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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...]

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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...]

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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...]

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RIDING TITLE COMES DOWN TO FINAL RACE

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...]

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Canterbury with Megan: Favorite Memories

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Majestic Pride Wins $41,600 John Bullit Overnight Stakes

Majestic Pride, the 4 to 5 favorite, held off a late charge from Fear the Cowboy to win the $41,600 John Bullit Overnight Stakes Friday evening at Canterbury Park. The 4-year-old colt, owned by Hugh Robertson, Jeff Ryan, and Gary Chanen, was ridden by jockey Dean Butler and is trained by Mac … [Read More...]

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Chasing the Dream: An NHC Odyssey Part 8

Throughout this live racing season CanterburyLive has followed local handicappers as they try to qualify for the $2 million National Handicapping Championship.  It all culminated last weekend with Canterbury’s biggest tournaments. Dave Handeland and Bruce Meyer both won their way into the … [Read More...]

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Q and A with jockey Israel Hernandez

Israel Hernandez, a multiple stakes winning jockey, has ridden at Canterbury four consecutive years. Originally from Guerrero, Mexico, Israel started riding professionally in the United States in 2012. He ends Canterbury's meet with more than 2,000 career starts, more than $486,238 in purses … [Read More...]

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Bob Lindgren: Racehorse Owner

Bob Lindgren, a stakes winning owner from Prior Lake, started owning racehorses when he claimed his first horse on June 13, 1984 after visiting  different racetracks over the years. In 2007 he stopped claiming horses and started breeding his horses. Bob currently has two horses in … [Read More...]

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ONLY THREE RACE DAYS REMAIN FOR 2016

BY JIM WELLS Alex Canchari brought in a horse named Daydreaming Diva in Saturday’s first race, in and of itself not a terribly significant event unless of course you are counting wins in the jockey, owner or trainer standings __ or maybe even days remaining to the racing season. For … [Read More...]

Chasing the Dream: An NHC Odyssey Part 8

The Ultimate NHC Qualifier did not play out well for Meyer and Handeland. Here is a recap. … [Read More...]

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