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  1. 1. 2012 MEDIA GUIDE
  2. 2. Welcome to Canterbury ParkCanterbury Park Press Box Media Information Phones: For your convenience, phones are available on the press box work desk. Dial 9 for an outside line. Welcome to Canterbury Park. Our press box staff is here to assist you. Wireless Internet Access: Canterbury’s wireless is available for your use by connecting to the wireless network (Please ask staff Jeff Maday for details). This media guide can also be found in pdf format Media Relations Manager on the media relations portion of our website found at www. canterburypark.com. jmaday@canterburypark.com Media Credentials: Credentials are required to access the paddock Andrew Offerman area and the winners’ circle, no exceptions. Digital Media & Live Racing Coordinator aofferman@canterburypark.com Jockeys’ Room: Entry to the jockeys’ room must be cleared in advance by the state racing officials. Follow Canterbury Park on Twitter: Photography/Video: Photographers must have credentials. Canterbury Press Box: @CBYTrackFlack Safety of the photographers, jockeys, and horses is a priority. Please Canterbury Park: @CanterburyPark see the Press Box Staff for details on accessible areas and to obtain a credential. Under certain circumstances, permission from state Press Box Phone: 952.496.6408 racing officials is required. Photography on the racetrack and in the Press Box Fax: 952.496.6476 infield must be cleared in advance for safety reasons. 2012 Live Racing & Post Times 2012 Live Racing Calendar Schedule MAY JUNE JULY S M T W T F S S M T W T F S S M T W T F S 18 19 1 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 27 28 29 30 31 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 AUGUST 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 29 30 31 S M T W T F S SEPTEMBER POST TIMES: 1 2 3 4 7:00 PM First Post 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 S M T W T F S 1:30 PM First Post 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 1 4:00 PM First Post 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Fireworks After Racing 26 27 28 29 30 31 1:30 PM First Post Schedule Subject to Change Festival of Champions Page 2
  3. 3. Canterbury Park Information Canterbury Park Contact Information Card Casino Mailing Address 1100 Canterbury Road Our recently remodeled 18,000-square-foot card casino features 50 gaming Shakopee, MN 55379 tables with comfortable seating, full bar, menu with table service, and check cashing service. Racing Phone................................................(952)-445-7223 Toll Free.............................................(800)-340-6361 Fax....................................................(952)-496-6400 Grandstand Lower Level – Administrative Offices, the Minnesota Racing Commission Tickets/Reservations.......................(952)-445-7224 office and the Horsemen’s Bookkeeper. Race Results......................................(952)-496-6451 First Level – Canterbury Card Casino, Track Apron with seating, Wild Horse Card Casino Phone................................................(952)-445-6870 Saloon, Ubetcha Bar, mutuel windows, information center, and eateries. Toll Free......................(800)-667-6537 (MN-POKER) Second Level – Reserved seating, handicapping tables and box seats, a Fax....................................................(952)-233-4800 Simulcast Racing Center with 250 seats, as well as multiple bars and eateries. Third Level – Table seating on the trackside terrace and flats in the clubhouse, Racing Commission Phone................................................(952)-496-7950 Ascot Lounge, and Paddock Pub handicapping areas; information center, the Fax....................................................(952)-496-7954 Park Restaurant and a Racebook with 250 seats. Press Box Phone................................................(952)-496-6408 Fax....................................................(952)-496-6476 Parking Our parking lot accommodates 10,000 vehicles. General parking is free; valet Group Sales Phone................................................(952)-496-6416 parking and designated tour bus parking is also available. Special Events Phone................................................(952)-496-6448 Website www.canterburypark.com Horse Stabling Area E-mail cbypark@canterburypark.com Our stable area includes a ⅝ mile training track, an equine aquatic exercise facility, dormitories, the Dean Kutz Memorial Chapel, racing office, and 33 barns with 1,500 stalls.About the AreaCanterbury Park is located on 355 acres in Shakopee, Minnesota; 25 minutesfrom downtown Minneapolis; 15 minutes from the Mall of America and Race TrackMinneapolis/St. Paul International Airport. Canterbury’s sandy loam one-mile oval has three chutes: 3 and ½ furlongs, 6 and ½ furlongs, and 1 and ¼ miles. Our turf course is a ⅞ mile inner oval that accommodates races at several distances.Canterbury Card CasinoOpen 24/7, the Canterbury Card Casino presents a unique mix of both pokerand casino games. The card casino offers year ‘round tournaments, jackpots, Television Production and Distributiontable-side food and beverage service, simulcast wagering, and the friendliest Our television department has full production capabilities. Live racing isstaff in Minnesota. broadcast both in-house and to more than 100 simulcast locations nationwide. 700 televisions are located throughout the building which show racing fromOpened in 2000, the Canterbury Card Casino is an integral part of the success around the world, 364 days per year.of the facility, attracting gaming enthusiasts to Shakopee year-round. CardCasino revenues have contributed significantly to horse racing purses. Thepurse structure has more than doubled since 1999. Age RequirementsThe Canterbury Card Casino offers poker and table games: Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult and are admitted free. No one under the age of 18 is allowed in the Card Casino.There are 34 poker tables featuring Texas Hold’em, 7-Card Stud, and OmahaHi-Lo Split with limits from $2/4 to $30/60. Live poker is offered 24 hours aday, 7 days a week in addition to tournaments and bad beat jackpots. Special Events and Canterbury Festival Field The business of Canterbury Park goes beyond the horse racing and the CardThe table games provide casino style action around the clock. Blackjack and Casino. Each year Canterbury Park is host to a wide range of events includingother casino games are offered with limits ranging from $5 to $300. concerts featuring national acts on Canterbury Festival Field, the Midwest’s largest arts and crafts show and many others. Thanks to these events,Through popular promotions and big-money tournaments Canterbury’s Card Canterbury Park has become one of the premier year-round entertainmentCasino has become a Twin Cities’ gaming destination. destinations in the Midwest. Page 3
