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Eyesa Wagon Maker Wins $133,525 Mystic Lake Northlands Futurity
Trainer Stacy Charette-Hill’s horses run 1-2-3 in Canterbury’s richest quarter horse race
Shakopee, MN — Trainer Stacy Charette-Hill had four of the nine starters in Friday’s $133,525 Mystic Lake Northlands Futurity at Canterbury Park and finished first , second, third, and fifth in the richest quarter horse race in the Shakopee, MN track’s 27-season history. Eyesa Wagon Maker, who paid $75.80 to win, prevailed by a neck over Mighty Coronas
Stormy Smith, who won this race in 2011 and 2012, was aboard Eyesa Wagon Maker.
In June of last year, Canterbury Park and the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community, which owns and operates Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, entered into a cooperative purse enhancement and marketing agreement that will inject $75 million into the horsemen purse fund over the agreement’s 10-year span. The purse for the Mystic Lake Northlands Futurity was guaranteed at $100,000 in February which included money from the Mystic Lake Purse Enhancement Fund. When nominating and sustaining payments made by horsemen interested in running more than covered the $100,000 guarantee, management combined those payments with the enhancement fund dollars creating a record quarter horse