Tag Archives: Manitoba Matron

Philip Kives, Master of K5 Stables – A Tribute

[caption id="attachment_5380" align="alignright" width="390"] Phil Kives with Island Fling in 1978.[/caption] by Bob Gates Much has been written about the president and founder of K-tel International since his unexpected death on April 27, 2016. Today we leave the world of the Miracle Brush, Veg-O-Matic, Teflon Fry Pan, Patty Stacker and records like "Hooked on Classics"…
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$50,000 Matron Stakes looks wide open on Labour Day Monday at Downs

[caption id="attachment_3947" align="alignright" width="270"] Canada Day Stakes winner Go Go Lolo top local threat in $50,000 Matron on Monday.[/caption] by Rob Labour Day Monday at Assiniboia Downs has always been a big day on the Winnipeg racing calendar and this Monday will be no different, with the $50,000 Matron Stakes attracting some star horses. In…
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Bull bounces back; local owners get 1st & 2nd in Matron

By Ivan Bigg for George (on holidays) The Bull is back to his old winning self. [caption id="attachment_2811" align="alignright" width="470" caption="Balooga Bull is back!"][/caption] Balooga Bull, Horse of the Year at 2- and 3-years-old, showed on Friday that his talent is still intact at 4 despite an uncharacteristic fourth-place finish in his previous race, the…
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