UPCOMING EVENTS AT ASSINIBOIA DOWNS
2017 HANDICAPPING SERIES!
Assiniboia Downs is hosting 12 Handicapping Contests in 2017. Earn points in each tournament towards the Handicapper of the Year. Your best 7 of 12 contests are used to determine your 2017 points total.
Las Vegas Challenge Tournaments - Win a trip for two to Las Vegas and entry into the Orleans World Series Handicapping Tournament.
Player's Choice Tournaments - $1,750 in prize money! See entry form and rules here.
Handicapper of the Year - $3,500 in prize money! Prize money will be paid to the top 10 finishers. See below for a list of the 2017 tournaments used to determine Handicapper of the Year.
2017 Tournament Dates:
- • Player's Choice - January 28 - results
- • Player's Choice - February 25 - results
- • Player's Choice - March 25 - results
- • Player's Choice - April 29 - results
- • Las Vegas Challenge - June 10 - results (revised)
- • Las Vegas Challenge - July 8 - results
- • Las Vegas Challenge - August 12 - qualifiers
- • Las Vegas Challenge - September 9
- • Player's Choice - September 30
- • Player's Choice - October 28
- • Player's Choice - November 25
- • Player's Choice - December 16
- • 2017 Handicapper of the Year - standings (revised)
MANITOBA DERBY DAY!
- • $75,000 Manitoba Derby presented by Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries
- • $25,000 Manitoba Oaks
- • Derby Hat contest - $100 prize for each category: Best Original Hat (hand crafted), Most Elegant Derby Hat, Best Fascinator plus children's prizes! Hats must be entered by 2:30 p.m.
- • Family Fun! Pony rides, petting farm, bouncy castles & glitter tattoos
- • Free Derby history collector card to first 1,000
- • Special Derby history display by Track Historian Bob Gates plus a draw for a commemorative Season 60 collage
60-SECOND BETTING SPREE!
- • One lucky person will be drawn every live race day to win a 60-second betting spree
- • Make as many $2 bets as you can in 60-seconds. Keep what you win plus all participants will receive a special commemorative 60 Season glass
- • Top monthly winner receives dinner for two in the Terrace Dining Room and $60 in wagering vouchers
- • Monthly winners return for a year-end final for $600 cash
AFTER LIVE RACING
VLT TOURNAMENT & CRAZY HOUR!
- • Free VLT tournaments
- • Win $20 in free spins
- • Keep what you win
- • Top daily winners return for $250 monthly final
- • Crazy hour features beer, shots & wine for only $2.95
- • Plus half-price appetizers (nachos, chicken fingers, chicken wings & gyoza)
BACKSTRETCH TOUR & LUNCH - SUNDAY, JULY 23 & SUNDAY, AUGUST 20
For $10 you get a personalized tour of the press box, jockeys’ quarters, stables and a hearty lunch in the horsemen’s kitchen. Tickets are available at Guest Services. (Must be at least 8 years of age or older. Note: This is a two hour walking tour)
FAMILY FUN DAYS
- • Free family fun activities include: pony rides, petting farm, glitter tattoos, bouncy gym. Family fun activities take place from noon - 4 p.m. Live racing starts at 1:15 p.m.
- • Family fun days are Monday, August 7, Monday, September 4 & Sunday, September 10
EVERY FRIDAY & SATURDAY
$10 BUY-IN POKER (three $10 re-buys)
Registration: 10:00 p.m.
Game starts: 10:30 p.m.
- • Maximum of three re-buys for $10 up until the break when a player is out of chips
- • One add-on option for $10 at the break irregardless of how many chips a player has
- • For both re-buys and add-ons, players will receive a full starting stack of chips
- • Progressive Royal Flush jackpot starting at $500 for an additional $5
Brought to you by ALL-IN POKER TOUR in aid of the Winners Foundation MGCC-5630-TH