  4. 4. Canterbury Park Corporate GivingCanterbury Cares Quality of Life FoundationCanterbury Park is a proud supporter of our local community. As a The Minnesota Horseracing Quality of Life Foundation seeks to improvemember of the Minnesota Keystone Program, we pledge to give five the quality of life for backside workers and their families throughpercent of our pre-tax profits back to the community each year. support of organized recreational and educational opportunities, and by offering drug and alcohol treatment services for anyone working atEmployee & Company Giving Minnesota racetracks.In 2011, Canterbury provided donations to more than 350 Minnesotaorganizations. While monetary contributions play an important role,Canterbury Park’s community involvement stretches well beyond cashand merchandise donations. Company employees have contributed tothe community by offering their time, talent, and energy to supportlocal causes.In the past year Canterbury Park and its employees have volunteeredfor countless organizations and events, including the ShakopeeChamber of Commerce Pumpkins in the Park, Shakopee High SchoolCareer Night, Shakopee Derby Days, , highway clean-up and Kids Vote.It is our hope to touch even more lives in 2012. Canterbury Park Minnesota Fund The Canterbury Park Minnesota Fund (CPMF) originated in 2003Responsible Gaming to unite Canterbury Park, our employees, horsemen and vendors inAt Canterbury Park, we believe that playing responsibly is always a common goal to provide assistance for charities benefiting equineyour best bet. Along with our success comes an obligation to promote organizations, responsible gaming programs and local causes.responsible play. Canterbury attempts to promote an atmosphereof responsible gaming and uses a variety of approaches to ensure The CPMF has grown into a successful grant program, awarding morethis outcome, including self-exclusion policies, extensive employee than $720,000 in grants to Minnesota organizations since its inception.training, and written procedures for recognizing and managing these Recipients in 2011 included: University of Minnesota Equine Center,issues. American Cancer Society, Minnesota 4-H Association, Minnesota Special Olympics, St. Francis Hospital, Scott County HistoricalCanterbury Park also supports several local organizations through Society, Shakopee Educational Endowment, Freedom Farm, Majesticdonations and employee volunteering. These organizations include: Hills Ranch, Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund, Minnesota Retired Racehorse Project and the National Council on Problem Gaming.♥ North Star Alliance - The Minnesota affiliate to the National Councilon Problem Gambling Fillies Race for Hope The Canterbury Park Minnesota Fund joined the Hope Chest for Breast♥ Project Turnabout - Located in Granite Falls it is one the most Cancer foundation on July 31, 2011 to host the inaugural Fillies Racerespected in-patient recovery facilities in the United States for Hope. This signature charitable event featured a nine race card that was comprised entirely of fillies and mares. The event raised $65,000Canterbury Park is also an annual donor to the National Council on to benefit the Hope Chest for Breast Cancer Foundation. We hope theProblem Gambling. event will raise even more money for a wonderful cause in 2012. Page 4
  5. 5. Fillies Race for HopeFillies Race for Hope - Saturday, August 4, 2012 Fillies Race for Hope - Schedule of EventsCanterbury Park is proud to present the 2nd Annual Fillies Race forHope presented by MHC Associates, a signature charitable event A Day of Filly Racesfor the Canterbury Park Minnesota Fund and Minnesota’s racing The day will feature live thoroughbred and quarter horse races thatindustry. are restricted to fillies. The featured race will be the $75,000 Lady Canterbury Stakes - the signature race of the meet.The day will feature a race card of thoroughbred and quarter horseraces restricted to fillies. Net proceeds will benefit The Hope Chest for Survivors Walk on the TrackBreast Cancer Foundation. In 2011, the inaugural Fillies Race for Hope Celebrate with cancer survivors as they take to the track in a one-raised more than $65,000. furlong Walk of Hope. Pink Horseshoe Memorial / Honor Wall Honor those who have fought against breast cancer by purchasing a commemorative Pink Horseshoe. It will be displayed throughout the season. Silent Auction Help raise money for The Hope Chest for Breast Cancer Foundation by bidding on silent auction items throughout the day. Pink Buffet Donors & community leaders will be treated to a special Pink Buffet. Lady Slipper Signature Cocktail Canterbury Park will be proud to offer the Lady Slipper Signature Cocktail, a drink designed exclusively for this event.The Hope Chest for Breast Cancer FoundationThe Hope Chest for Breast Cancer Foundation helps underserved orfinancially distressed individuals and their families who have beentouched by breast cancer. Since 2001, Hope Chest has provided over$1,000,000 in support for more than 2,000 breast cancer patients andtheir families in the Twin Cities area. Thesee emergency assistanceprograms provide financial assistance for rent, utilities, transportation,delivered meals that heal and other needs for breast cancer patientsand their families.The Hope Chest for Breast Cancer Foundation is a resource for breastcancer patients and their families at a time when they most need hope.They strive to be there with a helping hand whenever the diagnosis ofbreast cancer is made and there is an individual in need of assistance.The Hope Chest for Breast Cancer Foundation helps families remain insafe and stable living environments and allows the family to concentrateon mom and her treatment. Your support will help provide a helpinghand to these families at a time when they need hope. The 2012 Fillies Races for Hope - Schedule of Stakes Races Date Stake Conditions Restrictions Distance Surface PurseSaturday, August 4 Hoist Her Flag Stakes 3-Year-Olds and Up / Fillies & Mares Six Furlongs Dirt $35,000Saturday, August 4 Princess Elaine Stakes 3-Year-Olds and Up / Fillies & Mares MN-Bred One Mile and One Sixteenth Turf $50,000Saturday, August 4 Lady Canterbury Stakes 3-Year-Olds and Up / Fillies & Mares One Mile Turf $75,000 Page 5
  6. 6. Canterbury Park & Commission Staff Executive Staff Mark Erickson.........................................................Vice President of Facilities Mike Garin....................................Vice President of Non-Gaming Operations Dave Hansen.............Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance Department Directors Linda Arnoldi..............................................................Pari-Mutuel Operations Stan Besser...................................................................................Audio/Visual Sean Corrigan.......................................................................................Security Mary Fleming.......................................................................Human Resources Michael Hochman.......................................................Card Casino Operations Brian Werner..................................................................................Surveillance Administration Randy Dehmer.....................................................Investor Relations Manager Mike Doebel................................................Visual Communications Manager The Canterbury Park Board of Directors: (from left to right) Karin Goodwin.....................................Assistant Human Resources ManagerPatrick Cruzen, Curtis Sampson, Burton Dahlberg, Carin Offerman, Randall Judd Greenagel.............................................Corporate Partnerships ManagerSampson, and Dale Schenian. John Groen............................................................Senior Marketing Manager Rachel Henkels......................................Compensation and Benefits Manager Board of Directors Curt