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Trainer Gaskin Set to Shine in 2018

Assiniboia Downs Thoroughbred racehorse trainer Steve Gaskin will have a tough time topping his 2017 season as he enters his third year as a trainer.

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Mike Doyle: Talent and Longevity on the Racetrack

Long-time Woodbine trainer Mike Doyle passed on vet school in Ireland and made his way to Canada to make his start career in Thoroughbred racing.

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Suzanne Henry Finds ‘Something Posative’ Online

Ordered off the Internet from Final Furlong at Assiniboia Downs, the Manitoba-bred mare Something Posative has been an amazing find for Suzanne Henry.

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Jockey Gary Stahlbaum’s Long Ride to the Top

Champion jockey Gary Stahlbaum, who retired in 1998 a winner of 1,759 career races, was named the 2016 recipient of the Avelino Gomez Memorial Award.

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For Cash Lives Up to His Name, Wins Champion Alberta-Bred Title

Lyle and Phylis Farkash's homebred, For Cash, has certainly lived up to his name with $133,984 in earnings in the 2015 season and over $400,000 lifetime.

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The Fitzhenrys Have a Winning Formula for Breeding Thoroughbreds

People work entire lifetimes to achieve the breeding success that Sean and Dorothy Fitzhenry have achieved since they got into the game a short time ago.