Tag: Canterbury Park

Minnesota's Canterbury Park takes center stage Wednesday with its Northern Stars Racing Festival. Training stars such as Eclipse Award-winning trainer Brad Cox and jockey Florent Geroux will be at Canterbury. (Image: Canterbury Park)

Racing Stars Align at Canterbury Park’s Northern Stars Racing Festival

Track officials call Wednesday’s six-stakes card at Canterbury Park the Northern Stars Racing Festival. It’s a rather apt name, given the stars coming out to the suburban Minneapolis track. There’s Eclipse Award-winning trainer Brad Cox. Enough said there. There are also his fellow trainers, Mike Maker, who is currently sixth […]

At 10%, Canterbury Park offers the lowest Pick 6 takeout of any North American track. Both the Minnesota track and NYRA's Belmont Park return to a traditional Pick 6 for their upcoming meets. (Image: Canterbury Park)

NYRA, Canterbury Get Traditional With Their Pick 6 Wagers

The New York Racing Association revamped its Pick 6 wager for Belmont Park’s upcoming Spring/Summer Meet, returning to their traditional format. When Belmont Park’s Spring/Summer Meet begins on April 22, horseplayers will ride back to the future with a $1 Pick 6 featuring a 15% takeout. That takeout comes on […]

Lone Star Park opened for racing May 22, but opens for fans this Sunday. It joins Minnesota's Canterbury Park in allowing spectators inside its racetracks. (Image: Brad Loper/Special to Fort Worth Star-Telegram)

Lone Star, Canterbury Break From Pack and Open Gates to Racing Fans

Breaking from a different gate than its larger racetrack brethren in this COVID-19 era, Lone Star Park will open its gates to fans beginning Sunday. The gates remain open through Aug. 11, the tentative end of the Texas racetrack’s summer meet. Beating Lone Star by four days in allowing fans […]

Until fans are allowed back inside, Minnesota horse racing fans can't watch Canterbury Park races. They can't bet on them via remote apps, either. (Image: Explore Minnesota)

Minnesota Race Fans Can’t Attend, Can’t Bet on State Races

Minnesota horse racing fans find themselves in the strange place of not being able to bet on races at state tracks after a bill provision allowing advance deposit wagering (ADW) for in-state races failed in the state legislature. The amendment allowing in-state ADW came out of a bill just as […]