Horse Player World Series Super Satellite Handicapping Contests

$10 entry fee Super Satellites begin this Thursday for the Dec. 17 Horse Player World Series Satellite.  The winners of the Dec. 17 event will go to Las Vegas in late March to play in the annual Orleans Hotel and Casino Horse Player World Series. If you have never experienced a national handicapping contest these $10 … [Read More...]

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Win a Breeders’ Cup Bankroll; Overlay Ahead

You have one final chance this Saturday to win a Breeders’ Cup Bankroll in the free-to-enter Countdown To The Cup Handicapping Contest. The contest track is Keeneland and the process is simple. Make a selection in each Keeneland race and submit your entry before first post.  You earn points … [Read More...]

Turf Paradise Season Begins; Keeneland Continues

Turf Paradise begins it 130-day race meet on Saturday. Expect to find many horses from the Canterbury meet running in Phoenix. Robertino Diodoro will have a strong presence again this season and usually wraps up the training title by the end of October.  Others that summered in Shakopee include … [Read More...]

Columbus Day Racing Monday

Belmont, Santa Anita, Gulfstream Park West and Woodbine will host Columbus Day racing programs. Watch and wager in the Canterbury Racebook along with the usual Monday fare listed below. Best kept secret:  free popcorn on Monday at the Homestretch Cafe. For more info visit … [Read More...]


Big Weekend Ahead; Don’t Fall Asleep On Hawthorne

While the eyes of many handicappers will be gazing at Keeneland and Belmont this weekend, as the former offers two graded stakes Friday and another seven Saturday and Belmont matches stride with four Grade I events Saturday, Hawthorne Race Course will hold the opening day of its fall meet on … [Read More...]


Keeneland Opens Friday

The fall meet at Keeneland begins Friday, Oct. 7 and continues through Oct. 29. This premier race meet is loaded with stakes races having Breeders’ Cup implications.   The Breeders’ Cup of course will be held at Santa Anita Nov. 4 – 5. Canterbury will simulcast Keeneland each day. Here is the … [Read More...]


Bet the Arc de Triomphe Sunday at Canterbury

The Arc de Triomphe, one of the most prestigious events on the racing calendar, is Sunday. Canterbury Park will offer simulcast wagering on the Arc card from Chantilly, with a bright and early first post of 7:10 a.m. The Arc itself is slated for 9 a.m.     … [Read More...]


Countdown to the Cup

The four-week Countdown to the Cup Handicapping Contest begins Saturday.  Cash prizes in the form of Breeders’ Cup betting bankrolls are awarded to the top five players each week as well as to the five that accumulate the most points over the course of the contest. Players in this … [Read More...]

Hugo Sanchez won the Paul Bunyan Stakes in 2015

Injured Jockey Hugo Sanchez visited Canterbury on Closing Weekend

Jockey Hugo Sanchez was inured in a riding mishap early in the 2016 Canterbury Park race meet. Although he returned home to Miami to rehab, he was back in Shakopee last week for a visit.   … [Read More...]

Dean Butler with track announcer Paul Allen


BY JIM WELLS There were trailers backed up to certain stables on the backside at Canterbury Park Saturday morning, some of them awaiting their equine passengers, others simply being loaded with a variety of tack needed by a particular trainer for the next destination. Throughout the last … [Read More...]


Canterbury with Megan: Favorite Memories

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