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Another Strong Downs Season Coming Up

Posted: April 20th at 2:00pm horse racing, Featured, SPORTS
WINNIPEG, MB. - Derek Corbel, the Assistant Director of Racing, couldn’t be more fired up about the 2017 live racing season at Assiniboia Downs. In fact, Corbel can’t get over…

Lots to Do Before Live Racing Starts in Winnipeg

Posted: April 18th at 9:00am horse racing, Featured, SPORTS
WINNIPEG, MB. - We’re still about a month away from the beginning of the 2017 live racing meet in Winnipeg, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t a lot going on…

Pizarro Named Canada’s Top Apprentice Jockey

Posted: April 15th at 10:00am horse racing, Featured, SPORTS
WINNIPEG, MB - Winnipeg’s own Kayla Pizarro has been named Canada’s top apprentice jockey. She received the prestigious honour at the annual Sovereign Awards banquet in Toronto on Thursday night.…

The Downs Unveils 60th Anniversary Logo

Posted: February 15th at 2:00pm horse racing, Featured, SPORTS
WINNIPEG, MB. - On June 10, 2017, when the horses go to the post for Race 1, it will be, officially, the 60th Anniversary of Assiniboia Downs. On June 10,…

Want To Make Big Money At The Track?

Posted: January 6th at 4:00pm horse racing, Featured, SPORTS
Winnipeg, Manitoba - Have you always wanted to make big money at the race track? Have you been envious of the folks at Assiniboia Downs who cash big pari-mutuel tickets?…

Our Handicapper Loves the Chrome

Posted: November 5th, 2016 at 12:30pm horse racing, Featured, SPORTS
Winnipeg, MB - After one of the most spectacular races in the history of the Breeders’ Cup on Friday night, punters will settle into the biggest day of racing this…

MyToba Handicapper’s Picks for Breeders’ Cup

Posted: November 4th, 2016 at 1:00am horse racing, Featured, SPORTS
WINNIPEG, MB. - The 2016 Breeders’ Cup is upon us and the two-day festival of thoroughbred racing starts at Winnipeg’s Assiniboia Downs on Friday afternoon. This year’s Breeder’s Cup will be…

Winnipeg’s Own Breeder’s Cup Weekend at ASD

Posted: November 2nd, 2016 at 5:30pm horse racing, Featured, SPORTS
Winnipeg, MB — When he came to Winnipeg to play in the Heritage Classic, former Winnipeg Jets fan-favourite, now hockey and horse racing authority for NBC Sports, Eddie Olczyk, was going…

Assiniboia Downs finishes season with a flourish

Posted: September 12th, 2016 at 9:30am horse racing, Featured, SPORTS
Christopher Husbands was the champion jockey and Ton Gardipy Jr. win his fourth trainers’ title as the 2016 Assiniboia Downs live meet came to a close on Sunday night. And when…

Three huge stakes races to end the season

Posted: September 10th, 2016 at 10:58am horse racing, Featured, SPORTS
As Christopher Husbands and Tom Gardipy Jr. try to wrap up the jockey and trainers’ championships, the last three stakes races of the season go to post at Assiniboia Downs…
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