Winnipeg track hosts first card of the new season and longtime Florida jockey takes a triple on the seven-race card.
COVID-19 pandemic-related restrictions have led to the two tracks postponing the start of their 2021 racing seasons.
Winnipeg track will open for live racing on the date (May 17) that they scheduled for 2021 with plenty of horses.
Winnipeg track receives a small percentage of lofty wagering totals as betting is done through Woodbine's HorsePlayer Interactive.
Assiniboia's CEO Darren Dunn understandably pleased that racing has started, although there is still plenty of missing revenue.
Assiniboia Downs is ready to go for racing start-up on May 25 with spectator-less racing and a litany of safety rules in place.
Manitoba track has a solid horse population to race three evenings a week in an attempt to have fewer US tracks to go up against.
A year-long legal battle between the Manitoba Jockey Club (MJC) and the provincial government over funding of live Thoroughbred racing at Assiniboia Downs has come to an end. In a joint statement on April 23rd, it was announced that the parties have entered a 12-year deal, which will see the MJC continue to operate the […]
Training for the 55th season of live horse racing at Assiniboia Downs begins Thursday with the opening of the training track and the indoor Equiciser. That is about two months from the kick-off date of the live race season which is Sunday, May 6, the day after the Kentucky Derby. “We are essentially the […]