Running Aces to host 51 harness dates in 2009
December 20, 2008
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Running Aces Harness Park has received approval from the Minnesota Racing Commission to race from May 15, 2009 to August 9, 2009, with 51 race dates. Running Aces Harness Park will host live racing on Friday, Saturday and Tuesday evenings starting at 7 pm and Sunday afternoons starting at 4 pm.
Running Aces Harness Park features a five-eighths mile, state of the art track with indoor and outdoor seating, four stables with 300 stalls, and seasonal live racing. In addition to live racing, Running Aces features a card room open 24 hours a day with 50 tables including blackjack and poker, a full service dining and lounge, simulcast wagering on thoroughbred and harness tracks from around the country from 11 am to 11 pm year-round.
Running Aces Harness Park opened for live racing on April 11, 2008, and the state-of-the art card room on Monday, June 30, 2008, after its 50th day of live harness racing. The modern card room operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The track and card room are owned 50 percent by Black Diamond Commercial Finance, LLC and 50 percent by MTR-Harness Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of MTR Gaming Group Inc