Hoeppner.................................................................Purchasing ManagerCurtis Sampson.................................................................................Chairman Bryan Lingen................................................................Security/Risk ManagerRandall Sampson.................................President and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Maday.................................................Media & Player Relations ManagerDale H. Schenian.......................................................................Vice Chairman Will Maples.....................................................................Pari-Mutuel ManagerBurton Dahlberg...................................................................................Director Jon “Mouse” Mikkelson........................................Video Production ManagerPat Cruzen............................................................................................Director Mary Pat Monson.......................................................Special Events ManagerCarin Offerman....................................................................................Director Tom Raasch...............................................................Grounds Superintendent Jennie Palmer.............................................................Guest Services Manager Minnesota Racing Commission Brian Pietrowski.........................................................Catering Sales ManagerJesse Overton....................................................................................Chairman Casey Shannon...............................................................................IT ManagerJackie Duncanson......................................................................Commissioner Vickey Wickenhauser......................................Banquet/Group Sales ManagerDan Erhart..................................................................................CommissionerMark Ethen.................................................................................Commissioner Racing StaffJames Lane III............................................................................Commissioner Paul Allen...............................................................................Track AnnouncerCamille McArdle.........................................................................Commissioner Larry Davilla...........................................................................................StarterDavid Roe...................................................................................Commissioner Peggy Davis.................................................................................Placing JudgeKristin Sundberg........................................................................Commissioner Ian Gamble.....................................................................Track SuperintendentMark Urista................................................................................Commissioner Angela Hermann.....................................................................Paddock AnalystRichard Krueger..................................................................Executive Director Tiffany Leggett...........................................................Horsemen’s BookkeeperMary Manney..........................................................................Deputy Director Doug Schoepf.........................................................................Racing SecretaryNoble Hay.................................................................Presiding Racing Steward Jerry Simmons..........................................................................Clerk of ScalesTom Davis.................................................................................Racing Steward Mark Stancato.................................................................Stall SuperintendentRene Riera.................................................................................Racing Steward Andrea Thelen...................................................................Track PhotographerLynn Hovda.........................................................................Chief Veterinarian Josh Van Oort................................................Quarter Horse Racing Secretary Page 6
  7. 7. Heard and Seen at Canterbury Park Dark Star D ark Star first became involved with Canterbury Park when he went to WCCO Radio in 1986 to file reports from Canterbury. His dabbling in the ponies dates back to his childhood attendance at county fair races with his grandfather. Dark moved to the Twin Cities in 1980, worked as a substitute host at KSTP, then handicapped horses for the St. Paul Pioneer Press and Minneapolis Star Tribune, and subsequently became the host of WCCO’s Sports Night with Dark Star. Dark has been instrumental in the success of Canterbury Park and is a member of the Canterbury Park Hall of Fame. Today, you can see Dark alongside Jeff Maday and Paul Allen as one of the primary hosts of the “Today at the Races” program at Canterbury Park. Media Consultant Paul Allen T he voice of Canterbury Park since 1995, “PA” is well known throughout the Twin Cities as the radio voice of the Minnesota Vikings and as the host of a radio show heard weekdays from 9:00 a.m. - noon on KFAN. Paul is well known throughout the California circuit, having worked as the race caller at Bay Meadows from 1993-1998. In addition to his race calling duties, Paul can be seen as part of the “Today at the Races” show before most race cards at Canterbury Park. Born in Maryland, Paul was elected into the Canterbury Park Hall of Fame in the summer of 2007. He and his wife Julie have two children, Derek (11) and Nicole (9), and live in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. Track AnnouncerAngela Hermann A ngela Hermann’s passion for horse racing stems from her lifelong love of horses. She began following racing at Canterbury Park and on a National scale at age eleven. As soon as she became a licensed driver, she got a job at Canterbury Park. Since starting her first job as a Clubhouse Usher, Angela has worked her way from Guest Services to Group Sales to Information throughout her eight years in Shakopee. This season will mark Angela’s second as paddock analyst at Canterbury Park. Previously, she held a similar position at Nebraska’s former State Fair Park (now Lincoln Racecourse) and Columbus Ag Park. Angela is a graduate of Apple Valley High School and resides in Eagan, Minnesota. Paddock Analyst Page 7
