The regulating agency of Assiniboia Downs concluded that no rules were violated in the race involving Sheldon Chickeness and King Witt.
In the 5th race there is concern regarding the stretch run of King Witt, ridden by Sheldon Chickeness, who appeared to pull up then ride aggressively.
The operators of Assiniboia Downs have announced the addition of Norva Riddell and Darrell Stephansson to bring the number back up to seven..
The Board of Directors of the Manitoba Jockey Club has elevated current 10-year Director Jeff Goy to the role of interim Chair.
The lifelong lover of horses and racing as an owner and leader, Harvey will be remembered for his contributions to the industry.
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 […]
The Manitoba Jockey Club has been granted a racing licence for Assiniboia Downs by the Manitoba Horse Racing Commission for 2014. That means the Downs can continue simulcasting and making preparations for the live thoroughbred horse racing meet that opens May 4. The commission had granted the Jockey Club a temporary licence, which was due […]
The Manitoba Jockey Club (MJC) was granted a full, expedited Judicial Review Hearing in Queen’s Bench late yesterday afternoon – a process that can normally take many months to schedule. Given the urgency of the situation, the Judicial Review Hearing, under which legislative and executive actions are subject to review (and possible invalidation), will begin […]