The horses had departed the paddock for the racetrack on a recent afternoon when another one seemed to appear out of nowhere, circling the oval at the hand of an assistant trainer, on his toes one minute, then back at a gentle walk whenever his handler shook the lead rope.
The horse in … [Read More...]
Thinking about game plan development and the importance of following that plan reminded me of a scene from the TV show Seinfeld where Jerry asks a car rental clerk about his reservation. It didn’t go well:
Jerry: I don’t understand, I made a reservation. Do you have my … [Read More...]
Sunday, June 29, 2014 marked the inaugural Leg Up Fund event at Canterbury Park. The Leg Up Fund is designed to assist injured jockeys that ride at Canterbury Park.
All proceeds raised during the inaugural event benefitted long-time Canterbury Park rider Anne Von Rosen who was paralyzed in … [Read More...]
Trainer Stacy Charette-Hill won the two richest quarter horse races of the season for the second consecutive year Sunday at Canterbury Park. Send Me This Wagon won the $52,775 Canterbury Park Quarter Horse Derby by a length and Defiant Red Rooster won the $122,375 Mystic Lake Northlands … [Read More...]
When Burning Fuhry won the eighth race Saturday at odds of 75.5 to 1 a record was set for the largest win payout at Canterbury Park or Canterbury Downs. Burning Fuhry returned $153.00 for a $2.00 win wager. The previous high payout was $152.40 set by Money Trap on June 21, 1990 at the … [Read More...]
Diamonds Edge won the $21,400 Great Lakes Stakes by one length Saturday at Canterbury Park. Nik Goodwin rode the winner for owner Hipolito Bueno of Niles, Ill. and trainer Rafael Flores. Final time for the 440 yards was 22.138 seconds over a fast track. Diamonds Edge paid $27.00 to win. City … [Read More...]
Minnesotans celebrated the Fourth of July in a variety of ways _ picnics, barbecues, fishing, boating, a leisure day at the lake or in the backyard.
A crowd of 10,245 chose Canterbury Park and it’s free hot dogs, a wiener dog warm-up race and two time-honored stakes races, … [Read More...]
A mare with a name right out of a 50s sitcom won the Princess Elaine Stakes Thursday.
A gelding once given the kind of respect reserved for Rodney Dangerfield won the Blair’s Cove Stakes.
Trainer Mac Robertson saddled a Princess Elaine winner for the third time. … [Read More...]
“Everyone has a game plan until they get punched in the mouth”– Mike Tyson
Last week I introduced the concept of playing the horses with a “long run” mentality. In theory, this mentality will increase our chances for bankroll success as we navigate the ups and downs of this sometimes … [Read More...]