Columbus, MN — The 2021 live harness racing season is fast approaching at Running Aces and the first session of qualifying races for Friday (May 7) has been drawn and posted.
The 2021 draw schedule has also been published by the racing office. The box will close at 9 a.m. on draw days, which will be Monday for Thursday, Wednesday for Sunday and Thursday for Tuesday. Driver changes and scratch deadline is 9 a.m. on the morning following the draw.
The racing office is open at 7:30 a.m. on draw days and will close one hour after the draw is posted. The race office will also be open from 8 a.m. to noon on Tuesdays and Fridays, and will be open from 4-5:30 p.m. on race nights.
Qualifiers will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:20 p.m. before the live racing cards. Entries for qualifiers are due by 9 a.m. the day before.
There is an additional special qualifying session on Wednesday (May 12) at 11:30 a.m., with entries for that session due on Tuesday (May 11) at 9 a.m. Entries may be made using the USTA online entry system or by calling the main race office number of 651.925.4575.
Questions about the 2021 live racing season should be directed to Director of Racing Steve Carpenito by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.