Archive for: May, 2012

First Trifecta Win

Published by Lucky Dog under Horse Racing.

Quarter horse racing returned to Canterbury Park this Memorial Day weekend 2012. I got my first trifecta win, but I can’t say I was happy with the $8.20 payout. A quarter horse race is a short quarter mile blast down the track, so there isn’t a lot of time for horses to change position. The […]

Return to Canterbury

Published by Lucky Dog under Horse Racing.

We had a good afternoon at Canterbury Park today. I continued my streak from last year by winning a $5  exacta in the first race for $110. Then again in the 5th race I hit on another $5 exacta for $126. My girlfriend called a $5 exacta on the Pimlico Stakes race  which was simulcast […]

Gambling on the Buffet

Published by Lucky Dog under Indian Casinos, Minnesota.

Most of the time the casino buffet is uneventful. People are herded into a large room where they eat more than they normally would. With an all-you-can eat buffet, there is a higher chance that someone at the next table will start choking and the restaurant staff will have to preform the Heimlich on them. That’s exactly what happened […]

MN Gov Signs Track Betting Bill

Published by Lucky Dog under Horse Racing.

How do you make money at the horse track without being at the horse track? Well, actually now there are two ways to do this in Minnesota. The Governor signed a bill on 5/4/12 that allows horse races at the two tracks in MN to be simulcast at Indian casinos in the state.  Poker players will also […]