[caption id="attachment_1823" align="alignright" width="270" caption="Ardell Sayler (left) receives 2012 Horse of the Year Award for Balooga Bull from Blair Miller. Gerry Hart Photo."][/caption] The 29th Annual Manitoba Thoroughbred Awards were held on April 20, 2013 at Assiniboia Downs and attendance was excellent! The ceremonies were kicked off with a rousing speech by Assiniboia Downs…Read more
She’s Regal romps in Gold Strike Mile, Singh and Reid score four, Manitoba Derby beckons
[caption id="attachment_1170" align="alignright" width="270" caption="RCMP Musical Ride. At the Downs on Friday, August 3 and Saturday, August 4!"][/caption] by George Jockeys Rohan Singh and Jennifer Reid each won four races on the weekend, the Friday Pick-4 paid big and we saw one of the largest win-place-show pools in Assiniboia Downs’ history when someone bet a…Read more
Could Gold Strike Mile result in biggest bridge jump wager ever?
[caption id="attachment_1153" align="alignright" width="260" caption="Move Aside Kid's - Saturday Longshot"][/caption] by Rob Friday night’s feature is the $15,000 Gold Strike Mile for Manitoba-bred 3-year-old fillies, which goes as the third race on the card with four horses. She’s Regal is the obvious standout and I am willing to bet that she will take incredible amounts…Read more
She’s Regal Wins $25,000 Hazel Wright Sire Stakes, Rarick Continues Hot Streak with Longshot
by George She’s Regal lived up to her favoured status in the $25,000 Hazel Wright Sire Stakes on a gorgeous Saturday night at Assiniboia Downs and trainer Wade Rarick continued his hot streak with a longshot in the last. [caption id="attachment_556" align="aligncenter" width="540" caption="2012 Hazel Wright Sire Stakes Winner She's Regal."][/caption] Opening a short but…Read more