“We had so much fun last year we are bringing “Running of the Bulldogs” back for its second year! Join us on Memorial Day to watch the four-legged contenders race to become top dog!”
Just because we grow old doesn’t mean we stop dreaming. So for 25 residents of the Prairie View Senior Housing facility in Hector, making those wishes come true turned into a serious matter.
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.
The track at Canterbury Park is usually reserved for horses, but blanket it in snow and it becomes the perfect venue for horsepower.
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.
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.