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Ellis Park adds four $100,000 turf stakes with Kentucky Downs funding

By | April 13th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Inveniam Viam won last year's Ellis Park Turf Stakes, which now also could serve as a stepping stone to the $100,000 Kentucky Downs Preview Ladies Turf. Credit: Coady Photography HENDERSON, Ky. (Friday, April [...]

Bernhardt winner Wilbo takes King Cotton

By | February 3rd, 2018|Categories: Horse Racing, News, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Wilbo got a kiss from owner Chris Wilkins after winning Oaklawn Park's King Cotton. Coady Photography pictures HOT SPRINGS, AR (Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018) – Chris Wilkins’ Wilbo, winner of Ellis Park’s Don Bernhardt [...]

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 [...]