The first races of 2015 on the Canterbury Park horse racing track will not be on turf with horses, rather the first races of 2014 will feature 400 lb sleds propelled around the manufactured, temporary snocross track with jumps and whoops.
The racetrack at Canterbury Park will be roaring…rather Brrrp…ing to life as the first races of 2015 will be held on the track on January 9-10, 2015. The races will not be horse races but Snocross, specifically the Canterbury Park’s Pirtek Snocross National presented by Jimmy John’s. What makes this race unique is the blend of […]
Championship Snocross invades Canterbury Park transforming horse track into winter sledding playground
The Canterbury Park stop of the 2014 AMSOIL Championship Snocross racing circuit was an historic event with Tucker Hibbert becoming the winningest rider in Snocross history on Jan 3, 2014.
Canterbury Park in Shakopee, Minnesota is host to horse racing from Memorial Day until Labor Day. During the winter months the racetrack resembles a ghost town most days while the card casino remains open. On January 3-4, 2014 the track and building became abuzz with one of the coldest and craziest events of the year, […]
The sub-zero wind chill was not enough to keep winter sports enthusiasts away from Canterbury Park to witness the transformed racetrack play host to snowmobile races. The frigid temperatures kept the snow loose, creating a cloud of white powder that stuck to everything and caused the cold to feel even colder as it acted almost […]
It was a crisp winter night on January 4, 2013. Shakopee residents may have been surprised to hear bees buzzing around town. These were no ordinary bees; Canterbury Park was transformed into a winter motorsports extravaganza as the AMSOIL Championship SnoCross series took over the complex. The buzzing sound was the sound of two dozen sleds speeding around the […]