Darren Dunn

Manitoba Jockey Club Signs Deal with the Province

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 […]

Assiniboia Training Camp Open March 1st

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 […]