Assiniboia Downs Horse Racing Track in Canada
Assiniboia Downs in Winnipeg of Manitoba, Canada, is an impressive race track with top-class facilities and an exciting racing calendar. Offering year-round entertainment, Assiniboia Downs also offers simulcasting and video lottery for racegoers.
Live thoroughbred racing is held at Assiniboia Downs every year from May through to September. Just picture the beautifully muscled steeds thundering down the 6 ½ furlong oval dirt track of Winnipeg's Assiniboia Downs. The last stretch from the final turn to the finishing line is 990 feet. Assiniboia's 70 days of thoroughbred racing are held on Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and on holidays. Post times are 7:00 pm and 1:00 pm depending on the day. The racing establishment has sufficient stabling for some 430 top-standard horses on the backstretch. Eager racing fans can choose from seating on the open-air grandstand, in the comfortable air-conditioned club house or in The Terrace Dining Room where they can also enjoy a meal. Hungry racegoers can also grab a snack from one of the many concession stands or have a drink at one of the bars. Races run at Assiniboia Downs are so popular that they are broadcast through SHAW Cable on channel 80.
Assiniboia is well-known as an entertainment venue throughout the year. When live racing isn't in action patrons have numerous options including simulcast wagering, video lottery terminals, family fun and delectable dining. From the clubhouse, visitors can engage in simulcast pari-mutuel wagering on both thoroughbred and harness racing from around the world. Massive television monitors in the Club West Gaming Lounge give an excellent view of the racing action. Alternatively, patrons can try out one of Assiniboia Downs' 140 video lottery terminals. Winnipeg's Assiniboia Downs offers patrons a number of great packages to get the most out of their visit to the race track. The excellent facilities also make it a great venue for conferences, exhibitions, weddings and other occasions. Don't miss the action at this great racing venue.