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January 6

2016 Thoroughbred Stakes Announced





December 16

Robert Junk named Racing Secretary

August 31

Canterbury Park Hall of Fame adds Four Members

August 29

Nun the Less wins $200,000 Mystic Lake Derby

August 21

41 Nominated for $200,000 Mystic Lake Derby

August 8

Hold for More wins Minnesota Derby; Sioux Appeal takes MN Oaks

July 11

Jockey Corey Lanerie wins Lady Canterbury & Mystic Lake Mile

July 5

Mystic Lake Northlands Futurity & Canterbury Park Quarter Horse Derby recaps

July 4

Frances Genter and Victor Myers Stakes recaps

July 2

A Night of Records

 June 21 Pricelesscommodity wins Dark Star Cup; America Mon Amie wins Northbound Pride
June 7

Panther Prize Me wins Gopher State Derby

June 6

Brooks Fields and HBPA Distaff Recap

May 25

El Seventyseven wins Honor The Hero Stakes

May 16

Polar Plunge victorious in Lady Slipper Stakes

May 15

Bourbon County Wins 10,000 Lakes Stakes

Jan 5

2015 Quarter Horse Stakes Schedule





Dec 17 2015 Thoroughbred Stakes Schedule
Nov 20 Request for 70-day 2015 race meet approved by MRC
Oct 23 Canterbury requests 70-day race meet in 2015
Sept 13 Long On Value wins Mystic Lake Derby
Sept 10 Twelve entered in $200,000 Mystic Lake Derby
Sept 5 Mystic Lake Derby attracts 28 nominations
Aug 31 Coconino Slim wins third consecutive MN Classic Champiosnhip; Festival of Champions Recap
Aug 9 Sky and Sea wins MN Oaks; Speed Is Life wins MN Derby
Aug 3 Coronas Concierge wins NCQHRA Futurity
July 27 Sooner Country Babe wins Distaff Bonus Challenge
July 19 18,915 Watch Kool Wagon Win Dash In A Flash Stakes
July 12 Awesome Flower wins Lady Canterbury; Az Ridge wins Mystic Lake Mile
July 6 Charette-Hill wins Northlands and Quarter Horse Derby
July 5 Record win payout of $153.00 when Burning Fuhry wins at 75.5 to 1 odds
July 5 Diamonds Edge wins $21,400 Great Lakes Stakes
July 4 Sky and Sea wins Genter Stakes; Speed Is Life takes Myers
July 3 Dear Fay wins Princess Elaine Stakes; Ragged Edge wins Blair's Cove
June 15 Dark Star Cup and Northbound Pride Oaks recap
June 8 Dirt Road Queen Takes Highway to Victory
June 7 Brooks Fields Stakes and HBPA Distaff Stakes recaps
May 26 Tell All You Know wins $75,000 Honor the Hero Stakes
May 17 Gypsy Melody victorious in Lady Slipper Stakes
May 16 Speakfromyourheart wins 10,000 Lakes Stakes
May 14 Live Racing Begins Friday
May 10 Craft Beer Flows at Canterbury Park
May 7 Canterbury Park's 20th live racing season begins May 16
April 29 Canterbury Park announces plan to build $2.5 million event and expo center
February 12 Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe and Canterbury Park Sign Simulcast Management Agreement
January 9 Mystic Lake Northlands Futurity set for July 6; Richest QH stakes schedule in Canterbury history


 2013 press releases

December 19 Canterbury Park 2014 Stakes Schedule
November 18 Canterbury's 2014 Race Dates Approved by MRC
October 4 Lyle Berman first inductee to MN Poker Hall of Fame
September 14 Canterbury Park Concludes 2013 Meet With Gains
September 9 Halstrom returns to Canterbury as VP of Racing
September 1 Minnesota Festival of Champions recap
August 26 Indian Horse Relay Comes to Canterbury Park Sept. 12-14
August 17 Stakes Recap for Fillies Race For Hope
August 8 Thursday Import Handle Record Set
August 4 Seis the Royal Cash wins NCQHRA Futurity
August 3 Dorsett wins $200,000 Mystic Lake Derby
July 30 Minnesota Poker Hall of Fame Established at Canterbury Park
July 27 Western Fun wins Bob Morehouse Stakes
July 21 MTA Stallion Auction Stakes Results
July 20 Record crowd witness Extreme Race Day and Dash in a Flash
July 13 Lady Canterbury and Mystic Lake Mile Results
July 11 Lady Canterbury and Mystic Lake Mile attract full fields
July 5 Eyesa Wagon Maker wins Mystic Lake Northlands Futurity
July 4 Badge of Glory wins $50,000 Frances Genter Stakes
July 3 Canchari wins two $50,000 Stakes
June 23 Tcf Captain Call wins $39,000 Minnesota Stallion Breeders' Futurity
June 16 Hammers Terror wins $50,000 Brooks Fields Stakes
June 12 Mystic Lake Northlands Futurity Trials set for Saturday
June 8 Signsealndeliver wins $50,000 Dark Star Cup
June 5 $50,000 Dark Star Cup draws field of 10 Saturday
May 27 Bet Seattle wins $50,000 Honor the Hero Stakes
May 18 Heliskier wins 10,000 Lakes Stakes, remains undefeated
May 17 Polar Plunge Wins Lady Slipper Stakes
May 8 Canterbury Park Racing Season Begins May 17
March 20 Barns to open early as demand rises
February 1 Mystic Lake Northlands Futurity Purse $100,000
January 30 Canterbury and Prairie Meadows to host extended racing opportunites for statebreds in 2013
January 18
Canterbury hires Javier Barajas as track superintendent