  8. 8. Canterbury Park Milestones1982 1988 Minnesota lawmakers enact legislation significantly reducing theVoters approve an amendment allowing pari-mutuel wagering. pari-mutuel tax paid by Canterbury Downs. By law, the money saved is funneled into the purse structure. Average daily handle and1984 per capita wagering rebound from the previous year’s falloff, but attendance continues to decline.Ground is broken for Minnesota’s first and only pari-mutuelracetrack. The name Canterbury Downs is chosen by a drawing inwhich more than 1,000 Minnesotans submit names. 1990 Ladbroke Racing Corporation purchases Canterbury Downs, but the track continues to struggle. The influx of casino gaming and pull- tabs in Minnesota create competition for the gaming dollar. 1991 The Minnesota Legislature passes off-track betting, but the Minnesota Supreme Court strikes its passage down as unconstitutional. 1992 Canterbury Downs closes the doors after a disastrous live racing season that saw average attendance drop to under 2,900 patrons daily. The average daily handle is half the previous season. 1993 Twin Cities financier Irwin Jacobs agrees to purchase Canterbury Downs. The transaction is completed in early 1994. Three months later, Jacobs sells the track to Curtis and Randy Sampson and Dale1985 Schenian.Canterbury Downs opens on June 26th. A crowd of 15,079 is joinedby Governor Perpich to celebrate the first day of pari-mutuel racingin Minnesota. English-bred Faiz, fittingly sired by Canterbury Road, 1994 Canterbury Park Holdingwins the first race. Wagering on the nine-race card totals $867,627. Corporation puts together an initial public offering, which1986 raises $8 million, making Canterbury Park one of theThe inaugural running of the $300,000 St. Paul Derby attracts a few publicly held race tracksrecord crowd of 23,351 patrons who wager more than $2 million in the country. For the firstdollars on the race card for the first time in track history. Canterbury time, Canterbury Park isDowns enjoys its peak year - almost $135 million is wagered with the virtually debt free. At right,state gaining more than $7 million dollars for the general fund. Canterbury Park joins the1987 American Stock Exchange in 2002. Canterbury Park isThe Minnesota Legislature refuses to grant tax relief to the state’s currently traded under thehorse racing industry, leading Canterbury Downs to drastically ticker symbol CPHC on thereduce the purse structure for the season. As a result, attendance NASDAQ, a move that tookdrops by more than 26% on the season and wagering decreases by place in August of 2008.nearly 17%. Page 8
  9. 9. 1995Live racing returns to Minnesota. More than 306,000 visitors come 2001 Canterbury Park is chosen by Forbes Magazine as one of the 2000through the turnstiles, wagering more than $66.5 million dollars. Best Small Companies in America. The stringent criteria includeCanterbury Park sends its races out of state via satellite on a regular revenue and earnings per share growth of 5% or greater over a fourbasis for the first time. year time period. Canterbury Park is also named one of the top 50 companies in Minnesota based on similar criteria.1997Senator Dick Day (R - Owatonna) introduces legislation that wouldpermit casino-style slot machines at Canterbury Park. Throughout 2002 Two-time defending riding champion Derek Bell sets a Canterburymonths of spirited debate, public opinion polls support slots atCanterbury Park, but opposition from legislators and special interest record when he rides The Hot Corner to victory in the evening’s firstgroups prevail. Quarter Horse race. The victory was Bell’s sixth on the card, setting the mark for the most victories in one racing day.1998Canterbury Park announces it has turned a profit for a secondconsecutive year, and the Legislature and Governor Arne Carlsonapprove permanent legislation, which exempts the first $12 millionof pari-mutuel revenue from the 6% pari-mutuel tax. The bills alsopermits Canterbury Park to retain uncashed winning tickets. Also,for the first time since inception in 1985, Canterbury shows a profitfor the period which includes the live racing meet. Attendance andoverall handle are up four percent over the previous year.1999The inaugural Claiming Crown is held at Canterbury Park producinga record handle and attendance. The day receives a tremendous Canterbury Park Holding Corporation announced plans for a multi-response from fans and produces an attendance figure of 11,380, a purpose entertainment and gaming complex on its existing 367-acrerecord for Canterbury Park at that time. site in Shakopee. The development proposal, termed the Racino at Canterbury Park, would combine existing entertainment options,2000 with a new series of offerings, including slot and video gaming, an Olympic horse park, an agricultural event facility, a first-class hotel,The Minnesota Racing Commission unanimously approves the and a conference center.operating plan for the new Canterbury Card Club, which had earlierpassed the Minnesota Legislature. The Card Club will offer wageringon unbanked card games. Card Club construction begins on the firstfloor of the grandstand. A significant portion of the Card Club’s 2003 The Minnesota Legislature adjourns without taking action onrevenues is dedicated to horse racing purses and the Minnesota Canterbury Park’s Racino Bill. The bill passed the House ofBreeders’ Fund. The Card Club opens in April and its impact is felt Representatives but failed to get out of committee in the Senate.almost immediately during the 2000 live racing season with a pair of10% purse increases, sending total purses paid up by 26.6% over the Canterbury Park is named to Fortune’s Small Business list ofprevious year. America’s Fastest Growing Small Companies. Landing at #19 on the list of 100 businesses, Canterbury is one of only three gaming operations to be honored. 2004 Canterbury Park begins the celebration of 10 years of racing under the current ownership by unveiling a $1.5 million dollar renovation of the clubhouse and simulcast area. The upgrade reflects the changing needs of simulcast players by modernizing both the viewing and wagering areas, refining the food service, and turning the third floor into one of the most luxurious clubhouses in the country. Page 9
  10. 10. 2005 2008Canterbury Park invests in backside improvements including a The live racing season produced a new Canterbury Park record$500,000 equine aquatic exercise facility and over $300,000 in attendance figure of 18,230, set on opening day. Unfortunately, theupgrades to the training track. Following a partial government meet suffers from declines similar to those seen across the industry.shutdown in July, the special session of the Minnesota Legislature For the first time since 1997 at Canterbury Park, the averageadjourned without taking final action on the company’s proposed attendance failed to increase compared to the previous season.Racino legislation, which would authorize electronic gaming devices Overall, attendance decreased by 1.6% and on-track handle declinedto be operated by the Minnesota Lottery at Canterbury Park. by 8.6% as compared to 2007.2006 2009Opening day of the 2006 race meet, Saturday, May 6, set a record for The 2009 live racing season saw downturns in handle consistentattendance and total on-track handle. With nine live races and full with industry-wide trends. Average daily handle declined 16.8%.card simulcasting including the Kentucky Derby, a crowd of 17,111 Attendance rebounded and once again became a bright spot as thewagered $1,925,997. daily average reached 5,481, a new Canterbury Park record.On July 3 Canterbury presented its first ever Fireworks Spectacular Trainer Mac Robertson won his fifth consecutive thoroughbredfollowing that evening’s racing program. Attendance reached 11,872. training title, notching 75 wins and $1,049,254 in earnings.Live music on the track apron preceded the fireworks display. Robertson capped the meet with four victories on Minnesota Festival of Champions Day. Dean Butler won his first Canterbury thoroughbred riding title with 72 wins.2007The inaugural Extreme Race Day on Sunday, July 22 was highlighted The 11th Claiming Crown was a success by many measures. Both handle and attendance increased by 11% compared to the previousby the “Battle of the Surfaces” which