Tiger Moth slight favorite over Danzatrice in Grade 3 Groupie Doll

HENDERSON, Ky. (Thursday, August 10, 2017) — A capacity and well-matched field of 12 fillies and mares came together Thursday for Sunday’s $100,000, Grade 3 Groupie Doll Stakes, Ellis Park’s signature race. As they have been throughout the meet, Brad [...]

Court wins 3: Sweeps allowance races, gets Van Berg 6th win in 11 starts

Jon Court won his third straight as Pinson captured the $42,000 feature. Coady Photography photos HENDERSON, Ky. (Friday, August 4, 2017) — Jon Court, the six-time Ellis Park riding champion and only jockey to win the title five straight [...]

Aug. 20 live-money handicapping tourney: ‘Very player-friendly’

Judy Wagner, the First Lady of handicapping contests HENDERSON, Ky. — (Thursday, August 3, 2017) — One of the fundamental principles for serious horseplayers is finding value. And you won’t find many tournaments that offer competitors the value of [...]

Media notes: Court stays hot; Bridgmohan stays at Ellis Park

Joe Kristufek's Ellis Park picks for Friday, July 28 Joe Kristufek's Ellis Park picks for Saturday, July 29 Joe Kristufek's Ellis Park picks for Sunday, July 30 HENDERSON, Ky. (Thursday, July 27, 2017) -- Jon Court, the six-time Ellis Park [...]

Bernhardt recap: Wilbo edges Manhattan Mischief for first stakes victory

Favored Wilbo, with Corey Lanerie up, edged Manhattan Mischief to take Ellis Park's Don Bernhardt. Coady Photography HENDERSON, Ky. (Saturday, July 22, 2017) — Chris Wilkins' favored Wilbo earned his first stakes victory, punching home to nip the speedy [...]