Wind Chill Factor by Coady Photography

Wind Chill Factor

It’s not often that mention of wind chill factor would bring a smile to any Minnesotan’s face but Saturday at Delta Downs it took on a much more important meaning for fans of racing in this state. Wind Chill Factor, a 2-year-old filly bred in Louisiana by the late Camelia Casby, dominated in the $150,000 Louisiana … [Read More...]

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Anne Von Rosen @ TUP 11-16-14 #4

Anne Von Rosen visits Turf Paradise – Delta Downs Jackpot Saturday

Anne Von Rosen Greets Fans And Friends At Turf Paradise As She Recovers From Injuries  from Anne von Rosen’s road to recovery is looking much better more than eight months after a spill that originally left her paralyzed below the waist. The Turf Paradise jockey was … [Read More...]



This week brought sad news of the passing of a local handicapping icon. Known to many as ‘Swami,” Tom Downs died Nov. 7 at the age of 78. Swami played the horses for more than 50 years. He was a fixture at Canterbury for many of them. Those that listened to his words of wisdom, handicapping … [Read More...]

Cam Casby 8-16-12


There was always this irony to Cam Casby, the owner and breeder of countless horses who excelled at Canterbury Park and other tracks across the nation: She loved horse racing and the industry surrounding it and spent most days of the week at the racetrack, but she could never watch her own … [Read More...]


Betting Breeders’ Cup at Canterbury

Advance wagering on Friday's Breeders' Cup card will be offered beginning Thursday afternoon. On Friday morning advance wagering for Saturday's races will be offered. Details below. Fast Fact:  There has only been one Minnesota bred to race in the Breeders' Cup since its inception in … [Read More...]

BC advance

BC Advance past performances now on sale

The Daily Racing Form Breeders’ Cup Advance past performance print edition is on sale at Canterbury now. Cover price is $6.95. Countdown to the Cup Contest Saturday is the final day of the free-to-enter handicapping contest. This week’s contest track is Santa Anita, site of next week’s … [Read More...]

In August 2009 at Canterbury Park, Scott Stevens won his 4,000th race.


Apparently Hawaii and the home hobby horse were just what the doctor ordered for Canterbury Hall of Fame rider Scott Stevens. Stevens resumed riding in Phoenix last weekend after breaking his hand in a freak accident following the Minnesota Derby on August 9 at Canterbury Park. All went … [Read More...]


Canterbury Park Seeks 70-Day Racing Season In 2015

Canterbury Park officials submitted a request to the Minnesota Racing Commission today seeking approval for a 70-day horse racing season in 2015. The proposed race meet would begin May 15 and conclude Sept. 12, making the 2015 season the longest since 1992 when 87 days were conducted. The 2014 … [Read More...]


Stevens Returns to Riding; Free Money in Showvivor

Stevens back in the saddle Canterbury Hall of Fame jockey Scott Stevens, who broke his right wrist in a freak accident Aug. 9 following the Minnesota Derby, returns to riding Saturday at Turf Paradise. He has five mounts including one for Canterbury’s leading trainer Robertino … [Read More...]


Cigar, Countdown, Canchari

Cigar dies at 24 The great Cigar, two-time Horse of the Year, died Tuesday evening in Lexington, KY at the age of 24.  Anyone involved in this sport in the 90s has a fond memory or two of the greatest horse of that decade, winner of 16 consecutive races. Those were the pre-internet days … [Read More...]


Mike Schneider Inducted Into Minnesota Poker Hall Of Fame

Mike Schneider of Minneapolis became the second member of The Minnesota Poker Hall of Fame when his induction was announced Saturday evening. Schneider has been a successful online player since the early 2000s and hit the international poker radar when in 2006 he became the youngest person to … [Read More...]

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