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


  • Featuring the $75,000 Manitoba Derby presented by Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries
  • Derby Sweepstakes. Win $100 win wager on a Derby horse!
  • Derby Hat contest - $100 prize for each category (best original handmade), most elegant, best fascinator. Children's prizes also awarded. Entries close at 2:30 p.m.
  • Family fun including pony rides, petting farm, face painting, bouncy castles
  • Free Derby history collector card to first 1,000
  • Special Derby history display by Track Historian Bob Gates

Manitoba Night Markets & Festivals at Assiniboia Downs

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


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 - results
  • Las Vegas Challenge - Saturday, July 6 - results
  • Las Vegas Challenge - Saturday, August 10 - qualifiers (as of July 13)
  • 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)

  • Poker is on summer break and will 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

  • Family Fun DaysMonday, 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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