Bob Lothenbach Death – Bob Lothenbach, the premier breeder/owner/booster of Minnesota Thoroughbred Racing has passed away. Robert “Bob” Lothenbach was confirmed dead yesterday by the Minnesota Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association. He died unexpectedly, according to reports.
“I’m in complete shock…. He had such a beautiful heart and was always wanting to help better the lives of people… you will be so missed, Bob. Rest easy and we’ll see you again.”
Bob Lothenbach’s cause of death
The circumstances surrounding the cause of Bob Lothenbach’s death have not been made known to the public at the time of this publication. However, his family has confirmed the heartbreaking news. Thoughts and prayers are with his family during this difficult time.
About Bob Lothenbach
A resident of Eden Prairie, Minnesota, Lothenbach was honored as the state’s TOBA Outstanding Breeder of the Year in 2019. His involvement with Canterbury Park dates back to its opening in the mid-1980s. Lothenbach boards horses at facilities in Lexington, Kentucky, and Saint Michael, Minnesota.
His breeding operation includes 34 broodmares, 93 horses of racing age, 22 yearlings, and 22 foals. Notable homebred horses include millionaire Mister Mardi Gras and grade 1 winner Mayo On the Side.
Lothenbach has also produced successful runners like Millionaires Vacare, Bearpath (2010 Pan American Stakes winner), and Sonic Boom (2017 American Derby victor). In addition to owning a share of the multiple graded stakes winner Saint Ballado, Lothenbach bred five stakes winners from his mare Appealing Storm.
Despite selling his business, Imagine! Print Solutions, he remains active in managing family investments and property. Beyond his involvement in horse racing, Lothenbach dedicates his time to supporting literacy initiatives through the Literacy Matters Foundation, reflecting his commitment to aiding those facing literacy challenges.
The family will release an obituary and funeral arrangements for Bob Lothenbach.
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