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Running Aces Harness Park wrapped up its fourth season of live harness racing on Labor Day (Monday september 5) with a holiday bang-the richest program ever offered with an entire card of nine $20,000 Minnesota State Championship races in all the various divisions.

Running Aces' live harness racing season ends on Labor Day with the richest racing program in the track's four-year history. Nine $20,000 Minnesota State Championship races will be contested with a special 5 p.m. (CDT) post time for the holiday finale.

With just three programs left in the harness racing season at Running Aces a trio of trainers are embroiled in a neck-and-neck battle for the 2011 trainer's title.

There were four Minnesota-sired restricted races on the Tuesday night (August 23) harness racing card at Running Aces, but none more impressive than the first when three-year-old pacing filly I Do It Myself scorched the five-eighths mile oval in 1:53.4 to open the program. The quick triumph in the $4000 event lowered the old standard for sophomore fillies of 1:55 set by Chickiechickiewawa.

The red hot combination of owner-trainer Mark Anderson and driver Dean Magee continued their domination at Running Aces Wednesday night (August 17), this time by capturing the $8,500 final of the Four Queens series for green pacing harness racing mares with Another Opinion, a three-year-old Kent's On Nuke filly.

Veteran harness racing driver Dean Magee won five of the nine races at Running Aces on Saturday night, padding his already comfortable lead in the Minnesota oval's driver dash standings.

Delco Willobee proved worthy of harness racing trainer-driver John De Long's confidence Sunday night at Running Aces, holding on by a head in front of a full field of open pacers in the weekly $9000 feature race.

Little Tootsie set an all-time harness racing 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.

Realbadcombination, a 7-year-old Astreos gelding, repeated the rarest of harness racing feats on Saturday night (June 4) when he won for the second time in less than a week at Running Aces Harness Park on different gaits.

State-bred trotters took center stage on Wednesday night (June 1) at Balmoral Park as a full field of 10 diagonally gaited sophomores slugged it out in the $42,600 Cardinal Stake. After having a three race winning streak snapped while facing older conditioned rivals in the slop last week, South Of The Tracks Racing's Anthonyskywalker returned to his winning ways with a wire to wire win by three-quarters of a length in 1:56.1.

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