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June 6, 1976 – The day the mighty Thor ravaged the Downs

[caption id="attachment_3368" align="alignright" width="270"] Thor was angry on June 6, 1976 at Assiniboia Downs.[/caption] by Bob In the world of Norse mythology, Thor is recognized as the God of Thunder, but he is also closely associated with lightning and storms. On Sunday, June 6, 1976 Assiniboia Downs was the victim of his wrath! The day…
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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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