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Assiniboia Downs Horse Racing Track

#25 of 190 things to do in Winnipeg Features Animals
3975 Portage Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3K 2E9, Canada
+1 204-885-3330
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Familyfun

We went with kids aged 11 14 and 17 and they all had a blast there were kids of all ages running... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Crystal T
via mobile
Derby Day

Very much enjoyed our day, was a very full place, every race was late which makes for a long day... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
pacmanek
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Winnipeg, Canada
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good53%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“prime rib” (5 reviews)
“finish line” (4 reviews)
“a lot of fun” (6 reviews)
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3975 Portage Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3K 2E9, Canada
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+1 204-885-3330
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went with kids aged 11 14 and 17 and they all had a blast there were kids of all ages running around. Their canteen prices are some what pricey and its cash only but the do have atm's easily available. The racing was fun...More

Thank Crystal T
SheriASD, Manager at Assiniboia Downs Horse Racing Track, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the track. We appreciate it.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very much enjoyed our day, was a very full place, every race was late which makes for a long day. It was very busy at food counter only took 2 minutes to order and about 10 to get my food which is good considering the...More

Thank pacmanek
SheriASD, Manager at Assiniboia Downs Horse Racing Track, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience. We try our best to ensure that the races go on time, however, we did have to take some extra time in between races to accommodate wagering by the large Derby Day crowd.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fun, interesting, atmosphere. Serving sizes were a decent size. The wait staff were pleasant but I would have liked more attention. My companions and I were quickly given menus and our drink orders taken. Food and drink arrived in a timely manner but then the...More

Thank Lorri R
SheriASD, Manager at Assiniboia Downs Horse Racing Track, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are very sorry to hear that your experience at the track was not to your satisfaction. It is our intent to make everyone's visit an enjoyable one. I have passed your comments on to our food and beverage manager.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to the Downs as its called by locals with friends. We were in the dining room for the buffet. The food was so good. I had 2 helping of prime rib. They had shrimp & mussels as well. The horse racing was a...More

Thank Eileen B
SheriASD, Manager at Assiniboia Downs Horse Racing Track, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Last night I went with a group of friends to experience the Downs as an adult. We walked the grounds a bit before dinner and I liked the ambiance being amongst the gamblers and also some of the decorum. We had their buffet and I...More

Thank Incognito_Cdn
SheriASD, Manager at Assiniboia Downs Horse Racing Track, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank your for your review. I'm glad you enjoyed your night at the races!

Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Family & friends doing a little gambling, you need a little extra time to study the race brochure so you understand the betting, quinellas, exactors, triactors are what I play, $2 bets and you may get lucky... Fun had by all VLTs offer another chance...More

Thank James D
SheriASD, Manager at Assiniboia Downs Horse Racing Track, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We have a Fan Education Centre that is open during live racing and our racing specialists will answer any questions you have about wagering.

Reviewed 10 July 2017

Husband and I went for a night out out with a work function. Was a great evening. Food was good, the mashed potatoes with dark mushroom gravy was great! What is great about this place is that you can take your kids to have a...More

Thank Melanie C
SheriASD, Manager at Assiniboia Downs Horse Racing Track, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Glad you enjoyed your night at the races!

Reviewed 10 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

Thank OrganizingSpecialist
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 10 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 13 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
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deb756
17 August 2017|
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Response from OrganizingSpecialist | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe so. As stricter laws are continuing to be put in place, there are designated smoking areas.
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Elke N
10 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
13 May 2017|
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Response from SheriASD | Property representative |
Sorry, dogs are not allowed at the races.
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