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Tampa Bay Downs: Royally Red

by @MizPostParade The Road to Kentucky continues on Saturday with a stop at Tampa Bay Downs. The parade of 3-year olds continue in the Sam F. Davis Stakes. The field of 12 will go the distance of one and one sixteenth miles for a purse of $250,000 and pick up a few Derby points in the process. Canterbury's Road to Kentucky … [Read More...]

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The Road to Kentucky Week 2 Recap

“Dominating, no, but we were pretty confident that he was going to run well.” – Rick Violette Jr., trainer of Holy Bull Stakes winner Upstart The Week 2 track for the Road to Kentucky contest was Gulfstream Park.  While weather has been an issue recently throughout much of the country, … [Read More...]

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Locals To Compete in NHC This Weekend

The Daily Racing Form/NTRA National Handicapping Championship takes place this Friday through Sunday, January 23-25, at Treasure Island Casino in Las Vegas. The NHC is the culmination of a year’s worth of qualifying contests held at racetracks, casinos, and internet sites sending more than 500 … [Read More...]

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The Road to Kentucky Week 1 Recap

The first week of the Road to Kentucky Handicapping Contest is complete. This year the contest was expanded to sixteen weeks and there is $30K in prize money up for grabs! The contest track was Fair Grounds, which featured a fast main track. There were twelve contest races, including the … [Read More...]

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Looking at the LeComte and a Power Play in the Desert

by Miz Post Parade The Gumbo Got Ya When researching for the LeComte, I looked deeper into the Saturday card at Fair Grounds in Louisiana (which kicks off Canterbury's Road to Kentucky Handicapping Contest), there are several notations I’d like to make. First, Mike Smith is not in … [Read More...]

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Fair Grounds : the start of the Road to Kentucky Contest

Saturday’s entries for Fair Ground’s 12-race program have been drawn. Those 12 races comprise the first contest in the annual $30,000 Road to Kentucky Handicapping Contest series at Canterbury.  First post Saturday (and contest entry deadline) is 12:30 p.m.  Each week there is $1,350 in prize … [Read More...]

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The Road to Kentucky 2015 – Preview

“You rarely win, but sometimes you do” – Harper Lee:  Author of To Kill a Mockingbird   The annual Road to Kentucky Handicapping Contest starts on Saturday, January 17.  This year the contest has been expanded by two weeks, so it will be 16 weeks of contest action culminating with … [Read More...]

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Qs, Snocross, Moncrief (not Sidney) and more

2015 Quarter Horse Stakes Schedule Canterbury Park officials released the 2015 Quarter Horse stakes race schedule this week, highlighted by the 28th running of the Mystic Lake Northlands Futurity July 5. Total purse money for the 13 stakes races is estimated to surpass $500,000, making it … [Read More...]

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Handicapper of the Year and more

Bruce Meyer 2014 Canterbury Park Handicapper of the Year Bruce Meyer won the Canterbury Park Handicapper of the Year title for the third time in four years. Points were awarded throughout the year based on finish position in various handicapping contests.  Meyer finished with 24 points, 14 … [Read More...]

Happy Holidays from Canterbury Park

Happy Holidays!

  Simulcast Schedule for the coming week. A reminder that there will be no simulcast racing and wagering Dec. 24 or 25. Simulcasting is offered Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 22 and 23, and then returns Friday, Dec. 26, which is opening day at Santa Anita (and Hialeah).  Friday’s Daily … [Read More...]

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HPWS Satellite Contest Saturday – Vegas Anyone?

Horse Player World Series Satellite Qualify for the Horse Player World Series this Saturday at Canterbury in a $100 entry-fee satellite contest. Contestants make 10 mythical $2 win/place wagers in 10 races of choice until approximately 5:30 pm. Rules and a list of contest-eligible races are … [Read More...]

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