Dubai World Cup Saturday plus R2K at Turfway Park

Yes, Arrogate is all the buzz in Saturday’s Dubai World Cup and deservedly so, but there is plenty of action from the desert and it all begins at 6:45 a.m. with the big one rounding out the card at 11:45, just a few minutes before the start of the weekly Road to Kentucky Handicapping Contest which this week features Turfway … [Read More...]

Recent News from Canterbury Park

The Rebel Stakes this Saturday

The Road to Kentucky Handicapping Contest this Saturday focuses on the races from Oaklawn Park with the Kentucky Derby prep being The Rebel Stakes. Last week’s contest did not offer many surprises. The Tampa Bay Derby went to the favorite Tapwrit and the San Felipe at Santa Anita also was … [Read More...]

Poker U – Learn to Play Poker

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Canterbury Park Stall Applications Due March 13

Horsemen interested in racing at Canterbury Park are reminded that stall applications for the 2017 race meet are due in less than one week, March 13 to be precise. The 67-day meet begins Friday, May 5 with the stable area opening for training mid-April. Canterbury racing officials have … [Read More...]

R2K Features Tampa Bay Downs Saturday

This week the Road to Kentucky Handicapping Contest features the races from Tampa Bay Downs including the Tampa Bay Derby, which for contest purposes is a double-point race. Additionally, the San Felipe from Santa Anita will be used in the contest, also for double points. Post time at Tampa is … [Read More...]

Kight Soars in Spring Tune-Up Super Satellites

For those that play handicapping tournaments and contests in the Canterbury Park Racebook, the name Pamela Kight would not be unfamiliar.  Her name often shows up as a qualifier in the weekly $10 super satellite contests.  The Spring Tune-Up Super Satellite series began Feb. 23 and Kight … [Read More...]

Gulfstream Park featured in Saturday’s R2K Contest

Gulfstream Park will offer eight graded stakes races on Saturday’s card including the Fountain of Youth, an annual Kentucky Derby prep race. Canterbury’s free-to-enter contest, the $25,000 Road to Kentucky, will feature the entire Gulfstream card with the Fountain of Youth being a double-point … [Read More...]

Frost Wins HPWS Satellite; World Famous Sam T wires Grasmick

Kelly Frost of Maple Grove won Saturday’s Horse Player World Series Satellite Contest and will be headed to The Orleans Hotel Casino at the end of March to compete in the $1 million Horse Player World Series. Mike Ferrozzo of Eagan was second in the satellite and also earned a trip to Vegas. … [Read More...]

Town Hall Meeting with Minnesota Racing Commission March 2

The Minnesota Racing Commission has scheduled an open forum town hall meeting for Thursday, March 2 from 10 – 11:30 a.m. at Running Aces Casino and Racetrack.  All horse racing participants are invited to attend. Discussion topics include legislative developments, the economic impact study … [Read More...]

R2K Cap Horse Wins El Camino Real

Those players that assumed Golden Gate Field’s nine-race El Camino Real card, the featured track in the weekly Road to Kentucky Contest last Saturday, was going to be a predictable chalk-fest were mistaken. Four of the races produced scores of more than 475 points including the feature race … [Read More...]

Spring Tune-Up Super Satellites Begin Thursday

The Horse Player World Series Super Satellites concluded Saturday. Winners of those events qualified for the final this Saturday, Feb. 25, the Horse Player World Series Satellite.  Players can buy into this event for $100 and compete for a trip to Las Vegas at the end of March to play in the … [Read More...]

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