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Canterbury Opening Day Selections!

It's now the start of my favorite time of the year the Canterbury meet! The opening day card looks to be extra juicy and contentious, so here are my selections/ horses to watch for the opening day card at my favorite racetrack in America Canterbury Park!  

Race #1 
Claiming $12,500 
1 Mile and 70 Yards  
Dirt 
For 3 year olds and up 

The Picks 

Fist Full #3 

Al Musaddad #4 

Ella's Kitten #5 

Race #2 
Maiden Claiming $12,500 
5 1/2 Furlongs 
Dirt 
Maidens 3 year old fillies 

The Picks 

Swinging Moon #5 

Dthirteentheelement #7 

Sweet G #4 

Race #3 
Claiming $6,250 
5 1/2 Furlongs 
Dirt 
For fillies and mares 3 and up which have never won two races 

The Picks 

Sweet Stormy #4 

One Fine Lady #6 

Bring The Check #3 

Race #4 
Allowance 
5 1/2 Furlongs 
Dirt 
For MN-Bred Fillies and Mares 3 and up which have never won two 

The Picks 

Sky and Sea #6 

Rockin The Bleu's #4 

Blumin Sweetheart #2 

Race #5 
Maiden Special Weight 
5 1/2 Furlongs  
Dirt 
For MN-Bred Maidens 3 and up 

The Picks 

Sam's Silver Star #8 

Bet Your  Socks #7 

Holy Brass #5 

Race #6 
10,000 Lakes Stakes 
6 Furlongs 
Dirt 
For Colts and Geldings that are registered MN-Breds 

The Picks: 

Heliskier #7 

Coconino Slim #4

Bourbon County #2 

Race #7 
Maiden Special Weight 
5 1/2 Furlongs  
Dirt 
For MN-Bred Maidens 3 and up 

The Picks 

Gottcha Silver #3 

AP the MVP #4 

Demi Blue #10 

Race #8 
Claiming $4,000 
5 1/2 Furlongs 
Dirt 
For 3 and up which have not won since November 16th 

The Picks 

Our Family Affair #9 

Incisive #8  

Human Eraser #3 
 


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