2012 press releases


November 15 Canterbury's 2013 Stakes Schedule: Larger Purses, New Races
November 15 Canterbury's 2013 Race Dates Approved By MRC
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August 12
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August 1
July 28
July 26
July 25 Inaugural Mystic Lake Derby draws field of eight 
July 21 Heliskier much the best in MTA Stallion Auction; Keewatin Ice wins
July 21 Wild Jacob wins John Bullit Stakes
July 21 Red Hot Zoomer wins Dash In A Flash Stakes
July 20 Mystic Lake Derby attracts 32 nominations
July 18 Extreme Race Day features camels and ostriches
July 17 Fillies Race For Hope, Aug 4, to benefit local non-profits
July 7 Huckleberry Mojito sets track record in Canterbury Quarter Horse Derby; Soonerette wins Northbound Pride
July 6 Canterbury will now celebrate Independence Day on Saturday, July 7
July 5 Midnight Sunlight wins $59,800 Northlands Futurity
July 3 Canterbury Park cancels July 4 racing due to heat
July 3 Tubby Time wins Blair's Cove again; Rare Sunset wires HBPA Mile
July 3 Hollywood Trickster wins Great Lakes Stakes
June 24 Hada Certain Charm wins MN Stallion Breeders' Futurity
June 23 Heliskier triumphant in Myers Stakes; Happy Hour Honey wins Genter
June 22 Saturday's Genter and Myers Stakes Feature Best MN bred 3-Year-Olds
June 17 Shot of Gold and Brooks Fields Stakes recap
June 15 $150,000 Mystic Lake Derby to be run July 28
June 9 Painted Lies wins MN Stallion Breeders'/ North Central Derby
June 4

Canterbury Park, Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community Sign Ten-Year Cooperative Marketing Agreement

May 28 Santo Gato wins Honor the Hero; Hollywood Trickster takes Zimmerman
May 19 Hidden Gold wins Lady Slipper; Bet Your Boots wins 10,000 Lakes
May 14 Canterbury reduces takeout on Pick 3 and Pick 4 wagers
May 4 Gov. Dayton signs Purse Enchancement Bill
February 16 $3,500 Claiming Series Added; Condition Books Available
February 1 Canterbury Park Announces 2012 Thoroughbred Stakes Schedule



2011 Press Releases


November 17 2012 Race Meet Approved by Minnesota Racing Commission
September 11 2011 Meet Ends With Optimism
September 7 2011 live race meet comes to a close this week
September 4 Festival of Champions draws record crowd; Robertson and Bell win three races
September 1 MN Festival of Champions this Sunday
August 27 A Favorite and a Longshot in the Laddie and Lassie
August 21 Just Jebicah wins HBPA Sprint; Meter Me a Lady wins Norhtern Plains Futurity
August 20 Avenue Sister wins Minnesota HBPA Mile
August 14 Wild Jacob wins John Bullit Stakes; Hogy wins Barenscheer Stakes
August 13 Black Tie Benny wins Minnesota Derby; Bert'slittlesister wins Minnesota Oaks
August 10 Minnesota Derby & Oaks this Saturday
August 6 Paint Or More wind NCQHRA Futurity
August 4 Extreme Race Day set for Aug. 6
July 31 A She's Adorable wins Lady Canterbury
July 29 Fall Poker Classic dates announced: Oct. 1 - 15
July 28 Fillies Race for Hope Sunday, July 31
July 27 Promotional Events Rescheduled; Race Days Added
July 24 Jess A Runner Sets Track Record In Great Lakes; Plus Three Other Stakes Results
July 23 Genter and Myers Stakes Results
July 22 2011 Canterbury Park Hall of Fame Inductees Announced
July 20 Canterbury to resume all operations Thursday, July 21
July 2 Judge Denies Request; Canterbury Forced To Cancel July 3 and 4 Racing
July 1 Saturday, July 2 racing cancelled due to ongoing state shutdown
July 1 Canterbury Park Temporarily Ceases Operations Due To State Shutdown
June 30 Northlands Futurity and Canterbury Park Quarter Horse Derby
June 28 Thursday, June 28 Post time changed to 6:30pm; 12-race card planned
June 26 Meter Me a Lady by disqualification in MN Stallion Breeders' Futurity
June 19 Rhone wins Northbound Pride and Brooks Fields
June 5 Pithia wins MN Stallion Breeders'/NCQH Derby
May 30 Humble Smarty Sets Track Record In Honor The Hero Express
May 29 Mr Hempens Feature wins Zimmerman
May 21 Upsets in Lady Slipper and 10,000 Lakes
May 18 Live Racing begins Friday
May 11 Canterbury 2011 Race Meet Begins Friday, May 20
February 15 2011 Condition Book Now Available
January 27 Quarter Horse Stakes Schedule Includes G3 Northlands Futurity
January 19 Canterbury Park Announces 2011 Stakes Schedule



