06/07/2002 12:00AM



Canterbury Park canceled the last four races of its Thursday-night card because of electrical storms in the Minneapolis area. Racing was scheduled to resume Friday evening. Also on Friday, the track's parent company, Canterbury Park Holding, announced that it would award a special 25 cents dividend to shareholders of record as of June 28, 2002. . . . Former Kentucky governor Brereton C. Jones Jr., and his wife, Libby, have purchased historic Woodburn Farm near Lexington, Ky., and will put a conservation easement on the 495-acre property. The farm, listed with Justice Real Estate for $7,425,000, was once the home of the great 19th century stallion Lexington and produced five Kentucky Derby winners, four Preakness Stakes winners, and 10 Belmont Stakes winners. . . . The National Thoroughbred Racing Association board on Friday approved the continuation of its Racing Integrity and Drug Testing Task Force at a quarterly meeting in New York. The task force has taken a leading role in the effort to reform medication rules in the United States.