Ellis Juvenile, Debutante fields go farther than McPeek favorites

HENDERSON, Ky. (Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017) — Though much of the attention on Sunday’s $75,000 Ellis Park Juvenile and Ellis Park Debutante has centered on the Kenny McPeek-trained favorites Ten City and Sunny Skies, the capacity fields for both stakes [...]

Tiger Moth slight favorite over Danzatrice in Grade 3 Groupie Doll

HENDERSON, Ky. (Thursday, August 10, 2017) — A capacity and well-matched field of 12 fillies and mares came together Thursday for Sunday’s $100,000, Grade 3 Groupie Doll Stakes, Ellis Park’s signature race. As they have been throughout the meet, Brad [...]

Court wins 3: Sweeps allowance races, gets Van Berg 6th win in 11 starts

Jon Court won his third straight as Pinson captured the $42,000 feature. Coady Photography photos HENDERSON, Ky. (Friday, August 4, 2017) — Jon Court, the six-time Ellis Park riding champion and only jockey to win the title five straight [...]

Bernhardt recap: Wilbo edges Manhattan Mischief for first stakes victory

Favored Wilbo, with Corey Lanerie up, edged Manhattan Mischief to take Ellis Park's Don Bernhardt. Coady Photography HENDERSON, Ky. (Saturday, July 22, 2017) — Chris Wilkins' favored Wilbo earned his first stakes victory, punching home to nip the speedy [...]