featured horses competing on year. The jockey colony assembled for Claiming Crown was arguablythe turf and dirt simultaneously in a single pari-mutuel event. This the strongest anywhere in the country on that day. The sport’swas the first race of its type in North America. The day also included all-time winningest rider Russell Baze had two Claiming Crownostrich and camel racing and attracted a crowd of 16,259. victories. Julien Leparoux, second in the country in purse money earned by a rider in 2009, also had a win. Leparoux finished fourth in the Claiming Crown Jewel aboard Furthest Land That duo went on to win the $1,000,000 Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile. 2010 Mac Robertson won his sixth consecutive thoroughbred training title while Dean Butler won his second riding title. Edward Ross Hardy continued his dominance with Quarter Horses, capturing his ninth consecutive training title. Ry Eikleberry was leading Quarter Horse jockey. For the second consecutive year, a daily average attendance record was set. Canterbury again hosted Claiming Crown; the 10th time in 12 years that the event has been held at the Shakopee oval. 2011 In 2011, the Minnesota State Government Shutdown forcedLegislation prohibiting smoking in public places takes effect on Canterbury Park to cease live racing, simulcast and card casinoOctober 1 making Canterbury the only non-smoking gaming venue operations from July 1 - July 20, costing the Company an estimatedin the state. $2 million in revenue. Additionally, the legislature adjourned without taking final action on the Racino proposal.The Minnesota Racing Commission granted racing dates to RunningAces Harness Park in Columbus Township in the northern metro, Even though Canterbury was required to cancel or reschedule 12 liveallowing for a 53-day harness meet beginning in April 2008, and racing days as a result of the Shutdown, the Company recorded asubsequently, a card club operation. new average attendance record of 6,143 race fans per day. Page 10
  11. 11. Organizations at Canterbury Park Minnesota Thoroughbred AssociationThe Minnesota Thoroughbred Association is dedicated to providing its membership with quality opportunities tobreed, buy, sell, and race competitive Minnesota-bred horses and promoting the health of the horse racing andbreeding industry statewide. For more information, please contact the MTA at (952) 496-3770, fax to (952) 496-3672, or write the Minnesota Thoroughbred Association, 1100 Canterbury Road, Shakopee, MN 55379. You mayalso visit the website at www.mtassoc.com. Minnesota Quarter Horse Racing AssociationAs an affiliate of the American Quarter Horse Association, the Minnesota Quarter Horse Racing Association’smission is: To promote, preserve, and enhance the Quarter Horse racing industry in the state of Minnesota; to providebeneficial services and representation locally and nationally; to encourage membership growth and participation byvaluing each individual and recognizing outstanding achievement. For more information, please contact KelvinChilders by phone at (952) 446-1944 or by sending e-mail to mqhra@aol.com Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective AssociationThe Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association is an organization representing independent owners andtrainers racing at Canterbury Park and racetracks throughout the country. The HBPA seeks to improve businessconditions for horsemen and their employees, advance the industry in general, promote cooperation among horsemenof all breeds and represent the interests of horsemen before state and federal governments, industry organizations,and trade associations. For more information, contact by phone at (952) 496-6442, fax at (952) 496-6443, or writeThe Minnesota HBPA, P.O. Box 508, Shakopee, MN 55370. You can visit the HBPA website at www.hbpa.org. American Quarter Horse AssociationThe American Quarter Horse Association is the official national organization devoted to the American QuarterHorse breed. Quarter Horses compete at Canterbury Park in short, sprint races run down the stretch in front of thegrandstand. For more information on Quarter Horse racing, statistics, standings, or owning a Quarter Horse, visitwww.aqha.com/racing. You may contact the AQHA by phone at (806) 376-4811 or write to the American QuarterHorse Association, P.O. Box 200, Amarillo, TX 79168. National Thoroughbred Racing AssociationThe National Thoroughbred Racing Association is devoted to increasing the popularity of horse racing and improvingthe economic conditions of the industry. The NTRA also works in conjunction with the Breeders’ Cup Ltd. to stageracing’s biggest day. For more information you may write the NTRA at 2525 Harrodsburg Rd., Lexington, KY40504. You may also visit the website at www.ntra.com, email ntra@ntra.com, or contact the NTRA by phone at(859) 223-5444. Page 11
  12. 12. 2012 Thoroughbred Stakes Schedule Canterbury Park 2012 Thoroughbred Stakes Schedule Date Stake Conditions Restrictions Distance Surface PurseSaturday, May 19 10,000 Lakes Stakes 3-Year-Olds and Up / Colts & Geldings MN-Bred Six Furlongs Dirt $35,000Saturday, May 19 Lady Slipper Stakes 3-Year-Olds and Up / Fillies & Mares MN-Bred Six Furlongs Dirt $35,000Monday, May 28 Honor the Hero Turf Express 3-Year-Olds and Up Five Furlongs Turf $35,000Sunday, June 17 Brooks Fields Stakes 3-Year-Olds and Up Seven and One Half Furlongs Turf $35,000Sunday, June 17 Shot of Gold Stakes 3-Year-Olds and Up Six Furlongs Dirt $35,000Saturday, June 23 Victor S. Myers Stakes 3-Year-Olds / Colts & Geldings MN-Bred Six Furlongs Dirt $30,000Saturday, June 23 Frances Genter Stakes 3-Year-Olds / Fillies MN-Bred Six Furlongs Dirt $30,000Tuesday, July 3 Blair’s Cove Stakes 3-Year-Olds and Up / Colts & Geldings MN-Bred One Mile and One Sixteenth Turf $50,000Tuesday, July 3 H.B.P.A. Mile Stakes 3-Year-Olds and Up / Fillies & Mares One Mile Turf $35,000Wednesday, July 4 Northbound Pride Oaks 3-Year-Olds / Fillies One Mile Turf $50,000Wednesday, July 4 Dean Kutz Derby 3-Year-Olds One Mile Turf $50,000Saturday, July 21 John Bullit Stakes 3-Year-Olds and Up One Mile and One Sixteenth Turf $35,000Saturday, July 21 H.B.P.A. Sprint Stakes 3-Year-Olds and Up Six Furlongs Dirt $25,000Sunday, July 22 MTA Stallion Auction Laddie 3-Year-Olds / Colts & Geldings Auct. Progeny Six and One Half Furlongs Dirt $25,000Sunday, July 22 MTA Stallion Auction Lassie 3-Year-Olds / Fillies Auct. Progeny Six and One Half Furlongs Dirt $25,000Saturday, August 4 Hoist Her Flag Stakes 3-Year-Olds and Up / Fillies & Mares Six Furlongs Dirt $35,000Saturday, August 4 Princess Elaine Stakes 3-Year-Olds and Up / Fillies & Mares MN-Bred One Mile and One Sixteenth Turf $50,000Saturday, August 4 Lady Canterbury Stakes 3-Year-Olds and Up / Fillies & Mares One Mile Turf $75,000Saturday, August 11 Minnesota Oaks 3-Year-Olds / Fillies MN-Bred One Mile and Seventy Yards Dirt $60,000Saturday, August 11 Minnesota Derby 3-Year-Olds / Colts & Geldings MN-Bred One Mile and Seventy Yards Dirt $60,000 The 2012 Fillies Races for Hope Date Stake Conditions Restrictions Distance Surface PurseSaturday, August 4 Hoist Her Flag Stakes 3-Year-Olds and Up / Fillies & Mares Six Furlongs Dirt $35,000Saturday, August 4 Princess Elaine Stakes 3-Year-Olds and Up / Fillies & Mares MN-Bred One Mile and One Sixteenth Turf $50,000Saturday, August 4 Lady Canterbury Stakes 3-Year-Olds and Up / Fillies & Mares One Mile Turf $75,000 The 2011The 2012 Minnesota Festival of Champions Minnesota Festival of Champions, Sunday, September 4 Date Stake Stake Conditions Conditions Restrictions Restrictions Distance Distance Surface Surface Purse PurseSunday, September 2 Northern Lights Debutante 2-Year-Olds / Fillies MN-Bred Six Furlongs Dirt $55,000Sunday, September 2 Northern Lights Futurity 2-Year-Olds / Colts & Geldings MN-Bred Six Furlongs Dirt $55,000Sunday, September 2 Minnesota Distaff Sprint 3-Year-Olds and Up / Fillies & Mares MN-Bred Six Furlongs Dirt $50,000Sunday, September 2 Minnesota Sprint 3-Year-Olds and Up MN-Bred Six Furlongs Dirt $50,000Sunday, September 2 Minnesota Distaff Classic 3-Year-Olds and Up / Fillies & Mares MN-Bred One Mile and One Sixteenth Dirt $50,000Sunday, September 2 Minnesota Classic 3-Year-Olds and Up MN-Bred One Mile and One Sixteenth Dirt $50,000Sunday, September 2 MN Quarter Horse Futurity 2-Year-Olds / Quarter Horses MN-Bred 350 Yards Dirt $15,000 +Sunday, September 2 MN Quarter Horse Derby 3-Year-Olds / Quarter Horses MN-Bred 400 Yards Dirt $15,000 + Page 12
