Contact Us

News & Events

|News
­

What Ellis Park jockeys are saying

By |June 22nd, 2017|Categories: News, News releases, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

HENDERSON, Ky. — The jockey colony for Ellis Park’s 95th meet is virtually identical to last year. And that’s a good thing. Corey Lanerie signed autographs at Ellis Park last summer after earning his [...]

Asmussen loading back up for Ellis Park meet

By |June 15th, 2017|Categories: Horse Racing, News, News releases, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

HENDERSON, Ky. (Thursday, June 15, 2017) — Christy Hamilton can’t wait to find out what is in store for the 2-year-olds she’ll have in her barn this summer at Ellis Park. Christy Hamilton [...]

Joe Kristufek joins Ellis Park as analyst, odds-maker

By |June 15th, 2017|Categories: Horse Racing, News, News releases, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

HENDERSON, Ky. (Monday, June 12, 2017) — Joe Kristufek — one of horse racing’s best-known public handicappers and a leader in fan education — will be the paddock analyst, odds-maker and author of program selections [...]

Wiener dog races are back: Deadline to register is July 7

By |June 15th, 2017|Categories: Activities, Events, News, News releases, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

Mini Corndog with Ketchup was the max last year at Ellis Park, earning Top Dog honors with two track records in the Wiener Dog competition. Coady Photography photos On your bark! Get set! [...]

Famous Racehorse: Red Rum

By |May 30th, 2017|Categories: History of Horse Racing|Tags: , , , , |

One chapter in the history of famous racehorses has to be about this horse, his strength, and his endurance. Red Rum is the racehorse who has made history with three Grand National titles. Thriving through [...]

Ellis Park 2-year-old racing launches Lookin At Lee, Daddy’s Lil Darling

By |May 7th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

For immediate release   Coady Photography LOUISVILLE, Ky. (May 7, 2017) — The strength of Ellis Park’s 2-year-old racing program was on display as Lookin At Lee rallied to take second in Saturday’s [...]