Sooner Country Babe won the $26,759 Canterbury Distaff Bonus Challenge by a head over Cute Ivory Girl Sunday at Canterbury Park. Jockey Jorge Torres was aboard the 4-year-old quarter horse filly for owner David F. Rath of Renfrew, Pa. and trainer Stacy Charette-Hill. Sooner Country Babe, the … [Read More...]
Racing is connected in ways you will not find in other sports, involving families, immediate and extended; acquaintances that become friends over a lifetime, business relationships that extend from one racetrack to another, from one race meet to the next.
Trainers and owners, … [Read More...]
Stormy Smith reflected on the question, searching his memory as if he were rewinding an old tape recorder, trying to locate some recorded facts.
The 36-year-old rider is leading the quarter horse jockey standings, not entirely a new event to him. After all he has been the leading rider at … [Read More...]
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...]