Hidden Grace capped off a perfect season with what appeared to be a hard-fought victory in the $50,000 CTHS Stakes at Century Downs - but it really wasn’t.
There was no one quite like Assiniboia Downs’ 12-time leading trainer, Ardell Sayler, who died of heart failure in May at the age of 66.
Trained by Mike Nault, the three-year-old filly Hidden Grace, by Going Commando—High Pioneer by Pioneering, is now a perfect 4-for-4 at Assiniboia Downs.
The Manitoba-bred mare Escape Clause, the 2018 Sovereign Award winning Champion Older Mare, has her sights set on a Breeders’ Cup win.
Veteran thoroughbred breeder Larry Falloon is on the move again with new Manitoba stallion Nonios and an improved band of broodmares. He just can’t quit.
Assiniboia Downs will have a new and dynamic element to its live racing this year and it’s attracting more horses than usual to the prairie track.
Thoroughbred trainer Steve Gaskin will have a tough time topping his 2017 season at Assiniboia Downs as he enters his third year as a trainer.
Trainer Don Schnell is coming off a career year in 2017 with $475,012 in purse earnings, but it was even better than that for the 64-year-old horseman.
The most powerful broodmares in Manitoba is currently hiding out in the snow and bush at tire shop owner Charlie Fouillard’s farm in St. Lazare, MB.
“The horses are always happy to see me," says Lorna Gray.