Hey now, you’re an All-Star – Smash Mouth
As we round the far turn of this years’ Canterbury Park live meet, let’s take a look inside-the-numbers at what has transpired on the race track so far in 2014. The following statistics are for the thoroughbred races only.
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Jockey Dean Butler waited patiently on Appeal to the King, sitting just off the early pacesetter I Forgot It’s Name, before attacking at the top of the stretch and drawing off to win by 9 1/4 lengths in the $55,000 MTA Stallion Auction Stakes Sunday at Canterbury Park. The 3-year-old … [Read More...]
Here’s some advice for our draught-stricken brethren in California: Throw a big event. You’ll get all the water you can stand.
Hey, it works in Minnesota….at Canterbury Park.
There was the distinct possibility, with the gray skies turning darker by the moment, that … [Read More...]
Canterbury Park will send out exotic animals and accompanying jockeys for Saturday's annual Extreme Day, an occasion when caution and civility are thrown to the wind and some people are caught downwind from the camels, zebras and ostriches. It is an occasion of fun and games along with the … [Read More...]
Canterbury Park’s Extreme Race Day, now in its eighth year, will be held Saturday, July 19. Exhibition races with camels, ostriches, and zebras have become the main draw on Extreme Day, last year’s attendance was a record 20,291, but this season the program will include the return of ‘The … [Read More...]
“The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions for hope”. – John Buchan, Author
The horse was circled in your Racing Form. He had two stars next to his name with a bold YES written next to it. The YES was written in red … [Read More...]
At one point Saturday track veterans were decrying the weather and the untimely arrival of heavy rain that significantly reduced attendance and all but destroyed the two feature races.
Yet there was still the anticipation of seeing Broadway Empire, who ran sixth against some of the top … [Read More...]