Columbus, MN — The fields are drawn for a historic harness racing program at Running Aces on Saturday (Oct. 3). A total of 12 divisional finals, each carrying a purse of $45,000, have been drawn. The $540,000 program will be the richest single day of Standardbred racing in Minnesota history.
The Day of Champions program on Saturday features the best Minnesota-sired trotters and pacers divided by age, sex and gait. Many divisions also will offer consolation races which will go on Sunday afternoon (Oct. 4) and feature a purse of $13,500 each.
This weekend’s racing will bring the curtain down on the 2020 Running Aces season. Post Time for both Saturday and Sunday is 1 p.m. (CDT). Sunday’s program will feature mandatory payouts in all pools, including the 20-cent Jackpot Pick-5 wager, which currently sports a carryover of $18,673.66.