Rachel Blount

Reporter/Columnist | Sports
Phone: 612-673-4389
Rachel Blount is a sports columnist and general assignment reporter, with a particular emphasis on Olympic sports.

Recent content from Rachel Blount

Canterbury Park soars to season's finish line

While many competitors are struggling, the Shakopee venue believes it has a bright future.

Updated: September 13, 2014, - 08:11 PM

Eikleberry wants to win jockey title at his 'second home'

Ry Eikleberry, at 5-9 a towering figure among jockeys, holds the lead in Canterbury’s standings.

Updated: September 13, 2014, - 12:40 AM

Augsburg QB Scott shows scrambling ability on, off the field

Ayrton Scott’s Division I football hopes were sacked by academic woes. But Augsburg kept a door open — and his future brightened.

Updated: September 05, 2014, - 07:05 AM

Minnesota breds are crowd pleasers at Canterbury

Scott Rake produced two winners as the spotlight hit the state-bred horses.

Updated: August 31, 2014, - 11:54 PM

Reluctant Canterbury racehorse now can't be beat

Dirt Road Queen used to throw riders and refuse to enter the starting gate. Now she’s a Canterbury horse of...

Updated: August 30, 2014, - 12:22 AM

Aug. 18: Gophers star seeks further success on pommel horse

Ellis Mannon hopes to build on NCAA title at U.S. gymnastics championships.

Updated: August 28, 2014, - 06:38 PM

Hardworking Canterbury Park grooms keep horses running

The grooms who keep the “sport of kings” running see little of the glamour, but are driven by an affinity for the high-maintenance horses they tend.

Updated: August 28, 2014, - 12:47 AM

May 29: The mission lives on for Canterbury Park veterans

Canterbury Park’s 20 seasons haven’t come easy. We take a look at four workers who keep things humming in Shakopee.

Updated: August 27, 2014, - 05:15 PM

May 17: Optimism reigns as Canterbury season opens

Deal with casino is reason for confident feelings.

Updated: August 27, 2014, - 05:15 PM

April 19: Hoffner eases back into MSU football job with low profile

MSU Mankato football players were receptive to reinstated coach Todd Hoffner on Friday, who reconnected with supporters during practice.

Updated: August 15, 2014, - 09:48 PM

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