Charges: $18M Ponzi scheme funded horse racing stable, other businesses
The couple owns Empire Racing Stables, which is one of the leading horse owners at Canterbury Park.
New concert series coming to Canterbury Park this summer
The series will feature six concerts starting in August.
Twin Cities Summer Jam is a go in 2021, lineup confirmed
Organizers say they're optimistic that the event will happen if people follow public health guidance between now and then.
Jake Mauer, 'patriarch of the Mauer baseball family,' dies at 89
Jake Mauer is perhaps best known for his role at Canterbury Park in Shakopee.
Canterbury Park jockey banned for illegal device, loaded weapon
The Shakopee track has been running live races during the pandemic.
Curtis Sampson, who brought horse racing back to MN, dies at 87
He died peacefully at his home in Hector, Minnesota.
Canterbury Park requests 52-day racing season starting in June
The racetrack and card casino has been shut down since mid-March.
Twin Cities Summer Jam 2020 postponed till 2021 due to coronavirus
The festival at Canterbury Park was launched last year.
Carrie Underwood among 9 confirmed acts for TC Summer Jam
Another world-famous lineup of stars performing at the second annual music festival.
Zac Brown Band confirmed for 2020 Twin Cities Summer Jam
The three-day festival will be held in late July next year.
World record for 'Duck, Duck, Gray Duck' set in MN... kind of
108 people showed up to play at Canterbury Park on Saturday.
Triple Crown champ American Pharaoh is the dad of MN-born colt
The newborn colt might be the best athlete in Minnesota in no time.
Horse track sets 2012 average attendance record
The average attendance for the 62-day live racing season at the Shakopee racetrack was 6,595 -- a new record at Canterbury Park, the Shakopee Patch writes. That's up 7.3 percent compared to last summer -- which was 6 days shorter because of the state government shutdown. The amount of money wagered was also up 25 percent this year.
Mystic Lake Derby debuts at Canterbury Park
Canterbury Park offered its richest purse ever for a single race at the track on Saturday. The $161,000 Mystic Lake Derby was the first significant event since the horse track partnered with the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community. Last month, the owners of Mystic Lake Casino agreed to pay $75 million over the next decade to boost racing purses at Canterbury Park. In exchange, the racetrack will drop its longstanding push to add slot machines. Hammers Terror won the inaugural race, with jockey Lori Keith in the saddle.
Paul Allen became the first person to announce a horse race on helium
Last Saturday was extreme day at Canterbury Park in Shakopee. The horse racing track brought out ostriches and camels for a couple of races, as they have done annually for years now. In the final race, track announcer Paul Allen became the first-ever to call a race on helium.