Atras cut his teeth in the barns of Assiniboia Downs in Winnipeg, trained his own claiming stable and was an assistant to Robertino Diodoro.
Fully immunized fans will be welcomed back to the Winnipeg track at 50% capacity as dictated by Manitoba health authorities.
Stakes stars and multi-leg wagers and carryovers have been attractive to bettors as track awaits return of spectators.
Horse racing is in full swing from coast-to-coast and here is a look at the leaderboards from track to track.
Winnipeg track hosts first card of the new season and longtime Florida jockey takes a triple on the seven-race card.
Alberta and Manitoba tracks had opening days delayed a week but are set to get 2021 underway on the Victoria Day long weekend.
COVID-19 pandemic-related restrictions have led to the two tracks postponing the start of their 2021 racing seasons.
Champion Escape Clause recently produced her first foal as reported by The Insider newsletter by Ivan Bigg, a colt by Duramente.
From recording commercials on a phone in his closet to getting Assiniboia off and running during COVID-19, Darren Dunn talks 2020.
Winnipeg track changes course due to COVID-19 pandemic and cyber meeting, and while difficult, yields big wagering numbers on shortened season.
Mandatory payouts on Jackpot bets continue to fuel interest in Winnipeg Thoroughbred racing, attracting attention North America-wide.