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Max Freed Plays “Let’s Make a Deal” with Monty Hall

[caption id="attachment_3259" align="alignright" width="270"] Fort Garry in the Winner's Circle, September 11, 1948.[/caption] by Bob Before telling you about this Manitoba racing icon's deal with TV game show host Monty Hall, let me give you some background on one of the greatest and well-known local horseman, Max Freed. Max was born to David and Tilley…
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Dawn breaks on season #56 at Assiniboia Downs

  [caption id="attachment_1852" align="alignright" width="270" caption="Saugeen Linda from David Swail's barn. Won a race Opening Day at Assiniboia Downs on June 14, 1963. 50 years ago!"][/caption] Fond memories of opening day at the Downs by Bob It’s hard to believe that seven months have passed since we put a wrap on the 2012 live racing…
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