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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 [...]

Firecracker winner Pleuven heads closing-day Guilliams Memorial; Devine ladies’ handicapping on tap; Ellis horses shine at Ky. Downs

By |September 4th, 2016|News|

Ellis Park Press Notes - September 4, 2016 For immediate release HENDERSON, Ky. (Sept. 4, 2016) — Ellis Park came up with a very good field for the $50,000 Cliff Guilliams Memorial for Monday’s closing-day card, even amid stiff competition [...]

Wilkes sends out rare debut winner to make Hernandez 2-for-2 on day: ‘I just told Brian he made history’ Graham jumps to 2nd in standings

By |August 28th, 2016|News|

Ellis Park Recap - August 28, 2016 For immediate release HENDERSON, Ky. (Aug. 28, 2016) — Here’s how hot trainer Ian Wilkes’ Kentucky operation is these days: He won with a first-time starter, as Lothenbach Stables’ Datt Town held off [...]

ELLIS PARK SPOTLIGHT: So who is Ty Kennedy? The guy in winner’s circle

By |August 28th, 2016|News|

For immediate release KEEPINYOURCHINUP / COADY PHOTOGRAPHY HENDERSON, Ky. (Aug. 28, 2016) — While all the attention was on three-time Kentucky Derby winner Calvin Borel finishing third in his first race in five months in Ellis Park’s sixth [...]

‘Mini Corndog’ sets track record again to nip Turbo Dutch in final

By |August 27th, 2016|News|

Weiner Dog Championship For immediate release COADY PHOTOGRAPHY Henderson, Ky. (Aug. 27, 2016) — They call her Mini, but she’s the max when it comes to the Wiener Dog races at Ellis Park. The leggy and long-haired yellow [...]

Asmussen breaks out of ‘slump,’ winning two as Golden Mischief puts on show in maiden score

By |August 26th, 2016|News|

Ellis Park Recap - August 27, 2016 For immediate release HENDERSON, Ky. (Aug. 26, 2016) — Newly-inducted Hall of Fame trainer Steve Asmussen didn’t accrue the second-most victories (7,386) in racing history by going very long without a win. So, [...]

Borel returns in Saturday’s 6th race; ‘Corndog’ heads Wiener-Dog final; Doyle gets another second at 30-1

By |August 26th, 2016|News|

Ellis Park Media Notes - August 26, 2016   For immediate release HENDERSON, Ky. (Aug. 26, 2016) — Even with the wildly popular Wiener Dog Championship taking place, the top dog Saturday at Ellis Park figures to be three-time Kentucky [...]

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