Canterbury w/ Kara: A Peek Inside the Jockeys’ Room

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Clever Trevor

ST. PAUL DERBY WINNER CLEVER TREVOR DIES

BY JIM WELLS The news arrived as if it had been delivered by carrier pigeon, from a window sill in the past to a ledge in the present, connecting a part of Canterbury history to the summer of 2016. A message winging its way across time: Clever Trevor is dead. The name stirred up … [Read More...]

Chick In Eagle

Olmstead Qualifies Six for NCQHRA Futurity

Trainer Jason Olmstead qualified six 2-year-olds for the Aug. 7 NCQHRA Futurity, including the fastest qualifier Chick In Eagle. Five trial races were held Sunday with 43 quarter horses attempting to be among the 10 fastest and advance to the final which will offer a $54,400 purse, the … [Read More...]

CATCH THIS TRAIN - 07-23-16 - R01 - CBY - Inside Finish

ON A DARK, STORMY AFTERNOON, THE HORSES RAN (special summer days still ahead)

BY JIM WELLS It was a dark and stormy day and a fellow felt conspicuous by his presence on any level of the grandstand Saturday. As the saying goes, you could have thrown a horseshoe in any direction and not inflicted harm. At mid morning, the skies opened in Shakopee and delivered what … [Read More...]

HUCKLEBERRY MOJITO_Canterbury Park Quarter Horse Derby_07-07-12_CBY_Finish Under Rail

Two of Canterbury’s Best Continue to Win

Sunday there will be five quarter horse trial races for the big-money NCQHRA Futurity on Aug. 7. All of the meet’s top trainers will be represented in those trials as 46 two-year-olds compete for 10 spots in the rich 350 yard final. Quarter horse trainer Ed Ross Hardy surpassed the $3 … [Read More...]

Canterbury Park

Canterbury Park First Half All-Stars

by The Oracle We have reached the halfway point of the 2016 Canterbury Park live racing season.  It’s a better bet for the players this year with the lowest blended takeout rates in the country, and players who had previously not played Canterbury Park are taking a look this year.  Here is a … [Read More...]

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HORSES HATE HEAT, HUMIDITY

BY JIM WELLS Everywhere you looked on Thursday there were warning signs _ on the television weather channels, the overhead monitors on Minnesota's highways, the weather pages of local newspapers. Warning signs indicating dangerous heat indexes exceeding 110, suffocating humidity and … [Read More...]

Canterbury Park Cancels Racing Thursday, July 21 Due To Heat

Due to extreme temperatures and a heat index exceeding 110 degrees forecast for tomorrow evening for the Twin Cities, Canterbury Park officials announced today that live racing will be canceled for Thursday, July 21. “Forecasts call for a dangerously high heat index of more than 110 degrees. … [Read More...]

Hopsngrapes Racing LLC

Racehorse owners Hopsngrapes Racing LLC

By Megan Johnson Hopsngrapes Racing, a local ownership partnership, became interested in racing after they attended Canterbury College. The individuals started their ownership in a larger group but decided they wanted to be even more involved so they started a partnership group three years … [Read More...]

SAM SCORED A GOAL - 2%2C000th Career Win for Jockey Orlando Mojica!!! - 07-10-16 - R10 - CBY - Winner's Circle (1)

Orlando Mojica rides on

  Orlando Mojica arrived at Canterbury a few weeks into the meet and immediately made an impact. Last week he won his 2,000th career race.   … [Read More...]

Kari Craddock

Kari Craddock: Back at Canterbury after 20 Years

After 20 years, trainer Kari Craddock decided to return to Canterbury for another summer meet. Kari started training in 1985 and has been actively involved in the sport. She currently has 24 horses at Canterbury and will be taking them to Remington in August, but she will be back for another … [Read More...]

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