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"My Horse Needs A Job"

July 14, 2011:

On Wednesday, July 14, a large crowd of horsepeople, racetrack workers, family members and politicians congregated at Canterbury Park in an effort to get live racing at Minnesota raceways up and running once again...read on

Minn. Horsepeople Compensated

July 13, 2011:

Two full weeks of racing programs have now been cancelled due to the current Minnesota state government shutdown, including the layoff of the Minnesota Racing Commission employees required to conduct racing...read on

Running Aces Remains Shuttered

July 8, 2011:

Running Aces Harness Park must remain shuttered for a second straight weekend. The state budget dispute between Democratic Governor Mark Dayton and leaders of the Republican-controlled House and Senate continues with no signs of any progress although it is nine days after the legislated deadline...read on

Running Aces Appeals To Race

July 7, 2011:

Although Running Aces Harness Park has now been completely shut down for one full week due to a State of Minnesota budget impasse between the Governor and the Legislature, the track has joined thoroughbred counterpart Canterbury Park in a ‘motion for reconsideration’...read on

Running Aces Forced To Cancel Again

July 5, 2011:

Live racing at Minnesota's Running Aces Harness Park scheduled for tonight (Tuesday, July 5) have been cancelled, which marks the third consecutive cancellation of a scheduled live program...read on

Sunday Card Also Cancelled At Running Aces

July 3, 2011:

The Sunday night program scheduled for Running Aces Harness Park has been cancelled, just as Saturday night’s was, due to a budget impasse between Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton and state legislators...read on

Little Tootsie Sets Running Aces Record

June 26, 2011:

Little Tootsie set an all-time distaff track record at Running Aces on Saturday night, nailing Dandy Di by a neck in 1:53 to shave one-fifth of a second off the old mares pacing record of 1:53.1, set by Love This Place in 2010...read on

Record Handle At Running Aces

June 20, 2011:

There are horses… and there are courses… and then there are certain horses for certain courses....read on

Impressive Miles At Running Aces Despite Rain

June 15, 2011:

An entire program with nine sub-two-minute winners, despite a steady rain downpour throughout the evening, marked the start of the third week of the Running Aces season on Tuesday, June 14....read on

Minnesota Racino Legislation Introduced

March 21, 2011:

Today, State Senator Dave Senjem and Representative Bob Gunther introduced legislation which will create jobs and fund economic development throughout the state of Minnesota by licensing the operation of video lottery terminals at Minnesota's two state-regulated racetracks...read on

The Minnesota Budget Is Looming; Is The Racino Option In The Cards?

February 14, 2011:

With money tight everywhere, state budgets a challenge, and deficits not going away, when racino proponents come out and say they can provide instantaneous revenue for the state, it is hard for the decision makers to not listen...read on

Running Aces Launches Racino Campaign

February 8, 2011:

Harness raceway Running Aces has launched a new campaign dubbed 'Minnesota Budget Jackpot' in attempt to get racino gaming legalized for the state's two...read on

Jenson And Stock On The Move

November 17, 2010:

Brandon Jenson is a new face on the Cal-Expo scene, as the 23-year-old native of Iowa is trying his luck in the Golden State....read on

Minnesota Racino Option Not Dead Yet

March 25, 2010:

On Wednesday, March 24, Minnesota State Representative Al Juhnke was successful in inserting his proposal to legalize video lottery terminals at state racetracks into a...read on

Slots For Running Aces?

February 25, 2010:

A Minnesota state representative and state senator have introduced bills in their chambers that would pave the way for slots at Running Aces and at Canterbury Park...read on


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