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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 […]

Love the Nest by a nose in $100,000 Minnesota Derby

Ready to Runaway wins fourth consecutive Glitter Star Stakes Love the Nest held off stablemate Cousvinnysacanuck to win the $100,000 Minnesota Derby by a nose on Saturday at Canterbury Park. Both are owned by Bob Lothenbach of Wayzata, Minn. and trained by Joel Berndt. Ry Eikleberry rode Love the Nest (pictured above on right) and […]

Canterbury’s Made in Minnesota Night features Four Stakes Saturday

$100,000 Minnesota Derby and $100,000 Minnesota Oaks highlight program Canterbury Park’s Made in Minnesota night on Saturday features the $100,000 Minnesota Derby and the $100,000 Minnesota Oaks. The one mile and 70 yard main-track derby pushes 3-year-old colts and geldings toward a large purse at a route distance many have yet to try. Love the […]

Love the Nest Impressive in $100k Northern Lights Futurity

Jockey Eikleberry wins twice on MN Festival of Champions Night Love the Nest, a 2-year-old colt trained by Joel Berndt and owned by Robert Lothenbach, powered to an impressive 7 1/4 length victory in Wednesday’s Northern Lights Futurity, one of six $100,000 statebred thoroughbred stakes on Minnesota Festival of Champions Night at Canterbury Park. Love […]