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Famous Race Horse: Native Dancer

By |February 16th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Don’t let this famous race horse’s name fool you. Native Dancer might sound like a small, dainty creature, but he wasn’t. He was a strong, sturdy, grey horse. His nickname, the Grey Ghost, might be [...]

Why Does the Kentucky Derby Use Roses?

By |February 9th, 2017|Categories: Events|Tags: , , |

The Kentucky Derby is as deep-rooted in American culture as the thorns on the roses that are the official flowers of the Kentucky Derby. These elegant, red blooms are such a part of the Kentucky [...]

Why Women Wear Decorative Hats to the Kentucky Derby Racetrack

By |February 9th, 2017|Categories: Activities|Tags: , |

Big hats and horse racing go together like a cold drink on a hot summer day. You may have even seen some at Ellis Park Racing. But why? There’s a history behind women’s derby hats [...]

Famous Race Horses: Seattle Slew

By |February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Another famous race horse article is galloping your way. Today, we drop some history on one of the most legendary race horses and Triple Crown winners in history. This horse is none other than Seattle [...]

Horse Racing Betting Tips: How to Handle Losing

By |February 2nd, 2017|Categories: 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. [...]

Racehorse Trivia: Horse Hearts

By |January 27th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

There’s a pulse on the racetrack during live horse racing season. It seems as if the hearts of the spectators, announcers, jockeys, and horses beat as one for just a few seconds. Maybe that’s just [...]