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Types of Horse Racetrack Surfaces

By |December 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|

Want some new information about horse racing? Not all horse racetracks are alike. They are as unique as every racehorse in the United States of America. In fact, each racetrack surface has different conditions that affect a horse’s outcome during [...]

Dear Santa: All I Want for Christmas is a Historical Horse Racing Machine

By |December 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|

At Ellis Park Racing, we keep it interesting all through winter with our famous historical horse racing machines. These babies are easy to play. And, they’re as fun as a live horse race in Kentucky— minus the smell. They’re so [...]

Why Santa Uses Reindeer Instead of Thoroughbred Racehorses

By |November 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|

In our humble opinion, nothing is greater than thoroughbred horses. Not even our beloved historical horse racing machines. While they run, they do not run majestically like the thoroughbred racehorses. (Besides, have you seen them race each other? Not much [...]

Turkey Racing in Kentucky: A New Tradition?

By |November 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|

At Ellis Park Racing, our racetrack in Henderson, Kentucky has discussed exotic animal racing in the past, and people seem to love it. We want to continue the trend. Since Thanksgiving in Kentucky is coming up, we wanted to get [...]

Why Older Thoroughbred Racehorses Do Not Race

By |November 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|

You may have noticed when attending a thoroughbred racetrack that horses only two or three years old compete. While an older thoroughbred racehorse can race along with the best of them, there are reasons why racehorses typically retire after their [...]

Haunted Racetrack Roundup

By |October 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Hello, racetrack fans! Halloween in Henderson, Kentucky is literally just a week away. For Ellis Park Racing’s final push to help get everyone in the spooky spirit, we’re rounding up all of the past blogs about Halloween. We wish all [...]

Why You Should Try Historical Horse Racing Machines

By |October 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|

We know you’re probably waiting around for the next horse racing season, but we’re not ready yet. At Ellis Park Racing, every part of our staff, from the announcers, marketers, and even the horses, are so exhausted after every season [...]

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 [...]

Top 5 Excuses Not to Go to the Racetrack

By |September 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|

What better way to enjoy a day out than at the horse racing track? Fun, food, cute ponies and the thrills—what’s not to like? But we understand that going out to the races in Kentucky can be hard. We also [...]

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