MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — WCCO-TV is off to the races!

Our own David McCoy called his first ever horse race Friday night at Canterbury Park in Shakopee — but not before getting a lesson from the pros.

In the video above, legendary sports announcer and radio personality Paul Allen shows David the ropes!

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