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Canterbury Park Hall of Fame To Add Three Members: Bob Lothenbach, Ry Eikleberry and Mr. Jagermeister will be honored in July 14 ceremony

The Canterbury Park Hall of Fame’s newest inductees were announced today. The Class of 2023 includes thoroughbred owner and breeder Bob Lothenbach of Wayzata, former jockey Ry Eikleberry and retired Minnesota-bred thoroughbred racehorse Mr. Jagermeister. These inductees join a group of more than 50 individuals and horses that comprise the best of Minnesota horse racing. […]

Festival of Champions at Canterbury Park will crown best Minnesota breds

-$855,000 in purses to be distributed in 12-race card- Entries for the 29th Minnesota Festival of Champions, a night of racing on Saturday, Sept. 10 at Canterbury Park restricted to thoroughbreds and quarter horses bred in the state, attracted a total of 107 horses for 12 races. Owners, jockeys and trainers of those entrants will […]

A Day in the Life of a Racehorse

Follow a racehorse through their tasks on race day! Kelsey Berndt takes us through what a horse and groom does on a race day. Quantum Leap is trained by Joel Berndt and owned by Lothenbach Stables. Video by Natalie Hoepner

Made in MN Day + Beer Fest Recap

By: Megan Bormann Whether it’s a day on the lake, barbecuing with friends and family, or a night at the racetrack, no one celebrates community better than Minnesotans in the summer. In fact, Made in Minnesota Day at Canterbury Park was a classic example of Minnesota revelry and entertainment. August 13, at Canterbury Park featured […]

Diamonds Are an Owner’s Best Friend

By Noah Joseph One of the most recognizable silks at Canterbury Park in recent times has been blue silks with a red diamond cluster and red diamonds on the sleeves. Those are the silks of Bob Lothenbach, who races under Lothenbach Stables. Lothenbach Stables is a top owner of horses throughout the Midwest and parts […]

Mister Mardi Gras in Mile

The long awaited rains finally arrived Saturday morning, bringing to mind once more the time-worn admonition – be careful of what you wish for. Horsemen, riders and even track management had hoped for rain to brighten up the yellowing turf course that was hardening day by day the past few weeks. With two premier races […]