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Opening day 2018 beckons at ASD. A little history!

by Bob Gates Everyone's talking about the Kentucky Derby and Mothers' Day is just around the corner. You know what that means! Live racing is set to return to Assiniboia Downs! After a seven-month hiatus the Downs launches its 2018 season of thoroughbred horse racing this Mothers' Day, Sunday, May 13, and Darren Dunn and…
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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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Money to be made on opening day at ASD! Sunday, May 6, 2012

[caption id="attachment_182" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Plus Ultra contemplates local debut"][/caption] by Rob It’s Christmas, Easter and Halloween all rolled up into one. It’s the promise of hope and new opportunity. It’s the beginning of new live race meet here at ASD. Dreams of riches and winners abound on Sunday, May 6, on an opening day card…
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