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Manitoba Harness Racing Gearing Up

June 25, 2017:

Officials with Manitoba Harness Racing are excited about the circuit’s 10-date 2017 schedule, which is set to kick off on Sunday, July 9 at on

From Parliament Hill To Standardbreds

February 20, 2017:

How is an award-winning Manitoba-bred horse -- currently competing successfully in Ontario -- connected to one of Canada's Members of Parliament? on

Manitoba Pacer Creates New Fans

September 22, 2016:

The 2016 Manitoba Great Western Harness Racing Circuit wrapped up earlier this month with Burn The House winning the most races of the meet and potentially winning over some new owners as on

Assiniboia Plan Passes First Vote Easily

January 13, 2016:

On Tuesday, January 12 in Manitoba, councillors that comprise the Assiniboia community committee approved the first draft for the proposed Assiniboia Downs expansion, which has been characterized as an 'urban reserve' complete with racing, entertainment and other on

A Bigger, Better Assiniboia Downs?

January 11, 2016:

A plan to turn Manitoba's Assiniboia Downs into what's being described as an 'urban reserve' complete with racing, entertainment and other amenities will be debated by Winnipeg city council on on

Update To Manitoba Circuit Race Dates

June 11, 2015:

There is an update to the 2015 race date schedule for the Manitoba Great Western Harness Racing Circuit, as officials with one of the tracks have announced that it is dropping on

Updated: Changes To Manitoba Circuit

May 5, 2014:

Reports from Manitoba indicate that two long-standing stops on the Manitoba Great Western Harness Racing Circuit are dropping out of the picture -- at least for the time 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 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 on

Changes To MHHI Board

September 12, 2013:

Trot Insider has learned that the board of Manitoba Harness Horseman Inc. held its annual meeting this past weekend in Miami and that MHHI President Mike Williams is still very optimistic for the future of racing in the on

Manitoba Fair Circuit Secures Funding

June 14, 2013:

Trot Insider has learned that funding has been approved for the 2013 season on the Manitoba Great Western Fair 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 on

Manitoba Harness Racing At Assiniboia?

January 30, 2013:

It has been reported that the Red River Exhibition Association is looking into taking over operation of Assiniboia Downs and incorporating live harness racing to the raceway's on-track on

Racing Returning To Assiniboia Downs?

January 9, 2012:

"We've been talking with Minister Stan Struthers and they seem optimistic that something's going to work out for on

Brown Continues Family Tradition

August 20, 2011:

A longtime love of harness racing and the help of family propelled Manitoba's Chris Brown to his first win recently, and the up-and-coming horseman will not be slowing down once the province's Great Western Harness Racing Circuit winds down later this on

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