Tag Archives: Jerry Gourneau

Favourites, fit horses, bugs and women dominate at Downs on opening day

  [caption id="attachment_1907" align="alignright" width="270" caption="Janine Smith gets a hug after winning the first race of the season."][/caption] Crowd loud under sunny Manitoba skies as jockettes take 5 of 8 races by George Favourites, fit horses, bugs and women dominated the opening day card at Assiniboia Downs on Sunday, May 5, under the sunniest skies…
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Singh Wins Three and Survives Claim of Foul

[caption id="attachment_590" align="alignright" width="170" caption="Rohan Singh"][/caption] by George Jockey Rohan Singh did his imitation of a hobo chasing a hotdog to win three races, survive a claim of foul and make an unsuccessful foul claim of his own on Wednesday night at the Downs. Singh won the second race aboard Lite the Cigar ($16.40) for…
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Jamaican Jockey Champion Trevor Simpson Live at ASD for So Many Reasons

[caption id="attachment_454" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Trevor Simpson gets a tip from Refund Status"][/caption] by George Trevor Simpson continued to demonstrate why he was a 5-time champion in Jamaica last night at ASD with a wire-to-wire win on Meshuguna in the first race for trainer Bev Hamilton, and the longshots finally got rolling in the sixth race,…
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Mother’s Day at ASD features fast fillies, prize draws for Mom

by George Happy Mother’s Day! It’s supposed to be warm and sunny (just like Mom!) and it should be a gorgeous day at the track. We’re used to ASD opening on Mother’s Day, but it just happened to fall within the second weekend of live racing this year. Fine with us! Warmer weather! [youtube] http://youtu.be/N1yzUMenGTc…
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