2010 Press Releases




November 18 Canterbury Park Receives Approval For 62-Day Meet In 2011
October 15 Canterbury Park Partners With North American Poker Tour
September 8 AMA Pro Flat Track Racing Saturday
August 29 Meet Ends With Festival Day; Eiklebrry rides four winners
August 29 Ulwellings Leading Thoroughbred Owners
August 26 Canterbury's 25th Anniversary Season Concludes With Festival of Champions
August 25 Walczak Wins Dog Days Tournament
August 22 Butler and Rhone win both MTA Auction Stakes
August 8 Barenscheer and Bullit Stakes Results
August 5 Extreme Race Day August 8
July 31 Eddie Martin Jr. Wins MN Oaks and Derby; Hardy Wins NCQHRA Futurity
July 24 Claiming Crown 2010
July 21 Canterbury receives accreditation from NTRA
July 14 64 Pre-Entered For Claiming Crown
July 3 Blair's Cove, HBPA Mile, Northlands Futurity Wrap
June 30 Canterbury Adds July 18 To racing Schedule
June 26 Longshot Wins Canterbury Park Quarter Horse Derby
June 20 Bella Notte, Haraldo, and Seis It Fast win on Father's Day
June 18 Pro Motorcycle Racing Returns To Canterbury Sept. 11
June 12 Velazquez Wins First Career Race
June 5 Hype Wins Brooks Fields Stakes
May 31 Moralist Wins Honor the Hero; Moonlight Masquerade Takes NCQHRA Derby
May 30 A Sweet Gamble Wins Zimmerman Stakes
May 15 Lady Slipper, 10,000 Lakes Stakes Results
May 12 Live Racing Begins Friday
May 5 Canterbury Park's 25th Anniversary Season Begins Friday, May 14
May 3 Canterbury Festival Fields To Open In May
April 12 Canterbury Card Casino Grand Re-Opening April 14
April 11 Claiming Crown Nominations Close Friday, April 16
April 2 Canterbury Announces $100,000 Freeroll Hold'em Tournament
March 16 TVG named official television partner of 2010 Claiming Crown
March 10 Canterbury Park Job Fair March 25
January 29 Canterbury Announces 2010 Thoroughbred Stakes Schedule
January 20 Canterbury Park To Host Claiming Crown In 2010
January 7 Nat Wess Retires



2009 Press Releases


December 18 Canterbury Park To Race 62 days in 2010
December 16 Air Force National Snocross Returns To Canterbury Park
November 19 Canterbury Park To Race 62 Days In 2010
October 25 Berman Wins Fall Poker Classic Championship
August 30 Robertson wins four races on Festival Day
August 30 Hardy and Petersens win Minnesota QH Futurity and Derby
August 27 Minnesota Festival of Champions Draws Large Fields
August 26 Ferrozzo Wins Dog Days With $11k
 August 23 Favorites Win MTA Stallion Auction Laddie and Lassie
August 16 Hardy Wins NCQHRA Futurity and Morehouse/Cash Caravan
August 15 Nomorewineforeddie Wins $25,000 Kenny Schoepf Stakes
August 9 Stevens Wins 4,000th Race, Takes Barenscheer and Bullit
August 9 Wheely Fast Wins Dash In A Flash Stakes
August 9 Canterbury Awards Scholarships
August 1 Butler Wins Oaks and Derby
July 26 Quattro Wins Bayer Legend Central Derby Challenge
July 26 Record Show Price at Canterbury Park
July 26 Labriola Wins Claiming Crown Ultimate Handicappers Open
July 25 Claiming Crown Results
July 25 Eyesa High Wins Fort Dodge
July 18 Minnesota Mafia Wins Princess Elaine Stakes
July 15 72 Pre-Entered For Claiming Crown
July 11 Butler Wins Genter and Myers Stakes
July 4 Nose Victory For Stolis Kool Chick ; Sirrah Wins Northbound Pride
July 3 Robertson wins two stakes
July 3 Mr La Bubba Triumphs in Great Lakes Stakes
July 2 Baze To Ride Claiming Crown
June 28 Make Out Artist Wins Canterbury Quarter Horse Derby
June 27 Mizzcan'tbewrong Wins HBPA Mile
June 21 Lovango Runs Away With Shot of Gold Stakes
June 21 Oak Tree Boulevard Wins MN Stallion Breeders' Futurity
June 7 Whirling Cleat Wins Skip Zimmerman Stakes
June 6 Hoist Her Flag and Brooks Fields Stakes Results
June 3 First Four-Day Weekend Of Racing At Canterbury Park
May 31 Holland North wins MN Stallion Breeders' NCQHRA Derby
May 25 Moralist Wins Honor the Hero Stakes
May 25 Claiming Crown Nominations Exceed 200
May 16 Robertson and Bell Sweep Stakes
May 6 Canterbury Live Racing Begins May 15
March 26 Canterbury Park Job Fair April 9
January 29 American Quarter Horse Stakes Schedule Announced
January 14 Canterbury Park 2009 Thoroughbred Stakes Scedule Announced


