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 HERE.  For each 20 entrants, … [Read More...]

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Louisiana Champions Day Saturday

Louisiana Champions Day at Fair Grounds Saturday is Louisiana Champions Day at Fair Grounds. First post for this event is noon. Wind Chill Factor, bred by Cam Casby, is entered in the $100,000 Lassie, race 8,  and has the outside post in the 12-filly sprint. The 2-year-old daughter of … [Read More...]


Give the Gift of Hay —- MN Hay Bank

Minnesota horse rescues serve at ground zero every day, helping horses who have no where else to go. Our horse rescues incur significant costs to rehabilitate rescue horses, who often suffer from numerous ailments, infestations and other health issues as a result of neglect, abandonment or … [Read More...]

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$1 million Claiming Crown Saturday at Gulfstream

Entries were taken Wednesday for the eight Claiming Crown races and handicappers should be salivating over the opening-day Gulfstream card.  The fields are full for the 16th renewal of an event whose roots reach back to Canterbury Park in 1999 where it all began. “I think the Claiming Crown … [Read More...]

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 … [Read More...]

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 www.turfparadise.com 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...]

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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...]

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