  13. 13. Thoroughbred Stakes History $35,000 10,000 Lakes Stakes Minnesota Breds -- 3-Year-Olds and Up -- Colts and Geldings -- Six Furlongs -- Main Track To Be Run: Saturday, May 19 Freedom First - 2011 10,000 Lakes Stakes Champion 2011 - Freedom First - Bred in Minnesota 10,000 Lakes Stakes Record Trainer - Larry Donlin Sir Tricky - Six Furlongs - 1:09.10 - 2007 Owner(s) - Jerry Shafer Jockey - Derek Bell Trainer - Mac Robertson Jockey - David Cardoso Owner(s) - Barry & Joni ButzowYear Winner (age) Purse Owner Jockey Trainer Time1991 Quiet I’m Thinking (5) $27,725 Chet & Gerry Herringer Mark Sellers Percy Scherbenske 1:35 3/51992 No Easy Reason (5) $15,000 Richard Townsend Mark Irving David Moore 1:41 4/51995 Little Toi Soldier (5) $25,000 Elaine Oliver Scott Stevens Doug Oliver 1:11 4/51996 Quiet I’m Thinking (10) $25,000 Cherry Thoroughbreds Randy Schacht Percy Scherbenske 1:12 1/51997 Iwazza Bad Boy (5) $26,775 Dahlberg Ranch & Locher Luis Quinonez Greg Blasi 1:11 1/51998 Bar the Exception (7) $27,705 Minnark, Inc. Mike Ziegler James Green 1:11 1/51999 Island Bay Dancer (6) $27,325 Dancer’s Partners Perry Whetstone Mike Biehler 1:12 1/52000 It’s Truly Obvious (8) $32,900 Ken Larson Ramon Perez Michelle Sinn 1:11 2/52001 Not So Fast Brutus (4) $35,000 Paula Olson Tho Nguyen John Rohrbough 1:11 1/52002 Crocrock (5) $35,000 Dale Schenian Juan Rivera Francisco Bravo 1:09 4/52003 J.P. Jet (4) $35,000 Jessica Peltier Derek Bell David Van Winkle 1:11 2/52004 Crocrock (7) $40,000 Dale Schenian Randy Schacht Francisco Bravo 1:112005 Vazandar (4) $40,000 Kissoon Thoroughbreds Seth Martinez Mac Robertson 1:09 2/52006 Careless Navigator (4) $40,000 Almar Farm Anne Von Rosen Vic Hanson 1:102007 Sir Tricky (6) $45,000 Barry & Joni Butzow Seth Martinez Mac Robertson 1:09.102008 Banker’s D Light (4) $50,000 Hartman & Seuerer Anne Von Rosen Phil Hartman 1:12 2/52009 Sir Tricky (8) $35,000 Barry & Joni Butzow Derek Bell Mac Robertson 1:12.452010 Bizet (4) $35,000 Olaf Strand Derek Bell Mac Robertson 1:09.902011 Freedom First (4) $35,000 Jerry Shafer David Cardoso Larry Donlin 1:10.70 Page 13
  14. 14. $35,000 Lady Slipper Stakes Minnesota Breds -- 3-Year-Olds and Up -- Fillies and Mares -- Six Furlongs -- Main Track To Be Run: Saturday, May 19 Hidden Gold - 2011 Lady Slipper Stakes Champion 2011 - Hidden Gold - Bred in Minnesota Lady Slipper Stakes Record Trainer - Francisco Bravo Special Occasion - Six Furlongs - 1:09.68 - 2010 Owner(s) - Ann Sachdev & Lori Bravo Jockey - Juan Rivera Trainer - Tim Padilla Jockey - Derek Bell Owner(s) - Two Dimes, Cronin & Wildcat T’bredsYear Winner (age) Purse Owner Jockey Trainer Time1985 Bold Polly (3) $21,725 Carlswood Farm A. Fernandez Charles Taliaferro 1:061986 Crank It Up (3) $21,675 Kenneth Ellenberg Kenny Black Charles Taliaferro 1:05 4/51987 Chrystal Lark (3) $23,800 Acorn Stables Vicki Warhol Hoss Inman 1:12 2/51988 Princess Elaine (3) $25,000 Sympathetic Miss Partners Chris Valovich Peter Knoll 1:12 4/51989 Superb Sympathy (3) $31,325 Sympathetic Miss Partners D. Neider Peter Knoll 1:10 3/51990 Nueve (3) $26,025 Barbara & Darwin Olson Mark Sellers Bernell Rhone 1:12 1/51991 Ms. Trendy (3) $28,250 Dennis Hoffrogge O. Munoz Laverne Ballahagen 1:06 1/51992 Stolen Glances (3) $15,200 Barbara & Darwin Olson W. Mahorney, Jr. Bernell Rhone 1:111995 Wishek’s Kid (6) $25,000 Jim Thom Stable Ltd. Chris Valovich Kelly Von Hemel 1:10 4/51996 Argenti (4) $25,000 Ridgewood Farm Luis Quinonez Francisco Bravo 1:11 2/51997 Courtly Kathy (6) $27,200 John Donahue Eduardo Perez Pat Uelmen 1:10 1/51998 Courtly Kathy (7) $26,075 John Donahue Tami Alpander Larry Uelmen 1:12 3/51999 Dot’s Moment (4) $26,625 Sylvia Casby and Eatons Perry Whetsone Bernell Rhone 1:12 2/52000 Nidari (4) $32,050 Kissoon Thoroughbreds Tho Nguyen Rick Engel 1:11 3/52001 Nidari (5) $35,000 Kissoon Thoroughbreds Derek Bell Ted LaTour 1:11 4/52002 Blumin Bauble (4) $35,000 Jim Sterricker Seth Martinez Doug Oliver 1:10 1/52003 Fancy Injun (5) $35,000 Leroy & Linda Arnoldi Scott Stevens Jamie Ness 1:12 2/52004 Swasti (4) $40,000 Kissoon and Butzow Seth Martinez Hugh Robertson 1:11 3/52005 Isle See You Later (3) $40,000 Philip Maas Paul Nolan Michael Stidham 1:10 4/52006 Sentimental Charm (3) $40,000 James Peltier Derek Bell Troy Bethke 1:10 4/52007 Sentimental Charm (4) $45,000 James Peltier Seth Martinez Mac Robertson 1:09 4/52008 A. J. Bakes (3) $50,000 John Baker & Robert Knox Scott Stevens Todd Hoffrogge 1:13 1/52009 Bella Notte (5) $35,000 Art & Gretchen Eaton Derek Bell Mac Robertson 1:12.682010 Special Occasion (4) $35,000 Two Dimes Racing, et al Juan Rivera Tim Padilla 1:09.682011 Hidden Gold (4) $35,000 Ann Sachdev & Lori Bravo Derek Bell Francisco Bravo 1:10.32 Page 14
  15. 15. $35,000 Honor the Hero Turf Express 3-Year-Olds and Up -- Five Furlongs -- Turf Course To Be Run: Monday, May 28 Humble Smarty - 2011 Honor the Hero Turf Express Champion 2011 - Humble Smarty - Bred in Arkansas Honor the Hero Turf Express Record Trainer - Brett Creighton Rockhurst - Five Furlongs Turf - :56.01** - 2005 Owner(s) - Brett Creighton Jockey - Paul Nolan Trainer - Michael Dini Jockey - Dean Butler Owner(s) - Ruman StableYear Winner (age) Purse Owner Jockey Trainer Time1995 Auggie My Dad (4) $25,000 Dan Muckler Scott Stevens Tim Muckler 1:45 1/51996 Ruffner (5) $25,000 Scott Vietzer Mike Ziegler David Van Winkle 1:441997 Flying Record (5) $25,000 Diamond Racing Inc. Sidney Lejeaune Leo Gabriel 1:43 1/51998 Thatsusintheolbean (4) $25,000 Nadine Andreas Luis Quinonez Doug Oliver :56 2/51999 Thatsusintheolbean (5) $25,000 Nadine Andreas Luis Quinonez Doug Oliver :572000 Broken Code (9) $25,000 Ken Larson Ramon Perez Michelle Sinn :56 4/52001 Jack’s Storm (4) $35,000 James Denny Perry Whetstone Kevin Danger :582002 My Girl Lisa (4) $35,000 John Castro Joel Campbell Hugh Robertson :57 2/52003 Flying Supercon (4) $35,000 Don & Gary Silver Scott Stevens Dan Morgan :56 3/52004 Tonight Rainbow (5) $40,000 Boyd Pugh Curtis Kimes Wilson Brown :57.112005 Rockhurst (6) $40,000 Ruman Stable Paul Nolan Michael Dini :56.012006 Nicole’s Dream (6) $40,000 Dare to Dream Stable LLC E.T. Baird Larry Rivelli :56 1/52007 Lookinforthesecret (5) $45,000 Balkrisna Sukharan Paul Nolan Jamie Ness :56.062008 Lookinforthesecret (6) $50,000 Balkrisna Sukharan Daniel Centeno Jamie Ness :56 4/52009 Moralist (4) $35,000 Miracle Logistics Inc. Jose Ferrer Tammy Domenosky :56.672010 Moralist (5) $35,000 Miracle Logistics Inc. Ry Eikleberry Tammy Domenosky :56.262011 Humble Smarty (7) $35,000 Brett Creighton Dean Butler Brett Creighton :56.10** ** The 2011 Honor the Hero Stakes was taken off the turf and Humble Smarty’s final time of :56.10 is a track record for Five Furlongs on the Dirt ** Page 15
