Tag Archives: September 7

Janine Smith first female jockey to win $50,000 Winnipeg Futurity in 84 years

[caption id="attachment_2880" align="alignright" width="270" caption="Janine Smith and Zdeno after winning the 2013 Winnipeg Futurity."][/caption]   by George Jockey Janine Smith was in the spotlight again on Saturday night at Assiniboia Downs when she became the first female jockey in history to win the $50,000 Winnipeg Futurity. Quite an accomplishment for the 24-year-old rider from Denman…
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Chow boots home four longshots to force Pick-4 carryover of $5,184 into Wednesday, Nolan surges back into lead in rider standings

[caption id="attachment_1592" align="alignright" width="270" caption="Chavion Chow. All smiles after winning four races. On longshots!"][/caption] by George Young Jamaican jockey Chavion Chow booted home four longshot winners on Saturday night at the Downs to force a Pick-4 carryover of $5,184 carryover and Paul Nolan won four races the night before to take back the lead in…
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Workouts: Transferring morning glory to the Winner’s Circle

[caption id="attachment_1583" align="alignright" width="270" caption="Tannat. Sleeper in the Pick-5?"][/caption] by Rob Using workouts in your handicapping can help you to spot three types of horses ready to run well: first time starters, horses coming off a freshening and stakes horses. First time starters are working themselves into shape to run their first race, horses coming…
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