Month: June 2013

Miss Missile, A Love Story

  Chantilly winner was one of the best 3-year-old fillies in Downs' history by Bob Ever since its inaugural run in 1981 the Chantilly has featured some of the finest 3-year-old fillies ever to run at Assiniboia Downs! This year’s edition goes Wednesday, June 26...

Rob’s 5 Rules for Making Money at the Races

  Rob’s ASD Best Bets, Weekend Longshots for June 21-22 by Rob Picking a winner and betting are difficult tasks under any circumstances, but many people make it even more difficult by playing and thinking in ways that are counterproductive in the creation of...

Franklin Marino Arnason – The Silver Fox and Dad

  Frank Arnason Sire Stakes named after someone very special by Bob The Frank Arnason Sire Stakes goes this Saturday, June 22 and marks the 26th running of the $25,000 race for Manitoba-bred 3-year-olds going 6 furlongs. The race pays tribute to Franklin Marino...

Kalfaari – The Peoples’ Horse

  People who had never been to the track before came just to see him by Bob This week’s featured stakes race is the 53rd running of the $30,000 Free Press Stakes. The Free Press, run on Father's Day Sunday, June 16, is the first major stakes race for 3-year-olds...

Balooga Bull & Ardell Sayler – Two giants in ASD history!

  A $2,000 bargain yearling, the "Bull" was fast from the start by Bob The 37th running of the $30,000 Golden Boy Stakes, which showcases the finest 3-year-olds at the Downs going six furlongs, ran Wednesday evening, and was won by the classy Stormin Monarchos,...