2008 Press Releases  


December 18 Canterbury Park To Race 62 Days In 2009
December 17 Canterbury To Host Claiming Crown For 9th Time
October 25 Geary Wins Ultimate Handicappers Open
October 23 Mankato Man Wins $84,000 in Fall Poker Classic 
September 10 Canterbury Card Club Announces Fall Poker Classic 
September 1 Canterbury Announces Results Of 2008 Live Race Meet 
September 1 Labor Day Stakes Wrap-up 
August 31 Sociabull Wins Cash Carvan Stakes 
August 30 Bump'ndazzle Wins MTA Lassie; Hesablumin Wins Laddie 
August 27 Canterbury's Live Meet Concludes With Five-Day Weekend 
August 27 Dog Days Handicapping Tournament Results 
August 17 Mac Robertson Saddles Five Winners on Festival Day
August 14 Minnesota Festival of Champions Sunday, August 17 
August 13 Schneider Wins Twin Cities Poker Open at Canterbury Park
August 11 2008 Canterbury Employee Scholarship Winners Announced
August 9 Canterbury Park 2008 Hall of Fame Inductees
August 7 Benefit Dinner For Nick Hagadorn Memorial Fund
August 3 Call Me Mr Nibs Wins $32,950 NCQHRA Futurity
August 3 Schuman Wins Claiming Crown Ultimate Open
August 2 2008 Claiming Crown Recap
July 30 64 Horses Entered for Claiming Crown X 
June 8 Silver Fastbac Wins Grade III Skip Zimmerman Memorial 
June 7 Prospective Kiss Wins Brooks Fields as Big Brown Fails in New York 
June 7 Hardy Wins Minnesota Stallion Breeders' Quarter Horse Derby 
June 5 Canterbury Park and RED Development Announce Plans 
June 5 Canterbury Announces Special Cash Dividend 
June 1 Playin In The Park to Air on KSTC 45 
May 31 Pro Pink Wins Hoist Her Flag Stakes By A Nose 
May 26 Lookinforthesecret Scores Another Stakes Win for Sukharan 
May 25 Livingston Wins Grade III Quarter Horse Express 
May 24 First Hand Luke Wins Spring Fling 
May 22 Four-Day Weekend of Racing At Canterbury Park 
May 20 Claiming Crown Early Nominations At All-Time High 
May 17 A. J. Bakes Means Business In $50,000 Lady Slipper Stakes 
May 15 Minnesota-bred Stakes Highlight Saturday's Program 
May 3 Canterbury Shatters Attendance Record On Opening Day
April 25 Canterbury Park's 14th Season Begins on Saturday, May 3 
April 22 Canterbury Crowns Minnesota State Poker Champion
April 21 Claiming Crown Nominations Close Friday, April 25
March 20 Canterbury Park Stall Applications Due April 1 
March 7 Canterbury Park Job Fair Scheduled For March 19 
February 14 Canterbury To Host Minnesota State Poker Championship 
February 1 Claiming Crown Receives First Nomination 
January 10 Canterbury Park Releases 2008 Quarter Horse Stakes Schedule 
January 9 Claiming Crown Adds Sizzle To 2008 Stakes Schedule 



2007 Press Releases


December 11 Claiming Crown Eligibility Restrictions Changed for 2008  
December 7 Canterbury Park to Host Claiming Crown in 2008 
September 3 Canterbury Park Live Racing Wrap-up   
July 21 Jockey Paul Nolan Records Career Victory #1,000 

May 15

Canterbury Park Minnesota Fund To Grant $159,250 


2006 Press Releases



November 16 Canterbury Park Minnesota Fund 
September 4 Champion Jockey, Trainer, and Owner Crowned 
September 1

Horse of the Year Awards