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Valour FC Releases More Seats for Inaugural Match

Valour FC Releases More Seats for Inaugural Match

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The Valour FC emblem

Valour FC has added additional seats to the west side of Investors Group Field ahead of the team’s inaugural match on May 4.

The pro soccer franchise plays FC Edmonton at 5 p.m.

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Goldeyes Sign Pitcher Eric Carter

Goldeyes Sign Pitcher Eric Carter

Winnipeg Goldeyes LogoThe Winnipeg Goldeyes signed right-handed pitcher Eric Carter on Friday.

The Utah native pitched in the St. Louis Cardinals’ organization last season, splitting time with the High-A Florida State League’s Palm Beach Cardinals and the Double-A Texas League’s Springfield Cardinals.

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Large Jockey Colony Expected at Assiniboia Downs

Large Jockey Colony Expected at Assiniboia Downs

By Scott Taylor

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Four returning ASD jockeys up front (from inside to outside), Kayla Pizzaro, Chavion Chow, Stanley Chadee and Tyrone Nelson. (JAMES CAREY LAUDER PHOTO)

WINNIPEG — Darren Dunn is, generally, a happy guy. This spring, however, with the 2019 Live Racing Season right around the corner, the CEO of Assiniboia Downs has an extra reason to smile.

Despite the fact veterans such as Rohan Singh, Adolofo Morales and Prayven Badrie will not be returning to the Downs this summer, Dunn can assure punters and racing fans that there will be a huge jockey colony at the track this season.

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“I Play to Win, Gord” Playoff Wear Now Available

“I Play to Win, Gord” Playoff Wear Now Available

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Order your “I Play to Win, Gord” merch today!

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Pay tribute to the REAL star of the 2018-19 NHL season with your very own “I Play to Win, Gord” merch!

ChrisD.ca has partnered with talented Winnipeg artist Alex Plante to create these exclusive whiteout T-shirts and hoodies as the Jets make their way through the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Still don’t get it? You didn’t watch enough hockey on the Jets’ regional TV feed this season.

A limited batch is available through our friends at T-Shirt Elephant. Just head on over to the ChrisD.ca Store to order yours today!

And as always, Go Jets Go!

Whiteout Street Party Attendance Reduced to 11,000

Whiteout Street Party Attendance Reduced to 11,000

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The Winnipeg Whiteout Street Party on Friday, April 12, 2019. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

The capacity for Thursday’s Winnipeg Whiteout Street Party is being lowered to 11,000 after some incidents of unruliness last weekend.

Economic Development Winnipeg and True North Sports + Entertainment say the reduced capacity from 15,000 will allow for a more enjoyable fan experience on the streets.

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