Long shots prevailed Sunday in Canterbury Park’s richest quarter horse races of the season when 11 to 1 Fortune in a Wagon and 24 to 1 Feature a Runaway finished in a dead heat in the $50,000 Canterbury Park Quarter Horse Derby, and 23 to 1 Eagles Span won the $141,100 Mystic Lake Northlands … [Read More...]
The mission of the Minnesota Quarter Horse Racing Association is to promote, preserve and enhance the Quarter Horse racing industry in the state of Minnesota. The MQHRA strives to provide beneficial services and representation locally and nationally, and encourage membership growth and … [Read More...]
BY JIM WELLS
One of the most colorful times on the racing calendar takes place annually with the running of the stakes for the state’s best horses, events that typically fill up the paddock with women festooned in big hats and colorful dresses and men in the latest summer suits from Brooks … [Read More...]
BY JIM WELLS
Ah…..the records keeping falling at Canterbury Park, where what is true one minute is ancient history the next.
Attendance records, wagering records, all-time returns _ all within the span of two race cards, Thursday’s and Friday’s.
There was a Canterbury Park … [Read More...]
Canterbury Park’s Thursday night race card produced a record payout of $161 for a $2 win wager and a handle record for a non-Claiming Crown racing program when more than $1.26 million was wagered on the 10 races.
Congregation won the fourth race at odds of 79.5 to 1 resulting in the $161 … [Read More...]
By Kristin Bechthold
Trainer Tony Rengstorf currently trains 20 horses at Canterbury Park. Rengstorf also trains at Remington Park in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Originally from Minnesota, he now owns a house in Hot Springs, Arkansas in addition to his … [Read More...]
“Life in the fast lane” – The Eagles
Quarter horses have always been a big part of the local racing product. Hall of Fame runner Cash Caravan thundered down the Canterbury stretch in the late 1980’s, and more recently Trevor’s Easy Tipper and Seis it Fast earned Horse of the Year … [Read More...]
BY JIM WELLS
He is a nature lover, a body surfer, a connoisseur of fine wine, a man who doesn't own a car, a world traveler with an appreciation for the histories of the nations he visits. He can also live on a few bucks a day because he is a person who will commune with the disenfranchised … [Read More...]
Buy a win picture from a Canterbury Park Hall of Fame breeder/owners's extensive collection, or maybe take on a wrestler from the professional circuit and demonstrate that he's all wet in the dunk tank.
Maybe you need a stone jockey statue for the doorway to the barn or next to the front … [Read More...]