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Assiniboia Downs Horse Racing Track

#29 of 184 things to do in Winnipeg Features Animals
3975 Portage Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3K 2E9, Canada
+1 204-885-3330
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Clubhouse Restaurant

We went for dinner at the Clubhouse Restaurant following the spring Antiques & Collectibles Sale at... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
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Powerview - Pine Falls, Canada
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Our annual night at the races was a lot of fun.

We were here with members of an association we belong to for our annual night at the races. Did... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
JohnvanHoudt
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Winnipeg, Canada
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“finish line” (3 reviews)
“prime rib” (3 reviews)
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3975 Portage Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3K 2E9, Canada
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We went for dinner at the Clubhouse Restaurant following the spring Antiques & Collectibles Sale at Assiniboia Downs on Friday, April 7, 2017. We all ordered the fish & chips. Portions were large and the cole slaw was excellent! The fish was great, but the...More

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ASD16CS, Corporate & Group Sales at Assiniboia Downs Horse Racing Track, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Hello, first thank you very much for taking the time to let us know about your recent visit to our Club West Restaurant. We are sadden to hear that your meal was not prepared to your liking. I will pass along your comments to our...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

We were here with members of an association we belong to for our annual night at the races. Did enjoy the buffet and appreciated the explanation we received from the ticket sellers. No major money was gained or lost but everyone enjoyed the evening.More

Thank JohnvanHoudt
ASD16CS, Corporate & Group Sales at Assiniboia Downs Horse Racing Track, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Hello, and thank you for your kind words. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your Night at the Races and we hope to welcome you back. May 14th 2017 is opening day to our 60 season, We will be celebrating all season long....More

Reviewed 14 March 2017

This was so much fun I didnt want to leave - won 12 races - had great and I mean over the top buffet it was the best with seafood n prime rib to you name it ! REALLY GOOD !

Thank artixshark10
Reviewed 13 March 2017

If you don't have fun at Assiniboine Downs you need to have a look in the mirror. From the minute I walked in I had a smile on my face. The racing is exciting and the food was terrific. The buffet was as good as...More

Thank winnipegtraveller57
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Our family has always attended at least two or three races every summer. It is a fun way to spend an evening or afternoon with the kids getting involved in choosing the horses and cheering them on. You don't have to spend alot of money....More

Thank H_and_Lucy
ASD16CS, Corporate & Group Sales at Assiniboia Downs Horse Racing Track, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2017

Thank you for taking the time to let us know how much you and your family enjoys attending the races. We hope to see you and the family again this year, as we celebrate our 60th season of live racing at Assiniboia Downs. Season opens...More

Reviewed 9 February 2017

I am not really a horse-guy, and only get out here a couple of times a year, but I love the atmosphere, the excitement and pretty much everything about the track. The betting leaves me mystified, but the crowds are enthusiastic and help to explain...More

Thank MaxGlobetrotter
ASD16CS, Corporate and Group Sales at Assiniboia Downs Horse Racing Track, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2017

Thank you for your very kind words. I would have to agree that the excitement of the crowds grow with each race, something about hearing the thunder of the horses as they race past the grandstand to the finish line is very infectious. we look...More

Reviewed 18 October 2016

everytime you visit the Downs it is always lots if fun. Very exciting to watch the hirses run. Even kids can get there parent to make small bets for them. I have been going here for 40 years and will do so for another. I...More

Thank Rod T
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Good food .buffet and drinks good menu selection great quality food - nice view great for meetings and other events

Thank myslk350
Management response:Responded 1 October 2016

Thank you for taking the time to review our facility and our food and beverage service. We appreciate your patronage.

Reviewed 21 September 2016

It is so exciting to go to the horse racing track. Though it doesn't seem like an appealing activity for a 20-something year old, it really is a lot of fun to bet on horses. They make betting simple by offering different bet packages you...More

Thank themiffypop
ASD16CS, Corporate Sales at Assiniboia Downs Horse Racing Track, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2016

Good morning, thank you for taking the time to lets us know about your visit to Assiniboia Downs. We have been very fortunate this year to have had a number of very busy live race events and it times it's a challenge in knowing just...More

Reviewed 27 July 2016

My first experience at the Downs was to watch a friends horses race. The first race was so exciting because half way around the bend it was in the lead and stayed there. We were both jumping up and down and screaming with excitement. I...More

Thank Sandi M
ASD16CS, Corporate and Group Sales Executive at Assiniboia Downs Horse Racing Track, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2016

Good morning, we are so happy to hear our first experience at Assiniboia Downs was a great one. Yes the Winner's circle is a great experience and a highlight for many visitors. Did you know that anyone can book a race presentation. You can have...More

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Elke N
Can kids bet on races?
11 June 2017|
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Response from SheriASD | Property representative |
Hi, the minimum age to bet is 16-years-old.
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Peter W
Can we bring dogs?
14 May 2017|
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Response from SheriASD | Property representative |
Sorry, dogs are not allowed at the races.
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Deborah H
When are live horse races over
16 October 2016|
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Response from ASD16CS | Property representative |
Live racing runs from May to mid-September usually the Labour Day weekend.
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