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The Mighty Seabiscuit Raced in Winnipeg?

[caption id="attachment_1391" align="alignright" width="270" caption="Joey - "The People's Horse""][/caption] by Bob Sorry, Seabiscuit didn’t race here, but now that I have your attention let me tell you the story of a horse much like the “Biscuit” who raced in our fair city in the “dirty ‘30s” and early ‘40s. Joey was a champion racehorse whose…
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A Derby Tale Out of This World

[caption id="attachment_1191" align="alignright" width="270" caption="Fire N Desire wins 1969 Manitoba Derby"][/caption] by Bob On Monday, August 6, the Manitoba Derby will celebrate its 64th running, but this past July 19 marked the 43rd anniversary of what might have been the best ever Derby run at Assiniboia Downs – one that was just out of this…
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