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Zdeno continues spectacular comeback with stylish win in Sifton

[caption id="attachment_4012" align="alignright" width="270"] Zdeno wins 2014 J.W. Sifton Stakes. Travis Cunningham up[/caption] by George   Champion and 2013 Horse of the Year Zdeno continued his spectacular comeback at Assiniboia Downs Friday night in the 45th running of the $30,000 J. W. Sifton Stakes, and he did it in style. Facing only three rivals after…
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Jet Again – 2014 Manitoba Derby Contenders

[caption id="attachment_3763" align="alignright" width="270"] Jet Again looking forward to his big race.[/caption] by George Jet Again will be the favourite among those with Manitoba connections in this year's Derby and for good reason. The homebred gelding by top local sire Going Commando moved up multiple class levels while also stretching out for the first time…
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Nose the Pose holds on to win R.C. Anderson after thrilling stretch duel

[caption id="attachment_3610" align="alignright" width="270"] Nose the Pose (5) duels to the wire with Regal Silver (3) in the 2014 R.C. Anderson.[/caption] by George It wasn't supposed to be this close. Nose the Pose was the overwhelming favourite to win the restricted $30,000 R. C. Anderson Memorial for Manitoba-foaled 3-year-old fillies on Saturday night, but Regal…
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Jet Again continues roll towards Manitoba Derby

[caption id="attachment_3517" align="alignright" width="270"] Jet Again surrounded by well wishers after Frank Arnason Sire Stakes win.[/caption] by George Jet Again continued his well-managed progression towards the $75,000 Manitoba Derby Friday night with an easy victory in the Frank Aranason Sire Stakes, Jennifer Reid scored a hat trick, and young couples came out in droves as…
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Janine Smith first female jockey to win $50,000 Winnipeg Futurity in 84 years

[caption id="attachment_2880" align="alignright" width="270" caption="Janine Smith and Zdeno after winning the 2013 Winnipeg Futurity."][/caption]   by George Jockey Janine Smith was in the spotlight again on Saturday night at Assiniboia Downs when she became the first female jockey in history to win the $50,000 Winnipeg Futurity. Quite an accomplishment for the 24-year-old rider from Denman…
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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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