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Horse Racing Betting Tips: How to Handle Losing

By |February 2nd, 2017|Horse Race Betting Tips|

Everyone is dying to know some horse racing secrets to winning more bets and maximize their earning. Luckily for you, we have a couple of horse racing secrets to share at our racetrack in Kentucky. This week’s horse racing betting [...]

Famous Race Horses: Affirmed

By |October 25th, 2016|Horse Race Betting Tips|

Hello, horse racing fans! This week we decided to do another famous racehorse. This time, however, we’re not looking towards fiction. We’re looking at another historical American racehorse and Triple Crown winner. Famous Thoroughbred Racehorse: Affirmed Affirmed was born on [...]

Careers in Horse Racing: How to Become a Headless Horseman

By |October 10th, 2016|Horse Race Betting Tips|

Do you love horses? Do you love scaring people? Did you love the literary horse racing reference from a few weeks ago? Perhaps your true calling in life isn’t your successful career as a pharmacist or account manager. No, most [...]

What is a Spooked Racehorse?

By |October 4th, 2016|Horse Race Betting Tips|

It’s getting scarier out there, horse racing fans. Halloween is only a few weeks away, and the race horses in Kentucky sense it. It’s part of the reason why we don’t hold live horse races at our Kentucky racetrack in [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Who Determines Horse Racing Odds?

By |August 18th, 2016|Horse Race Betting Tips|

How many of us have stepped up to place our bets and wondered why is this racehorse 3 to 1 while this other racehorse is 7 to 1? Is it a machine or a person determining these racehorse odds? Knowing [...]

Why Do Jockeys Wear Funny Clothes in Horse Racing?

By |June 5th, 2016|Horse Race Betting Tips|

If you ask a random person on the street what they know about horseracing, they’ll probably tell you three things. The first will be that it involves fast horses. The second will something about the Kentucky Derby. The third will [...]

Racetrack Betting Terminology

By |April 13th, 2016|Horse Race Betting Tips|

For first-timers at the racetrack, the different types of wagers you can place on a racehorse can be confusing. What’s the difference between a claim and purse? What is a purse? What kind of bets are there? How do I [...]

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