  16. 16. $35,000 Brooks Fields Stakes 3-Year-Olds and Up -- Seven and One Half Furlongs -- Turf Course To Be Run: Sunday, June 17 Heza Wild Guy - 2011 Brooks Fields Stakes Champion 2011 - Heza Wild Guy - Bred in Indiana Brooks Fields Stakes Record Trainer - Bernell Rhone Hustler - 7 and ½ Furlongs Turf - 1:29 - 2000 Owner(s) - Will Carlson & Jerry Pint Jockey - C. Martin Trainer - Reid Gross Jockey - Martin Escobar Owner(s) - Reid GrossYear Winner (age) Purse Owner Jockey Trainer Time1995 Slew City (3) $50,000 Darrell & Evelyn Yates Mike Ziegler Chad Stewart 1:441996 Highway Home (3) $25,000 Robert Kirby Chris Valovich Kenneth Kirby 1:43 3/51997 Boy Stuff (3) $25,000 Don Von Hemel Robert Lester Kelly Von Hemel 1:44 3/51998 Slew the Mark (3) $25,000 John Skoglund Dale Cordova Tim Muckler 1:461999 Thatsusintheolbean (5) $25,000 Nadine Andreas Luis Quinonez Doug Oliver 1:29 2/52000 Hustler (5) $33,843 Reid Gross C. Martin Reid Gross 1:292001 American Spirit (5) $35,000 Donald Dizney Seth Martinez Tom Amoss 1:312002 Al’s Dearly Bred (5) $40,000 John Castro Seth Martinez Hugh Robertson 1:29 1/52003 Dontbotherknocking (5) $40,000 Frank Jedlicki Derek Bell Bernell Rhone 1:29 2/52004 Native Hawk (4) $40,000 Brett Rice Paul Nolan Kitty Cheeks 1:35 2/52005 Loan Me a Fen (6) $40,000 Duwayne L. Jones A. Preto Espindola Duwayne L. Jones 1:29 2/52006 Load a Chronic (6) $50,000 Ritter, Rogers, et al Paul Nolan Shannon Ritter 1:30 2/52007 General Charley (5) $45,000 Stonerside Stable Paul Nolan Michael Stidham 1:29 4/52008 Prospective Kiss (7) $50,000 Jer-Mar Stable Derek Bell Mac Robertson 1:37 3/52009 Spider Power (IRE) (6) $50,000 Emerald Bay Stables Jose Ferrer Michael Biehler 1:34.032010 Hype (4) $35,000 Al & Bill Ulwelling Eddie Martin Jr. Gary Scherer 1:35.182011 Heza Wild Guy (10) $35,000 Will Carlson & Jerry Pint Martin Escobar Bernell Rhone 1:37.98 Page 16
  17. 17. $35,000 Shot of Gold Stakes 3-Year-Olds and Up -- Six Furlongs -- Main Track To Be Run: Sunday, June 17 Atta Boy Roy - 2011 Shot of Gold Stakes Champion 2011 - Atta Boy Roy - Bred in Washington Shot of Gold Stakes Record Trainer - Valerie Lund Haraldo (CHI) - 6 Furlongs - 1:09.14 - 2010 Owner(s) - R.E.V. Racing Jockey - Eddie Martin Jr. Trainer - David Wolochuk Jockey - Rusty Shaw Owner(s) - Mark GillelandYear Winner (age) Purse Owner Jockey Trainer Time2005 Vazandar (4) $40,000 Kissoon Thoroughbreds Seth Martinez Mac Robertson 1:09 1/52006 Papa Fuse (5) $40,000 Mast Thoroughbreds LLC Tommy Molina Robert Gorham 1:09.252007 Seneca Summer (6) $45,000 Barbara Rehbein Martin Escobar Bernell Rhone 1:03 1/52008 Tytus (4) $50,000 Web’s Gems Stable Paul Nolan Jamie Ness 1:04 1/52009 Lovango (5) $35,000 Barry & Joni Butzow Derek Bell Mac Robertson 1:10.242010 Haraldo (CHI) (8) $35,000 Mark Gilleland Eddie Martin Jr. David Wolochuk 1:09.142011 Atta Boy Roy (6) $35,000 R.E.V. Racing Rusty Shaw Valerie Lund 1:11.06 Page 17
  18. 18. $30,000 Victor S. Myers Stakes Minnesota Breds -- 3-Year-Olds -- Colts & Geldings -- Six Furlongs -- Main Track To Be Run: Saturday, June 23 Victory Sled - 2011 Victor S. Myers Stakes Champion 2011 - Victory Sled - Bred in Minnesota Victor S. Myers Stakes Record Trainer - Bruce Riecken Key Issues - Six Furlongs - 1:09 - 2005 Owner(s) - Anthony Didier Jockey - Iram Diego Trainer - Gilbert Ciavaglia Jockey - Derek Bell Owner(s) - Camelia CasbyYear Winner (age) Purse Owner Jockey Trainer Time1990 Likely Prospect (2) $77,212 Almar Farm Scott Stevens Mary Surrency 1:11 1/51991 Circle Hawk (2) $69,105 Kissoon Thoroughbreds Mark Sellers Tony Rengstorf 1:11 4/51992 Trace My Call (3) $33,915 Almar Farm Scott Stevens Clayton Gray 1:13 4/51995 White Tie Affair (3) $36,349 Dennis Dold Mike Ziegler Doug Oliver 1:45 3/51996 Haulin Oats (3) $27,500 Donna & James Peltier Ed Cervantes Troy Bethke 1:46 3/51997 Raise The Play (3) $28,490 Kevin Schermer Luis Quinonez Ted LaTour 1:46 4/51998 Le Panache (3) $33,715 Abba Dhabi Stables Roger Gomez Adam Russell 1:13 3/51999 Bleu Victoriate (3) $34,840 Jeff Hilger Perry Whetstone Doug Oliver 1:13 2/52000 Crocrock (3) $31,790 Dale Schenian Mark Irving Francisco Bravo 1:122001 Balin (3) $40,000 Kissoon Thoroughbreds Juan Rivera Ted LaTour 1:11 2/52002 J.P. Jet (3) $35,000 Jessica Peltier Derek Bell David Van Winkle 1:09 1/52003 One By Design (3) $37,585 Art & Gretchen Eaton Derek Bell Mike Biehler 1:112004 Lt. Sampson (3) $40,000 Curtis Sampson Derek Bell Mike Biehler 1:09 3/52005 Key Issues (3) $40,000 Camelia Casby Iram Diego Gilbert Ciavaglia 1:092006 Rock N’ Fire (3) $40,000 Anthony Didier Adolfo Morales Bruce Riecken 1:102007 Sul Lago (3) $45,000 Darwin Olson Paul Nolan Wilson Brown 1:09 4/52008 ** The Victor S. Myers Stakes Was Not Contested in 2008 **2009 Nomorewineforeddie (3) $35,000 Anthony Didier Dean Butler Bruce Riecken 1:11.792010 Bet Your Boots (3) $35,000 C. Sprick & R. Bremer Ry Eikleberry Troy Bethke 1:09.882011 Victory Sled (3) $35,000 Anthony Didier Derek Bell Bruce Riecken 1:11.18 Page 18
  19. 19. $30,000 Frances Genter Stakes Minnesota Breds -- 3-Year-Olds -- Fillies & Mares -- Six Furlongs -- Main Track To Be Run: Saturday, June 23 Polar Plunge - 2011 Frances Genter Stakes Champion 2011 - Polar Plunge - Bred in Minnesota Frances Genter Stakes Record Trainer - Gary Scherer Run With Joy - Six Furlong - 1:09.94 - 2007 Owner(s) - Camelia Casby Jockey - Dean Butler Trainer - Harold Williams Jockey - Dustin Dugas Owner(s) - Frances Genter WilliamsYear Winner (age) Purse Owner Jockey Trainer Time1988 Metric Kettle (5) $30,000 B. Egeland Ronnie Allen, Jr. James Green 1:44 1/51989 Northbound Pride (3) $26,050 Arden Hills Thoroughbreds Darrel Montoya Michael Tinker 1:42 2/51990 Superb Sympathy (4) $26,700 Joanne Junt Scott Stevens Lisa Lewis 1:401991 Renegotiate (5) $26,600 Darrell Sundsbak Donna Barton Chad Mahlum 1:39 1/51992 Victor’s Prize (2) $32,958 Berkshire Farms, Inc. Vicki Warhol Mike DuSchane 1:13 4/51995 Argenti (3) $35,609 Ridgewood Farms Luis Quinonez Francisco Bravo 1:44 4/51996 Bodabingbodaboom (3) $27,200 Robert Bunting Kent Bunting Jerilyn Brown 1:47 4/51997 Anisha (3) $28,600 Kissoon Thoroughbreds Luis Quinonez Bernell Rhone 1:461998 Samdanya (3) $30,785 Curtis Sampson Paula Bacon Mike Biehler 1:12 2/51999 Nidari (3) $30,165 Kissoon Thoroughbreds Tho Nguyen Lara Garbig 1:13 1/52000 Muir Eireann (3) $33,843 J. McCarthy & Ken Larson Alex Birzer Michelle Sinn 1:122001 Fancy Injun (3) $40,000 Darwin Olson Dave Shepherd Wilson Brown 1:12 1/52002 Demiparfait (3) $35,000 Star Shine Stable Tho Nguyen Todd Hoffrogge 1:10 2/52003 Madam Speaker (3) $41,325 Almar Farms Derek Bell Vic Hanson 1:112004 Shakopee (3) $40,000 Camelia Casby Martin Escobar Ted LaTour 1:10 3/52005 Oh You Again (3) $40,000 Connie Phillips & Van Winkle Juan Rivera David Van Winkle 1:09.982006 Sentimental Charm (3) $40,000 James Peltier Derek Bell Troy Bethke 1:10 2/52007 Run With Joy (3) $45,000 Frances Genter Williams Dean Butler Harold Williams 1:09.942008 ** The Frances Genter Stakes Was Not Contested in 2008 **2009 Chick Fight (3) $35,000 Bleu Valley Farm Dean Butler Mac Robertson 1:11.482010 Her Sweet Saint (3) $35,000 Wayne Simon Derek Bell Vic Hanson 1:11.092011 Polar Plunge (3) $35,000 Camelia Casby Dustin Dugas Gary Scherer 1:10.88 Page 19
