NEWS Updates

 

There will be a General HBPA meeting prior to the conclusion of our 2014 meet, September 21st. Date to be announced.

 

A contract between the Manitoba Jockey Club and the Horsemen for the 2015 season is currently under negotiation. Details will be released as soon as they become available

In December of 2013, TheManitoba Jockey Club held a joint press conference with Peguis First Nation to announce an exciting partnership which will see the land south of the grandstand developed into retail stores, two hotels and convention facilities.

Over concerns of this partnership, the Manitoba Horse Racing Commission threatened initially not to grant a 2014 license to the track which would have resulted in the suspension of Simulcasting effective Jan 1, 2014.

However following a court injunction, an interim license was granted and the issue was resolved. 

This partnership will provide a much needed and very welcome infusion of financial support for Thoroughbred Horse Racing in Manitoba and we join the Manitoba Jockey Club and the Peguis First Nation in the celebration of this excellent news!

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April 10, 2013

Ap3- Check the Winnipeg Free Press April 10 edition under Opinion - The View From the West.  There is a letter written by former Chairman of the Manitoba Horse Racing Commission, Wayne Anderson, which gives a very clear explanation of how horse racing is funded