Keyword: Tom Metzen

  • The 16th running of the Claiming Crown will be held Dec. 6 at Gulfstream Park, which will host it for the third consecutive year.

    Claiming Crown Overcame Obstacles, Beat Odds

    While other concepts in the Thoroughbred business failed to come to fruition, and other racing events came, went, were scrapped, and are generally forgotten, the Claiming Crown survived and actually has grown.

  • Canterbury Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

    Canterbury Park will honor their 2006 Hall Of Fame inductees Aug. 12 with a breakfast at 10:30 a.m. This year's class will include owner Tom Metzen and trainer David Van Winkle. The two men will be the 37th and 38th members inducted into the track's Hall of Fame.