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Columbus, MN - The Sunday night (Sept. 2) harness racing feature at Running Aces was the $11,000 open Handicap Pace for horses and geldings, and trainer Gene Miller sent out two of the six contenders in the field. Whatchyastarinat and Bestinthebusiness would deliver the one-two punch for Miller to cap off a pretty good week for the stable.   Whatchyastarinat (Lemoyne Svendsen) was fastest from the gate and had early command at the blistering :26.2 quarter clocking, with race favorite Holdingallthecards (Dean Magee) applying the heavy pressure from the outside and then taking over the front end through the middle stages.   Holdingallthecards led past the :55.4 half and the 1:24.1 three-quarters but was being hounded by Bestinthebusiness (James Yoder) who was pouring it on from the first-over position.   As they straightened for home, Whatchyastarinat joined the battle at the inside for a three-way charge to the wire, with Whatchyastarinat surging fastest of all to the line for a half-length tally over his stablemate Bestinthebusiness in a lifetime best mile of 1:51.3 with Holdingallthecards home third by one length in a game effort.   Whatchyastarinat ($7.00) is a 6 year old Minnesota-Sired son of Up Front Brad, owned by Wolfswinkel Pacers, he now sports 19 career wins and $104,623 in career earnings. The Miller trained exacta combination of 5-2 paid $35.00.   Bringoverthemoney (Rick Magee) picked up his 9th win of the season in the $8,500 Minnesota-Sired 3 year old boys Trot, with a solid 2 1/2 length victory over SB Fine And Dandy (Tim Maier) and Bragginade (Dean Magee).   Bringoverthemoney ($2.60) is owned by Jasmine Horvat and trained by Brian Detgen. The impressive son of Money Talks is certain to be the favorite in this division on Night of Champions on September 15.   Mimi Marguerite (James Yoder) broke through for her first Running Aces win in the $8,500 Minnesota-Sired 3 year old filly Trot with a front-running score from post six, she was never in doubt in a solid 1:59.2 career best performance.   The daughter of Braggart had been runner up in this division five times this season, but was finallly able to find her way to the winner's circle tonight for owners Jeanne Marquis and Jesse De Long and trainer Justin Anfinson.   Live Racing continues at Running Aces three nights per week through September 15. The 20 cent Jackpot Pick-5 wager now has a carryover of $32,959.05 for this coming Tuesday night (Sept. 4) with first post at 7:00 pm CDT.   By Darin Gagne', for Running Aces  

In The $6,000 Minnesota-Sired two year old Class B Pace tonight at Running Aces, Mucho Macho Man ($3.60) lived up to the hype and harness racing favoritism by posting his first lifetime win, graduating in just his third lifetime start. Sent off as the 4-5 favorite in the 9 horse contest, Driver Ryan Lems got him away third from the gate and sat through the 30.4 opening panel, then sent him charging up to the lead past the 3/8 pole, and he was never in doubt from there, registering fractions of 1:02.2 and 1:31.1, and sprinting home in 28.4 to win by 5 ¾ lengths at the wire in 2:00. Mucho Macho Man is a gelding by Up Front Brad, owned by Cheryl and Alan Sandbulte, and trained by Robert Lems. The $9,000 Minnesota-Sired 2 year olds Class A went to DeweyDidDoneGood with Dean Magee in the sulky, posting his 3rd win in a row in a sharp 1:57 lifetime best for Owner Richard Davelaar and Trainer David Flynn, paying $4.20 at the windows. The $15,000 Minnesota-Sired 2 year old Trotting event went to LiQuor’sKwikker (by Matchstick Man) for Owners Ulf & Susan Holm-Johansen and driver Luke Plano, the gelding posted his first lifetime win in 2:05 and paid $19.60 The $11,000 Mares Open Handicap Pace went to Part Time Lady, who was seated into the pocket off the gate by driver Luke Plano, and waited patiently for the stretch drive to charge home in 28.0 and post a two-length tally in 1:54, With pace-setter Flick A Fly (Rick Magee) second best tonight and Party Hangover Two (Steve Wiseman) checking in third. Part Time Lady paid $21.60 to her pari-mutuel supporters, and notched her 6th win of the season tonight for Owners Ron & Tammy Wells, and Trainer Steve Wiseman, and she now sports a career bankroll of $165,939. The win also completed a Hat-Trick on the program for Luke Plano, as he also registered a big late-charging win with his Trainee Moon Is On Fire in 1:55.1 paying $5.00 as the favorite. The .50 cent $5,000 guaranteed late pick-4 wager in races 8-11 resulted in a $746.70 payout for every .50 cent ticket, with the winning sequence of 5-2-4-7 and odds in the sequence of 4-5/4-5/16-1 and 14-1 The next card of live Harness racing will go to post at Running Aces on Saturday Night, July 23 at 6:00 PM CDT, and Running Aces will be adding Wednesday Racing, starting July 27th with a 7:00 PM post. By Darin Gagne, Running Aces Track Announcer      

Tim Maier had a big night on Saturday at Running Aces, taking his first win of the night in the $7,500 Minnesota-Sired 3 year old geldings pace with Freedom Reigns (by Up Front Brad) in a new life's mark of 1:55 for owners Janice Molgaard & Nancy Jenson of Iowa and harness racing trainer Brady Jensen. He paid $5.40 to win. Maier picked up his next win with his trainee Rock n Row,(1:56.4 life's mark) owned by Denise Maier and A Piece of the Action LLC, paying $6.40, he followed that up with a win aboard another from his barn, Silver Spir who posted his 5th win of the year in 1:54.4 for owner Robin Clements, and he topped it off with another of his trainees Gorilla Monsoon in the nightcap pace, in 1:55.1 for Owners A Piece of The Action LLC. Gorilla Monsoon paid $17.40 to his backers at the window. The Saturday Feature was the $11,000 Open Handicap Trot, and Banker Volo ($3.20) with Nick Roland aboard showed his back-class again tonight, taking his second straight gate-to-wire win, trotting in 1:56.4 tonight and delivering as the 3/5 favorite. The classy 7 year old Stallion by Yankee Glide had not raced since 2014 before making his 2016 debut at the Humbolt Iowa Fair track, then invading the ranks at Running Aces, where he has now won 2 of 3 starts. He is owned by Daniel and Jeralene Roland of Iowa. Nick Roland also scored a hat-trick on the card, winning with Dag In My Stockings ($11.00) in the 3 year old Minnesota Filly pace in an eye-opening 1:54.1 for Duane and Connie Roland, and scoring with You’llseemeupfront ($4.40) in 1:58.1, (first lifetime win) for Trainer Robert Lems and Owners Alan & Cheryl Sandbulte, of Iowa. Driver Lemoyne (Moonie) Svendsen picked up a driving double on the card as well. The next card of live Harness Racing at Running Aces Casino & Racetrack will go to post on Saturday night, June 11 at 6:00 pm CDT, with a carryover in the .50 cent Jackpot Pick-6 wager of $6,767.80. By Darin Gagne, Running Aces Track Announcer

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