News & Notes plus Northlands Futurity trials results

Olivias Jett with Marcus Swiontek up.

Six trials for the $167,600 Mystic Lake Northlands Futurity were conducted Sunday. The 10 fastest qualifiers for the richest quarter horse race in the history of Canterbury Park or Downs are below. The final will be run Sunday, July 2. Marcus Swiontek rode the quickest of the 10, Olivias Jett.

Nik Goodwin rode the winners of trials 4 and 5. He now has four quarter horse wins this season and is two wins from tying Ry Eikleberry, the all-time Q win leader at Canterbury, who has 107. Last season Goodwin became the all-time leader in purse earnings and currently has amassed $1.1 million in purses for his connections. Goodwin is also two thoroughbred wins away from reaching 1,000 career victories.

Lady Canterbury Stakes and Mystic Lake Mile next Sunday

Nominations for two $100,000 stakes races, the Lady Canterbury and the Mystic Lake Mile, closed over the weekend. Both races will be run on Father’s Day.

Racing continues Thursday with a 6:30 p.m. first post.

 

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