  20. 20. $50,000 Blair’s Cove Stakes Minnesota Breds -- 3-Year-Olds and Up -- One Mile and One Sixteenth -- Turf Course To Be Run: Tuesday, July 3 Tubby Time - 2011 Blair’s Cove Stakes Champion 2011 - Tubby Time - Bred in Minnesota Blair’s Cove Stakes Record Trainer - Mac Robertson Bleu Victoriate - 1 & 1/16 Turf - 1:41 3/5 - 2000 Owner(s) - Jeff Larson Jockey - Ramon Perez Trainer - Doug Oliver Jockey - Derek Bell Owner(s) - Jeff HilgerYear Winner (age) Purse Owner Jockey Trainer Time1995 Northern Injun (5) $25,000 Valene Farm Paula Bacon Richard Scherer 1:42 1/51996 Jest For A Trucker (4) $25,000 Carol Price Mike Ziegler David Van Winkle 1:43 3/51997 Jest For A Trucker (5) $27,775 Carol Price Mike Ziegler David Van Winkle 1:42 2/51998 Bijon (8) $27,550 Curtis Rohweder Luis Quinonez Bernell Rhone 1:451999 All Rumor (6) $28,025 D. & M. Manthel Chad Anderson Kevin Danger 1:42 1/52000 Bleu Victoriate (4) $32,800 Jeff Hilger Ramon Perez Doug Oliver 1:41 3/52001 Ashar (6) $35,000 P. O’Gorman & L. Clugg Derek Bell Ted LaTour 1:43 1/52002 Ashar (7) $35,000 P. O’Gorman & L. Clugg Derek Bell Ted LaTour 1:44 1/52003 Bassant (5) $37,250 Roopishwar Rampadarat Seth Martinez Roopishwar Rampadarat 1:46 2/52004 Adroitly Superb (6) $40,000 Jim Sterriker Joel Campbell Doug Oliver 1:44 3/52005 Wally’s Choice (4) $40,000 Sampson and J. & W. McNeil Martin Escobar Michael Biehler 1:442006 Wally’s Choice (5) $40,000 Sampson and J. & W. McNeil Martin Escobar Michael Biehler 1:452007 Torpedo Man (5) $45,000 Tony Bunting Scott Stevens Bernell Rhone 1:43 3/52008 Sir Tricky (7) $50,000 Barry & Joni Butzow Derek Bell Mac Robertson 1:42 3/52009 Joni’s Justice (6) $50,000 Barry & Joni Butzow Dean Butler Mac Robertson 1:44.602010 Sarah’s Son (5) $50,000 Jer-Mar Stables Derek Bell Mac Robertson 1:43.152011 Tubby Time (5) $50,000 Jeff Larson Derek Bell Mac Robertson 1:42.90 Page 20
  21. 21. $35,000 Minnesota H.B.P.A. Mile 3-Year-Olds and Up -- Fillies and Mares -- One Mile -- Turf Course To Be Run: Tuesday, July 3 Avenue Sister - 2011 Minnesota H.B.P.A. Mile Champion 2011 - Avenue Sister - Bred in Florida Minnesota H.B.P.A. Mile Record Trainer - Mac Robertson Ghostly Gate - One Mile Turf - 1:35 2/5 - 2005 Owner(s) - John Mentz Jockey - Seth Martinez Trainer - Mac Robertson Jockey - Derek Bell Owner(s) - Jer-Mar StableYear Winner (age) Purse Owner Jockey Trainer Time2001 Picnic Spread (5) $40,000 C. Victor Woodward Tho Nguyen Tandi Wheeler 1:37 2/52002 Ham and Eggs (4) $35,000 Circle S Ranch, Inc. Derek Bell Ken Wirth 1:38 1/52003 Passionate Bird (4) $35,000 Elmer Parker Leslie Mawing Myles Neff 1:35 4/52004 Sound of Gold (6) $40,000 River Ridge Ranch Perry Compton Brad Heidelberg 1:36 4/52005 Ghostly Gate (4) $40,000 Jer-Mar Stable Seth Martinez Mac Robertson 1:35 2/52006 Galactic Cat (4) $40,000 Robert Bone Paul Nolan Michael Stidham 1:37 1/52007 Tens Holy Spirit (5) $45,000 Law, Leninger and Rowe Paul Nolan Ruth Cook 1:35 4/52008 Lemonlime (4) $50,000 Richard Schultz Willie Martinez Anthony Granitz 1:37 2/52009 Mizzcan’tbewrong (4) $50,000 Last Call Racing Partnership Paul Nolan Richard Scherer 1:38.552010 Mizzcan’tbewrong (5) $35,000 Last Call Racing Partnership Ry Eikleberry Richard Scherer 1:36.072011 Avenue Sister (4) $35,000 John Mentz Derek Bell Mac Robertson 1:36.39 Page 21
  22. 22. $50,000 Northbound Pride Oaks 3-Year-Olds -- Fillies -- One Mile -- Turf Course To Be Run: Wednesday, July 4 Tourmaline - 2011 Northbound Pride Stakes Champion 2011 - Tourmaline - Bred in Florida Northbound Pride Stakes Record Trainer - Bernell Rhone Three Graces - One Mile Turf - 1:35 1/5 - 2008 Owner(s) - Mike Walker & Wayne Ukens Jockey - Paul Nolan Trainer - Richard Scherer Jockey - Dean Butler Owner(s) - Majestic Farms & C. FriedburgYear Winner (age) Purse Owner Jockey Trainer Time1985 Savannah Slew (3) $76,450 Alan Paulson Bill Shoemaker Ron McAnally 1:42 1/51986 Puzzle (3) $100,000 Austin, Law & Martin Santiago Soto Silvano Gonzalez 1:42 2/51987 Tappiano (3) $122,500 Frances Genter Jean Cruget Scott Shulhoffer 1:41 4/51988 Do So (3) $150,000 J. K. Cook Alex Solis Ron McAnally 1:411989 Capades (3) $150,000 Poma Stable Chris Antley Richard O’Connell 1:421995 Fluffkins (3) $100,000 John Tucker Brian Peck Carl Nafzger 1:441996 Plana Dance (3) $25,000 Robert Colvin Allan Patterson Robert Colvin 1:42 4/51997 Fantago Lady (3) $25,000 Herb Riecken Dan Beck Herb Riecken 1:431998 Sibling Song (3) $25,000 John T. Taylor Manny Alicea Troy Bethke 1:39 1/51999 Oolala (3) $25,000 Rebecca & Arnulf Ueland Luis Quinonez Doug Oliver 1:43 2/52000 Sabathani (3) $25,000 Carolyn Friedberg Gary Birzer Richard Scherer 1:432001 Savannah Canon (3) $35,000 Sue Roberts Bobby Walker Jr. Richard Scherer 1:452002 Sarah Jade (3) $40,000 Jer-Mar Stables Seth Martinez Hugh Robertson 1:422003 Perfect Moment (3) $40,000 Chad & Cara Holtz Jason Eads Kelly Von Hemel 1:44 3/52004 Ghostly Gate (3) $40,000 Jer-Mar Stable Seth Martinez Hugh Robertson 1:41 4/52005 Stormy Venus (3) $40,000 Craig Bernick Helen Vanek Thomas Proctor 1:43 2/52006 Seekingthereinbow (3) $40,000 RPM Thoroughbreds Perry Compton Kelly Von Hemel 1:48 2/52007 Lemonlime (3) $45,000 Richard Schultz Nik Goodwin Anthony Granitz 1:36 3/52008 Three Graces (3) $50,000 Majestic Farms & Friedburg Paul Nolan Richard Scherer 1:35 1/52009 Sirrah (3) $50,000 Al & Bill Ulwelling Jose Ferrer Michael Biehler 1:38.362010 Hunter’s Tiger Paw (3) $35,000 Joel & Kris Zamzow Eddie Martin Jr. Cory Jensen 1:35.922011 Tourmaline (3) $35,000 Mike Walker & Wayne Ukens Dean Butler Bernell Rhone 1:38.35 Page 22
  23. 23. $50,000 Dean Kutz Derby 3-Year-Olds -- One Mile -- Turf Course To Be Run: Wednesday, July 4 Wild Jacob - 2011 Dean Kutz Derby Champion 2011 - Wild Jacob - Bred in Maryland Dean Kutz Stakes Record Trainer - Stanley Mankin Missionary - One Mile Turf - 1:33 4/5 - 1998 Owner(s) - Stanley Mankin Jockey - Francisco Torres Trainer - Neil Howard Jockey - Ry Eikleberry Owner(s) - Adam Brunson & FarishYear Winner (age) Purse Owner Jockey Trainer Time1997 Greed Is Good (3) $124,800 J. M. & S. Siegel Brian Peck Randy Bradshaw 1:36 4/51998 Missionary (3) $100,000 Adam Brunson & Farish Francisco Torres Neil Howard 1:33 4/51999 Maysville Slew (3) $100,000 R. L. Sanford Jason Eads C. R. Trout 1:35 4/52000 Cocktails N Lies (3) $97,000 Mansell Stables Willie Martinez Elliot Walden 1:34 4/52001 Fan Clubs Mister (3) $100,000 Pat Miessler Tim Doocy Steve Hobby 1:37 1/52002 Afleet Buck (3) $100,000 Irish Acres Farm Paul Nolan Jim Espy 1:37 4/52003 Morning Mary (3) $40,000 Orion Stables Cindy Noll James McCoy 1:39 2/52004 Vazandar (3) $50,000 Kissoon Thoroughbreds Seth Martinez Hugh Robertson 1:362005 Cosmic Kris (3) $50,000 Gabe Grassberg E.T. Baird Frank Springer 1:36 2/52006 Charley Tango (3) $50,000 Stonerside Stables Jesse Campbell Michael Stidham 1:40 2/52007 Chief Thief (3) $45,000 Loven & Carfagno Israel Ocampo Anthony Granitz 1:37 3/52008 Cherokee Triangle (3) $50,000 Skychai & Sand Dollar Stable Jason Lumpkins Michael Maker 1:35 3/52009 Fufty Too (3) $50,000 Joseph Novogratz Scott Stevens Mac Robertson 1:36.832010 Stachys (3) $35,000 Al & Bill Ulwelling Eddie Martin Jr. Michael Biehler 1:36.262011 Wild Jacob (3) $50,000 Stanley Mankin Ry Eikleberry Stanley Mankin 1:35.46 Page 23

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