Live Racing Promotions & Events

2019 SEASON: May 18th-September 14th

FREE ADMISSION, FREE PARKING, FAMILY FRIENDLY, SMOKE FREE

There is nothing more thrilling than getting up close to live horse racing at the Running Aces racetrack. Whether you’re looking for a fun summer night out with the family or looking to win big, our racetrack is where you want to be with free admission and parking every day.

CLICK HERE for 2019 Live Racing Pocket Calendar

For Live Racing Results, Entries, Stats, & More CLICK HERE


Tuesday Dollar Night

1st Race 7pm

$1 Hot Dogs, Chips, Sodas, Bets, Programs, Trout Pond Pole Rentals

$2 Miller Lite Draft

Specials available starting one hour before the first race

Saturday Keep It Local Night

1st Race 6pm

$5 Local Beer and Cocktails

Leinie's Live Music at Trout Air Tavern after the races

Sunday Pepsi Family Night

1st Race 6pm

Kids Coloring Contest, Face Painting (5:45pm-7:45pm) and Free Trout Pond Pole Rentals for Kids!

$4 Michelob Golden Light 16oz. Cans

Opening Night

Saturday, May 18 - 1st Race 6pm

Watch and wager on the Preakness Stakes

$5 Local Beer and Cocktails

Leinie's Live Music at Trout Air Tavern after the races featuring Vinnie Rose

Memorial Day Weekend

Sponsored by Grain Belt

FLAG GIVEAWAY*
Saturday, May 25 - 1st Race 6pm
$5 Grain Belt Red, Light and Blu Drink Specials, Cook-Out featuring Burger, Brats & Corn on the Cob

CHANCE TO WIN BREWERY WEEKEND GETAWAY
Sunday, May 26 - 1st Race 6pm
$5 Grain Belt Red, Light and Blu Drink Specials, Cook-Out featuring Burger, Brats & Corn on the Cob

Belmont Stakes Night

Saturday, June 8 - 1st Race 6pm

Watch and wager on the Belmont Stakes

Father's Day Weekend

Sponsored by Summit

WIN A SUMMIT PRIZE PACK
Saturday, June 15 - 1st Race 6pm
$5 Summit drink special

FUNKY SOCKS GIVEAWAY*
Sunday, June 16 - 1st Race 6pm
$5 Summit drink special

Chamber Night

Tuesday, June 18 - 1st Race 7pm

Special hosted night for Chamber members

True North Weekend at Running Aces

TRUE NORTH MN T-SHIRT GIVEAWAY*
Saturday, June 22 - 1st Race 6pm

 

#ONLYINMN INSTAGRAM PHOTO CONTEST
Sunday, June 23 - 1st Race 6pm

Independence Day Weekend

Sponsored by Grain Belt

HAT GIVEAWAY*
Saturday, July 6 - 1st Race 6pm
$5 Grain Belt Red, Light and Blu Drink Specials, Cook-Out featuring Burger, Brats & Corn on the Cob

DISCOUNTS FOR MILITARY MEMBERS
Sunday, July 7 - 1st Race 6pm
$5 Grain Belt Red, Light and Blu Drink Specials, Cook-Out featuring Burger, Brats & Corn on the Cob

Donuts and Cocktails Night

Saturday, July 13 - 1st Race 6pm

Ticket includes Prairie Hand Crafted Cocktail paired with a Glam Doll Donut, live racing program, and a betting voucher!

Art Studio Night

Sunday, July 14 - 1st Race 6pm

Ticket includes art supplies and instruction to create abstract canvas painting and reserved patio seating for the races!

MORE INFO & REGISTRATION

Dan Patch Weekend

DAN PATCH RETRO LUNCH BOX GIVEAWAY*
Saturday, July 20 - 1st Race 6pm

$50K DAN PATCH FFA PACE &
Kids Horseshoe Giveaway*

Sunday, July 21 - 1st Race 6pm

Beer and Bacon Night

Saturday, July 27 - 1st Race 6pm

Ticket includes bacon appetizer paired with Schell's flight, live racing program, and a betting voucher!

Hambletonian Stakes Night

Saturday, August 3 - 1st Race 6pm

Watch and wager on the Hambletonian Stakes

Racing Wars T-Shirt Giveaway*

Sunday, August 4 - 1st Race 6pm

with character appearances

Handicapping Herpetologist

Saturday, August 10 - 1st Race 6pm
Sunday, August 11 - 1st Race 6pm

Exotic Reptiles on Display

Whiskey And Cigar Night

Saturday, August 17 - 6pm

Ticket includes Crooked Water whiskey drink, St Croix Co cigar, live racing program, and a betting voucher!

Kids Horse on a Leash Giveaway*

Sunday, August 25 - 1st Race 6pm

LABOR DAY WEEKEND

Sponsored by Grain Belt

SPECIAL DISCOUNTS FOR ALL FIRST RESPONDERS
Saturday, August 31 - 1st Race 6pm

$5 Grain Belt Red, Light and Blu Drink Specials, Cook-Out featuring Burger, Brats & Corn on the Cob

LABOR DAY WEEKEND

Sponsored by Grain Belt

BACK TO SCHOOL BACKPACK GIVEAWAY*
Sunday, September 1 - 1st Race 6pm

$5 Grain Belt Red, Light and Blu Drink Specials, Cook-Out featuring Burger, Brats & Corn on the Cob

Last Day of Racing for 2019 Season

NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS
Saturday, September 14 - 1st Race 6pm

Last day of the 2019 live racing season

* All giveaways start at 5pm with purchase of live racing program. All kids giveaways are for first 50 kids 12 and under. While supplies last, items may vary. RA reserves all rights.