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El Seventyseven

TIME STANDS STILL BUT NOT FOR EL SEVENTYSEVEN

  BY JIM WELLS Time has its own dimension, governed by rules that stretch human understanding, the cerebral grasp of mere mortals. Look over one shoulder and it’s 1995. Look over the other and its Memorial Day 2015, and horses are lining up for the 21st running of the Honor The Hero … [Read More...]

Ry Eikleberry Cokato Cartel

EIKLEBERRY  WEAVES THROUGH THE TRAFFIC

BY JIM WELLS   Patrons who contributed to the congestion that surrounded all entrances to Canterbury Park on Sunday got a rare glimpse into the past, into the halcyon days of Minnesota horse racing when such scenes were daily occurrences. There were even “cops” directing traffic … [Read More...]

Lori Keith

YOU’RE NOT A WINNER UNTIL YOU GET A WIN

  BY JIM WELLS   Ask any rider or trainer and you will get the same reply. They might express it differently but the thought is the same nonetheless: There is an invisible wall that has to be scaled before he or she truly feels part of the action, a real participant, an … [Read More...]

Tax Laws

If You Are A Horse Player, You Need To Speak Up

In response to efforts spearheaded by the NTRA, the United States Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) are considering changes to reporting and withholding requirements related to pari-mutuel winnings. The changes would positively impact all levels of horseplayers, … [Read More...]

Ry Eikleberry

Ry Eikleberry

By Kristin Bechthold Ry Eikleberry was Canterbury Park’s leading jockey for 2014 with 327 starts and 64 wins, giving him a total of $1,184,650 in earnings. Originally from Phoenix, Arizona, Eikleberry rides at Zia Park and Sunland Park in New Mexico in the winter and at Canterbury Park in … [Read More...]

Bulldog Races May 25

Four Days of Racing Ahead

By Kristin Bechthold Memorial Day weekend at Canterbury Park is going to be anything but dull. With live horse racing making its way back into full swing, the annual running of the bulldogs, and the Honor the Hero stakes, it will be a holiday weekend to remember. Live racing begins at … [Read More...]

Maria Thornton

THORNTON  GOT A BUG TO TRY CANTERBURY

BY JIM WELLS   Someone can tell you about the spectacular view, but unless you’ve peered over the south rim of the Grand Canyon in person you don’t really understand. Someone can gush about the ceiling in the Sistine Chapel, but you have to gawk in awe for yourself to truly get the … [Read More...]

Polar Plunge

CAM, POLAR PLUNGE AND A TABLE UP ABOVE

BY JIM WELLS   People who knew her quickly sized up the situation Saturday afternoon. “Oh, Cam’s watching from above, as nervous as always.’’ What irony!  In other words, she was now doing what she didn’t allow herself to do while still here. The person in question passed away … [Read More...]

Bourbon County

THE BUTLER DID IT ….FIVE TIMES FRIDAY

BY JIM WELLS   Mark this down somewhere, preferably someplace you won’t forget, maybe on a slip of paper you carry in your wallet and take out from time to time, or perhaps attach it to the refrigerator with one of those clips normally used on the potato chip bag. If you have a … [Read More...]

Robertino Diodoro

Robertino Diodoro

By Kristin Bechthold Robertino Diodoro is Canterbury Park’s leading trainer for 2014 with 221 starts and 50 wins, giving him a total of $827,564 in earnings. He currently has 62 horses at Canterbury Park for the 2015 race season. Diodoro’s most promising horses for this season include … [Read More...]

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