Star Tribune reporter Rachel Blount is among four who will be inducted into the Canterbury Park Hall of Fame this year, Canterbury Park announced Monday.

Blount is joined by former jockey Tad Leggett, state veterinarian Richard Bowman and thoroughbred Wally’s Choice.

Blount has covered horse racing for the Star Tribune since 1995. She has covered 14 Triple Crown races, including the Kentucky Derby eight times.

Leggett was the track’s leading quarterhorse jockey from 2003 to 2006. Bowman has been a Minnesota Racing Commission veterinarian since 1986 and operates a ranch in North Dakota where he provides refuge for retired racehorses. Wally’s Choice is third in all-time earnings at Canterbury Park.

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