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Fan favorite Cisco Torres retires as jockey

By | December 9th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

While still recovering from his fourth broken neck, Francisco Torres participated in Ellis Park's fundraiser, getting in the dunk tank for the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund late last August. Coady Photography Saturday, Dec. [...]

Jason Barkley earns first training victory

By | October 8th, 2017|Categories: Horse Racing, News, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

From Keeneland's media notes: Stella Nova gave Ellis Park-based trainer Jason Barkley his first career victory. Coady Photography Trainer Jason Barkley and owner Thomas Todd’s Oakview Stable both earned their initial triumph when Stella Nova [...]

Flatlined, Groupie Doll seek Grade 1 wins at Keeneland

By | October 6th, 2017|Categories: Horse Events, Horse Racing, News, News releases, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Flatlined, with Joe Rocco up, edges One Mean Man to take Ellis Park's Cliff Guilliams Handicap. Coady Photography photos LEXINGTON, Ky. — Flatlined, winner of Ellis Park’s Cliff Guilliams Handicap, seeks his first [...]

Ellis Park looking ahead after record meet

By | September 11th, 2017|Categories: Horse Events, Horse Racing, News, News releases, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Ellis Park's live meet is over, but the track remains open for training this month. HENDERSON, Ky. (Wednesday, September 6 , 2017) — Ellis Park topped last year’s benchmark meet with an even [...]

Our 2017 champs: Asmussen, Mongo, Lanerie

By | September 4th, 2017|Categories: Events, Horse Events, Horse Racing, News, News releases, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

HENDERSON, Ky. (Monday, Sept. 4, 2017) — It came down to the next-to-last race of the 2017 Ellis Park meet that ended Monday. But 2016 meet-leader Steve Asmussen repeated as trainer champion, edging 2015 winner [...]

Joe Kristufek’s picks for Monday, Labor (and closing) Day

By | September 3rd, 2017|Categories: Horse Race Betting Tips, Horse Racing, News, News releases, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

Joe Kristufek is Ellis Park's paddock analyst and morning-line odds-maker. Coady Photography Reminder that Joe and Jimmy will host a special closing-day/Labor Day handicapping seminar at 10:30 a.m. Central in the second-floor Gardenia [...]