Manitoba Jockey Club

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 Downs Given 2014 Racing Licence

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 […]

Manitoba Jockey Club Alleges Criminal Activity, Files Complaint with RCMP

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 […]