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jrjwkAugust 11, 2017
Went with my wife and 2yr old. We all had a blast, many of the employees are real enthusiasts and can answer lots of questions about the races etc. we went on a Thursday, which is "buck" night, there ... more »
Steve JAugust 6, 2017
I paid 75 bucks for advance tickets to brew, burger, bacon fest. This was very unorganized. We arrived prior to racing, but were told we had to pay regular admission until 230. When the event started.... more »
cherylmike2July 30, 2017
We went to watch the Corgi races, had a really fun time. We will be back next year. The drinks were reasonable. It was very well attended more »
Jessica WongJune 17, 2017
Love coming here to play cards or bet the horses. Will not play table games at Mystic because they do tip share so I find the dealers to be less friendly b and more rude. The dealers here earn their own tips and are a lot of fun. They have Ultimate Hold Em which you will not find at Mystic. Also love depending the day here watching the horse races on the weekend. Great way to spend the day, even if you don't know how to bet horses. You can attend Canterbury College in the spring for free to brush up your race betting. Lots of fun!
Cat CainJune 11, 2017
My husband and I really enjoy Canterbury Race Track, in Shakopee, MN. I'd give it 5 stars if they still allowed you to bring your picnic items in. On very hot days, we drink a lot of water & buying it there, cost an arm & a leg. I only have 2 each of those. I don't get hungry on hot days, but when I do get hungry, food cost even more. But this place is so much fun, we just try to budget the best we can to include it. Entry cost went up a couple $ either this year, or last year, but it's still affordable entertainment, except for the food & drinks. Canterbury is great at promotional features; Bull dog, wiener dog, exotic animals competitions. They have "Buck Night," wine and beer tasting days, live music some days & nights, free hot dog days, etc. There is a play place for kids and special family days. If you register for their race card, free, they send you updates, bulletins, calendars, free tickets, etc, plus you get discounts, free racing programs, etc. Great place!
Jewel LoveJuly 2, 2017
We don't go often, but it's a good cheap day of fun. Even with kids. Love that military members ate free, such a nice perk. Prices for concessions aren't actually that bad, it's affordable. I will say the only negative is that the lines are very long everywhere. They MUST get more bathrooms. I waited 32 minutes to get into the women's bathroom last Sunday. Rediculous.
John HiebertJune 20, 2017
A great place to go for a number of reasons. If you want to sit outside, drink beer and eat fair-oriented foods, this is a good place. If you want to go experience a cross section of 'Merica, think will suffice. If you want to gamble on the ponies or partake in poker, this is the place. On a good weather day, it can be pretty busy here, but there is seemingly always somewhere to sit, but you may have to work at it.
Andrew EricksonJune 8, 2017
Facilities are clean. OK food options. Craft beer bar on the second level. I like it way more since you can now bet on your phone as opposed to waiting in line for those machines. Spend the 10 minutes to set it up! We always have a great time, the 4 times a year we visit.
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