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Mason On Manitoba Developments

November 27, 2018:

Great Western Harness Racing Circuit President Darryl Mason has commented on the Manitoba Government’s recently announced short-term plan for the provincial horse racing industry....read on

Manitoba, MJC Reach 12-Year VLT Deal

April 23, 2014:

It has been reported that the Province of Manitoba and the Manitoba Jockey Club have reached a 12-year VLT agreement which will ensure live Thoroughbred racing at Assiniboia Downs will continue. The agreement will see all current litigation by the MJC against the province cease....read on

Manitoba Judge Reserves Decision

April 15, 2014:

It has been reported that judge Richard Chartier has reserved his decision in regard to the Manitoba Jockey Club’s request for an injunction. The injunction would allow it to continue to receive VLT revenue under a 2011 agreement with the provincial government....read on

Assiniboia Granted Licence, Will Race

February 27, 2014:

It has been reported that live racing will continue at Assiniboia Downs in Manitoba in 2014....read on

MJC Withdraws Court Challenge

February 25, 2014:

It has been reported that the Manitoba Jockey Club has decided to not pursue a court challenge in regard to the future of Assiniboia Downs’ wagering licence....read on

Brief Extension Of Assiniboia VLT Pact

February 4, 2014:

It has been reported that the Manitoba Government has given the Manitoba Jockey Club a brief extension of the existing Video Lottery Terminal deal for Assiniboia Downs which expired on Monday (Feb. 3)....read on

Assiniboia VLT Impasse Looming

January 31, 2014:

It has been reported that the 140 video lottery terminals which are currently in operation at Assiniboia Downs in Manitoba could go ‘dark’ effective Monday, February 3....read on

MHRC Reaches Agreement With MJC

December 20, 2013:

On Thursday, December 19, the Manitoba Horse Racing Commission announced that its board has reached a temporary agreement with the Manitoba Jockey Club....read on

Assiniboia/PFN Deal PFN Announced

December 19, 2013:

On Thursday, December 19 at Assiniboia Downs, the Peguis First Nation announced a deal it has reached with the Manitoba Jockey Club for a $100-million development....read on

Report: Peguis Has Bought Assiniboia

December 18, 2013:

It has been reported that Manitoba’s Peguis First Nation bought Assiniboia Downs from the Manitoba Jockey Club on September 17 and that, in turn, the Manitoba Horse Racing Commission could suspend simulcast wagering at the raceway effective January 1....read on

Assiniboia Press Conference This Week

December 16, 2013:

It was reported this past Friday that the Manitoba Jockey Club and Peguis First Nation will be holding a press conference this week to announce a new endeavour....read on

Manitoba Judge Rules Against MJC

November 25, 2013:

A Court of Queen's Bench judge in Manitoba has dismissed a push by the Manitoba Jockey Club to have former Finance Minister Stan Struthers and Healthy Living Minister Jim Rondeau removed from office....read on

$350M Lawsuit Filed Over Assiniboia

May 24, 2013:

It has been reported that the Manitoba Jockey Club, operators of Assiniboia Downs, have filed a $350 million lawsuit against the provincial government, the Red River Exhibition and Manitoba Finance Minister Stan Struthers. The MJC is also reportedly filing a $15 million suit against the Red River Exhibition Association and its CEO, Garth Rogerson....read on

Legal Ruling On Manitoba / MJC Issue

May 7, 2013:

On Monday, May 7, the Manitoba Court of Queen's Bench which heard the legal spat between the Manitoba Jockey Club and the Province of Manitoba issued its decision on the matter. The MJC and the province have each claimed victory since the ruling....read on

Assiniboia Spat Has Been "Damaging"

April 12, 2013:

Assiniboia Downs CEO Darren Dunn has gone on the record as saying that the current spat between the Manitoba Jockey Club, the Red River Exhibition Association and the Province of Manitoba is taking its toll on the upcoming season of live thoroughbred racing....read on


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