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After Decade Slump, Horse Breeding & Racing On The Rise

It’s a big night for racing in the Twin Cities, as the horses at Canterbury park are ready for the start of the racing season. It’s not just the jockeys and trainers who have something to be excited about.

05/17/2013

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Snowmobiles Replacing Horses At Canterbury Downs

The track at Canterbury Park is usually reserved for horses, but blanket it in snow and it becomes the perfect venue for horsepower.

01/03/2013

Slot Machines, Gambling, Generic

Canterbury, Indian Tribe In No-Racino Agreement

The Canterbury Park horse race track has agreed to drop its long pursuit of slot machines in exchange for the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community paying the track $75 million to fatten its purses over 10 years, according to a deal announced Monday that protects the tribe’s lucrative nearby casinos.

06/04/2012

Jockey Injured When Horse Falls

A Canterbury Park spokesman says a jockey is in critical condition  but is expected to recover after his horse broke its leg and tumbled during a race.

07/04/2010