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Racehorse Trivia: What is Horse Dressage?

By |September 23rd, 2016|Horse Race Betting Tips|

During the 2016 Olympics, after watching a rousing game of handball or table tennis, you and your family found yourself watching horse dressage. At Ellis Park Racing, we find there are two kinds of people in the world. Those who [...]

Famous Racehorse: Sleepy Hollow’s Gunpowder

By |September 23rd, 2016|Activities|

October is galloping this way! While our favorite time of year is racehorse season, October is a particular favorite. Leaves falling, colder weather, and, of course, Halloween. To get the spooky feeling, we’re going to tell one of the oldest [...]

5 Ways to Kill Time until Next Horse Racing Season

By |September 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|

It can seem like the end of the world now that the Ellis Park Racing live horse racing season is over. You find yourself with so much time, you wonder what to do next! While the racehorses have gone to [...]

What Does Breaking a Racehorse Mean?

By |September 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|

You may have heard the term “breaking” a horse and wondered what it meant. Those unaware of the term may be initially horrified. The idea of breaking anything must be bad. However, breaking a horse has nothing to do with [...]

Why Having a Tenderfoot in Live Horse Racing is Bad

By |September 9th, 2016|Horse Race Betting Tips|

Did you know Sir Barton had tenderfeet? This condition affected his live horse racing ability. While he still became the first Triple Crown winner, his chances of becoming a champion such as the likes of Man O’ War or Secretariat [...]

How to Properly Cheer for a Racehorse

By |September 9th, 2016|Horse Race Betting Tips|

At Ellis Park Racing, we’ve some of the best racehorse cheerleaders throughout our 94-year old history. While no one has matched the cheer technique of the spectators in the 1950s, the zeal of the Millennials and Generation Z reminds us [...]

Wagering up 9.23 percent despite rain-ravaged July

By |September 6th, 2016|News|

‘It will go down, if not the best, then one of the best meets in Ellis Park history,’ trainer says   For immediate release HENDERSON, Ky. (Sept. 6, 2016) — An Ellis Park meet that had high expectations more than [...]

Horsemen honor ‘trackman’; Asmussen, Lanerie, Thomas take trainer, jockey, owner titles

By |September 5th, 2016|News|

For immediate release HENDERSON, Ky. — New Hall of Fame trainer Steve Asmussen, jockey Corey Lanerie and owner Chester Thomas’ Allied Racing came away as the 2016 Ellis Park meet champions. But stealing the show as far as size of [...]

Pleuven back on track, wins Guilliams by length

By |September 5th, 2016|News|

Ellis Park Recap - September 5, 2016 For Immediate Release PLEUVEN / COADY PHOTOGRAPHY HENDERSON, Ky. (Sept. 5, 2016) — Pleuven made the most of getting away from the competition in graded stakes and $100,000 races, wearing down [...]

Blame Angel wins third straight in taking allowance feature; ‘He wasn’t going to get beat’

By |September 4th, 2016|News|

Ellis Park Recap - September 4, 2016 For immediate release   BLAME ANGEL / COADY PHOTOGRAPHY HENDERSON, Ky. — (Sept. 4, 2016) — Blame Angel jumped up in class from a $20,000 claiming race to allowance company, rallying [...]

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