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Confirmed Case of EHV-1 at Assiniboia Downs

The Manitoba Horse Racing Commission has issued a release confirming a case of neurological Equine Herpes Virus-1 (EHV-1) at Assiniboia Downs, a racetrack located in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The ORC is closely monitoring the situation. While the quarantine at Assiniboia is…

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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…

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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…

Goldencents, Pride of Manitoba.

Goldencents Triumphs in World Championships

Chalk up an historic “golden” moment for Manitoba on the world stage of horse racing. Goldencents, the 3-year-old colt born to an Assiniboia Downs mare, has now earned $2 million–and is a leading candidate for champion 3-year-old horse of the…

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Congratulations to some great horses and people who will be inducted into the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame in August! BRUCE WALKER, JOHN SIKURA (above)  SID ATTARD AND PHIL ENGLAND (leading in Thornfield)  join some equine stars, read more…

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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,…

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 SUPER BOWL 47 – Here is the latest Clydesdale commercial (NAME THE FOAL contest too) – warning, tear jerker!   TWO NICE SKY’S   Tampa Bay Downs photo     FALLING SKY beats Canadian-bred DYNAMIC SKY, 92 Beyer Figure career…

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 Bathing Bear’s Peak – by Janis Maine     SEA MOON headed to WOODBINE!! Will join JOSHUA TREE and others for OCT 14 CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL… Wild win by invader LA TIA at Woodbine…some nice performances at the track Sunday on…

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Happy Saturday – we move into the last 50+ racing days of 2012 at Woodbine..3 weeks to the Canadian International and 5 WKS until it’s Breeders’ Cup time, let’s hope we have a solid Canadian contingent..   **REMINDER – SIRE…

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 Meet some of the people who’s jobs are at risk. Interviews were conducted asking these individuals similar questions to illustrate the reality of the concerns facing this community – they are all on RACING FUTURE.COM..   Dean Adams…one of hundreds…

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