Category Archives: Live Racing

Rob’s 5 Rules for Making Money at the Races

  [caption id="attachment_2309" align="alignright" width="150" caption="This person followed Rob's rules :)"][/caption] Rob’s ASD Best Bets, Weekend Longshots for June 21-22 by Rob Picking a winner and betting are difficult tasks under any circumstances, but many people make it even more difficult by playing and thinking in ways that are counterproductive in the creation of value…
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Pleasant Closing spoils Balooga Bull’s 2013 debut with hard fought neck win

  [caption id="attachment_2135" align="alignright" width="270" caption="Pleasant Closing walks into the Winner's Circle with groom Johnathan Mills after winning the third race Wednesday night."][/caption] Best race of the year to date sets gutsy pair up for rematch by George Balooga Bull gave it everything he had on Wednesday night but the 2012 Horse of the Year…
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Tanya Lindsay steals show with two winners Saturday, 15% Pick-4 pays $2,323

  [caption id="attachment_2110" align="alignright" width="270" caption="Tanya Lindsay (right) in the Winner's Circle with C.C. Ride and crew after winning the 7th race on Saturday."][/caption] Lindsay wins three races in two days with horses making their 2013 debuts by George Trainer Tanya Lindsay stole the show on Saturday night at Assiniboia Downs and not because she…
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Nolan and Simpson win a pair apiece on Friday night at ASD

  [caption id="attachment_2095" align="alignright" width="270" caption="Paul Nolan gives General Day a well-deserved pat after winning the 8th race on Friday night."][/caption] Nolan gets to within one of Husbands, Sayler maintains trainer standings lead by George Paul Nolan and Trevor Simpson each won a pair of races and Chris Husbands scored once to maintain his slim…
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Husbands scores second consecutive hat trick on Mother’s Day

  [caption id="attachment_1983" align="alignright" width="270" caption="Chris Husbands completes second straight hat trick with Magical Powder in the 6th race on Mother's Day at ASD."][/caption] Jockey Chris Husbands was at it again on Mother's Day at ASD, following up his Saturday hat trick with another one on Sunday in front of a fabulous holiday crowd. Husbands…
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Nolan, Husbands and Danelson score Saturday night hat tricks at Downs

  [caption id="attachment_1969" align="alignright" width="270" caption="Chris Husbands wins 7th race aboard Blind Magic for trainer Chad Torevell. Pick-4 pays $3,316!"][/caption] Jockeys Paul Nolan, Chris Husbands and Trevor Simpson stole the show on Saturday night at the Downs with a pair of hat tricks and a double-ender that shut out all other riders. Veteran trainer Gary…
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Speed and class prevail in championship stakes at ASD

[caption id="attachment_1635" align="alignright" width="270" caption="Balooga Bull and groom Richard Spencer are all smiles after winning the 2012 Gold Cup at ASD."][/caption] by George There’s no question that the highlight of the past weekend at Assiniboia Downs was Balooga Bull demolishing his opposition in the 55th running of the $50,000 Gold Cup on Saturday night. The…
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