA – The Iowa Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders’ Association sale generated record numbers in October with 51 yearlings generating $475,000 compared to 42 yearlings sold with proceeds of $302,550 in 2016. The sales topper, consigned by Iowa State University, was Catch Me If You Can sold to Larry Cascio for $55,000, which also made Cascio the leading buyer at...

PRESS RELEASE: MRC Announces Breeders...

The following is a full text of the MRC press release. SHAKOPEE, MN – The Minnesota Racing Commission (MRC) appointed seven members to the Thoroughbred Breeders’ Fund Advisory Committee at its October 19th meeting.  The advisory committee includes three standing positions, which include Canterbury Park (Andrew Offerman), the Minnesota Thoroughbred Association (Cameron...

PRESS RELEASE: MRC Awards $46,000 To Rac...

SHAKOPEE, MN – The Minnesota Racing Commission (MRC) authorized disbursement of $46,000 to three 501(c)(3) non-profit racehorse adoption, retirement and repurposing organizations at its August meeting. The recipients include: Bowman Second Chance Thoroughbred Adoptions, This Old Horse and Finger Lakes Thoroughbred Adoption Program. These new funds were generated by legislation...

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