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Johnny Love talks Canterbury Park

Johnny Love

Minneapolis Star Tribune handicapper Johnny Love provides his thoughts on the race meet thus far. Find his selections every race day in the Star Tribune Sports or online.


Wings Locked Up wins Dark Star Cup

By JIM WELLS There was a heat advisory on Saturday as the area got a taste of what typically doesn’t occur until the depths of summer in the Twin Cities, yet even what Minnesotans refer to as oven-like was mitigated significantly by a stiff breeze. It was warm, 95 degrees at 3 p.m. with a […]

Johnny Love – Star Tribune Handicapper

Johnny Love

Johnny Love spent opening weekend at Canterbury Park.  Never short of opinions, he is the Star Tribune public handicapper after all, Johnny shares his thought about the Canterbury meet… Find Johnny’s selections each race day at .

Johnny Love: From Pro Wrestling to the Sport of Kings

By: Annise Montplaisir   When it comes to horse racing, unpredictability is a given. Preparation, ability and chance play equal roles in the careers of racehorses, and are also aspects taken into consideration when betting. Johnny Love, handicapper for the Minneapolis Star Tribune, is no stranger to unpredictability. The skilled former athlete with a passion […]

Buck Night is Back

Buck hot dogs, soft drinks, admission and programs returned Thursday night and so, too, did good weather and the fans. For that matter, so did a horse named Supreme Ghost. The first buck night of the meet by almost any measuring stick was a rousing success. Let’s start with the turnout. A crowd of 7,196 […]