Upcoming Events

Chase the Ace! Every live race day!

Winnipeg's ultimate Chase the Ace
Tickets $5
One ticket drawn each race day.
Ace of Diamonds wins the Jackpot!
Pick a joker ($500), Ace of Clubs, Hearts of Spades ($250), any other card $100
Proceeds to Final Furlong - LGCA-5630-RF-31556
Click here for more information

Ladies Night - Saturday, June 1

Fancy hats on… let’s go to the races!  Ladies… this one’s for you!

Saturday, June 1st - it’s Ladies Night at Assiniboia Downs.  Grab your friends and check it out!  Racing begins at 7:15 with a chance to win more than 1-thousand dollars in prizes!  And who doesn’t love a sneak peek?  Get a taste of the Manitoba Night Market with 20 select vendors on hand featuring items any lady will love.

So what are you waiting for… c’mon… Do the Downs!  Don’t miss Ladies Night, June 1st at Assiniboia Downs.

Manitoba Night Markets & Festivals at Assiniboia Downs

Sunday, June 9 from 3 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Sunday, August 11 from 3 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Saturday, September 14 from 3 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Food trucks, artisans, music, kid's entertainment & more!
Admission $5 (kid's 5 & under free)
Parking $5
Click here for more information

UNREAL - Canada's Ultimate Tribute Band Festival - Sunday,  July 7

Featuring eight tribute bands, food trucks & more!
3 p.m. - Johnny Cash - A.R. Cash - Canada's premier Johnny Cash tribute
4 p.m. - Elvis Presley - Corny Rempel - award winning tribute to Elvis
5 p.m. - The Beatles - Free Ride - North America's premier show band
6 p.m. - Cher - Turn Back Time - Canada's top Cher tribute
7 p.m. - STYX - Renegade - Canada's ultimate STYX tribute
8 p.m. - British Icons - Free Ride's tribute to Bowie, Jagger, Lennon, McCartney and Richards
9 p.m. - Guns N Roses - Rattlesnake Suitcase - Canada's top tribute
10 p.m. - Kiss - World's Kraziest Kiss Tribute

- Adults $35
- Doors open at 2 p.m. Bring your own lawn chair.  There will be limited bench seating in the concert area.
- No pets allowed
- No outside food or beverage allowed
- Bag check upon entering facility
- No re-entry


Assiniboia Downs is hosting 12 Handicapping Contests in 2018. Earn points in each tournament towards the Handicapper of the Year. Your best 7 of 12 contests are used to determine your 2019 points total.

Las Vegas Challenge Tournaments - Win a trip for two to Las Vegas and entry into the Orleans World Series Handicapping Tournament. Las Vegas Challenge tournaments are held during live racing.  Entry fee $50. Receive entry fee discounts by qualifying each race day. See Las Vegas Challenge tournament dates below. Click here for entry form and rules.

Player's Choice Tournaments - $1,750 in prize money!
Entry fee $35 ($25 if you enter by 9 p.m. the Friday before). See Player's Choice tournament dates below.

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 2019 tournaments used to determine Handicapper of the Year.

2019 Tournament Dates

  • Player's Choice - Saturday, January 26, 2019 - results
  • Player's Choice - Saturday, February 23, 2019 - results
  • Player's Choice - Saturday, March 23, 2019 - results
  • Player's Choice - Saturday, April 27, 2019 - results
  • Las Vegas Challenge - Saturday, June 8 - qualifiers (as of May 20)
  • Las Vegas Challenge - Saturday, July 6
  • Las Vegas Challenge - Saturday, August 10
  • Las Vegas Challenge - Sunday, September 8
  • Player's Choice - Saturday, September 28
  • Player's Choice - Saturday, October 26
  • Player's Choice - Saturday, November 30
  • Player's Choice - Saturday, December 14
  • Handicapper of the Year standings - click here


$10 BUY-IN POKER (three $10 re-buys)

Registration: 7:00 p.m. (no late registration)
Game starts: 8:00 p.m.

  • Poker will take place in the Trackview Gallery on the third level on the following dates: May 24, 25, 31, June 1, 7,8,14 & 15.
  • Poker will then take a break for the summer and resume on Friday, September 13.
  • 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 regardless 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 for an additional $5.
  • Maximum 60 players. No late registration.
  • Click here for poker rules

Brought to you by ALL-IN POKER TOUR in aid of the Winners Foundation MGCC-5630-TH

  • After live racing in the Club West Gaming Lounge
  • Enter to win $20 in FREE spins. Keep what you win. Top daily winner comes back to play in month-end final for $250

  • Monday, May 20 at 10:30 a.m.
  • Assiniboia Downs Main Floor
  • Complimentary breakfast for ASD owners plus one guest each
  • Free programs & tip sheets, draws for ASD merchandise plus owners of Escape Clause as special guests!
  • Owners must RSVP to Samantha by Friday, May 17 at 204-885-3330 (ext 0) in order to attend. Please have MHRC owner pass # when calling

  • Family Fun DaysMonday, May 20, Sunday, June 16, Monday, August 5, Monday, September 2 & Sunday, September 8
  • Racing starts at 1:15 p.m. Free family fun events from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Events include pony rides, petting farm, bouncy castles and face painting

  • Sunday, June 23, Sunday, July 28 & Sunday, August 25 at 9:30 a.m.
  • Get a guided walking tour (approx. 2 hours) of the press box, jockey's room, barn area and then enjoy a delicious lunch in the backstretch diner
  • Tickets $10 per person.  Tickets must be pre-purchased. For more information call Samantha at 204-885-3330 (ext. 0)

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