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Canterbury Has Make-Up Day Due To Heat Wave

For horse racing fans, Saturday is business as usual at Canterbury Park. The 12 race program begins at 1:30 p.m. and includes two stakes races.

07/06/2012

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Canterbury Park Cancels Fourth Of July Racing, Events

Extreme temperatures and intense heat have forced all live racing and Fourth of July festivities to be canceled at Canterbury Park.

07/03/2012

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Canterbury-Mystic Lake Deal Approved; Not Everyone Happy

The historic deal between Minnesota’s largest Indian casino and the largest horse racing track is taking a lot of heat.

06/13/2012

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Dark Star Memorialized At Canterbury

A fitting tribute was held Saturday for a long-time local sports personality with a passion for horse racing. Friends and fans remembered the life of Dark Star, a long-time WCCO Radio personality, former host of a TV show called “Canterbury Report”, and a Vietnam War veteran.

06/09/2012

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Canterbury Remembers Dark Star

Dark Star is being remembered by his friends at Canterbury Park in Shakopee.

06/02/2012

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Dayton OKs Poker, Horse Race Gambling Expansion

Poker players will be able to find more seats and place bigger bets in horse track card rooms and Minnesota Indian tribes will get permission to simulcast live racing.

05/04/2012

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Bill Enhancing Racetrack Betting Advances

A bill enhancing gambling at tribal casinos and privately owned horse racing tracks in Minnesota has sprung up and steamed ahead in the final days of the Minnesota Legislature’s session.

04/28/2012

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New Racino Bill Could Raise Funds For Stadium, Schools

The idea of a Racino is getting some extra momentum from the Republican leaders in the Minnesota Senate.

02/02/2012

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Minnesotans Loving Rare Stretch Of Warm Weather

The temperatures outside have many of us checking the calendar after we broke records across Minnesota on Thursday. The Twin Cities hit 45 degrees, but it was even warmer out west.

01/05/2012

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Racino Supporters Make Plans To Sweeten Deal

Supporters of racino, a racetrack and casino combo, announced plans to increase the prize money for the races by nearly $26 million.

11/18/2011

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Racino Could Be Best Option To Pay For Stadium

A report released Wednesday said slot machines located at Minnesota’s two horse racing tracks would generate enough annual revenue to build the Vikings stadium with plenty left over for education.

11/09/2011

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Afton State Park, Canterbury Back Open After Shutdown

As the state works to slowly but surely get back to business after a three-week government shutdown, state parks — and Canterbury Park — are on their way to pre-shutdown operations.

07/21/2011

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Canterbury Park To Reopen Thursday

With the Minnesota government shutdown over, Canterbury Park in Shakopee plans to reopen Thursday morning.

07/20/2011

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Sighs Of Relief From Businesses Affected By Shutdown

The budget compromise reached Thursday means 22,000 state workers will have a paycheck again, lottery tickets will soon be printed, horse jockeys will be busy and beer will be on the shelves.

07/14/2011

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Judge Denies Canterbury Park, Harness Racing Appeal

A judge has denied the state’s two horse racing tracks’ appeal to stay open during the Minnesota Government shutdown.

07/14/2011

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