Running Aces

Audit: Track Owners Shorted Horse Race Purses Operators of a Minnesota horse racing track shorted race purses by nearly $437,000 over four years during which regulators failed to adequately scrutinize the payouts, a state audit released Tuesday concludes.
Can't Bet On The Derby At Running AcesFor the first year, Canterbury Park in Shakopee has exclusive Minnesota rights to Kentucky Derby bidding. That means Running Aces is shut out of one of racing's biggest days.
New Racino Bill Could Raise Funds For Stadium, SchoolsThe idea of a Racino is getting some extra momentum from the Republican leaders in the Minnesota Senate.
Racino Supporters Make Plans To Sweeten DealSupporters of racino, a racetrack and casino combo, announced plans to increase the prize money for the races by nearly $26 million.
Racino Could Be Best Option To Pay For StadiumA report released Wednesday said slot machines located at Minnesota's two horse racing tracks would generate enough annual revenue to build the Vikings stadium with plenty left over for education.
Gov. Shutdown Would Mean Layoffs For Minn. RacetracksThe countdown to a government shutdown has thousands of Minnesota families wondering if they'll see a steady paycheck this summer. And it's not just state workers who could feel the pinch in 16 days if lawmakers don't agree on a budget.
Racetrack Casino Proposal To Get Airing In SenateA state Senate committee is taking its first look at a proposal to allow casino-style gambling at horse-racing tracks in Minnesota.
Bill For Slots At Horse Tracks Gets Capitol LookThe proposal to add casino-style gambling to at least two Minnesota horse-racing tracks gets its first committee hearing of the current legislative session.