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Five Reasons to Have a Group Visit at Ellis Park

By |April 28th, 2017|Events, Horse Events|

The weather is getting warmer, which means one thing—horse racing season is here! Horse race viewing can be fun and exciting to experience for your next group event. Being in the center of all the action and seeing the horses [...]

Why Women Wear Decorative Hats to the Kentucky Derby Racetrack

By |February 9th, 2017|Activities|

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 that is still carried on [...]

Why Santa Uses Reindeer Instead of Thoroughbred Racehorses

By |November 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|

In our humble opinion, nothing is greater than thoroughbred horses. Not even our beloved historical horse racing machines. While they run, they do not run majestically like the thoroughbred racehorses. (Besides, have you seen them race each other? Not much [...]

Racehorse Trivia: What is a Stallion?

By |November 21st, 2016|Activities|

With January just a month away, it’ll soon be time for the next generation of potential champions to be born. It makes us fervent horse racing fans excited. At Ellis Park Racing, we feel it’s time now to explain how [...]

Haunted Racetrack Roundup

By |October 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Hello, racetrack fans! Halloween in Henderson, Kentucky is literally just a week away. For Ellis Park Racing’s final push to help get everyone in the spooky spirit, we’re rounding up all of the past blogs about Halloween. We wish all [...]

Careers in Horse Racing: How to Become a Headless Horseman

By |October 10th, 2016|Horse Race Betting Tips|

Do you love horses? Do you love scaring people? Did you love the literary horse racing reference from a few weeks ago? Perhaps your true calling in life isn’t your successful career as a pharmacist or account manager. No, most [...]

What is a Spooked Racehorse?

By |October 4th, 2016|Horse Race Betting Tips|

It’s getting scarier out there, horse racing fans. Halloween is only a few weeks away, and the race horses in Kentucky sense it. It’s part of the reason why we don’t hold live horse races at our Kentucky racetrack in [...]

Racehorse Trivia: What is Horse Dressage?

By |September 23rd, 2016|Horse Race Betting Tips|

During the 2016 Olympics, after watching a rousing game of handball or table tennis, you and your family found yourself watching horse dressage. At Ellis Park Racing, we find there are two kinds of people in the world. Those who [...]

Why Having a Tenderfoot in Live Horse Racing is Bad

By |September 9th, 2016|Horse Race Betting Tips|

Did you know Sir Barton had tenderfeet? This condition affected his live horse racing ability. While he still became the first Triple Crown winner, his chances of becoming a champion such as the likes of Man O’ War or Secretariat [...]

Top 5 Excuses Not to Go to the Racetrack

By |September 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|

What better way to enjoy a day out than at the horse racing track? Fun, food, cute ponies and the thrills—what’s not to like? But we understand that going out to the races in Kentucky can be hard. We also [...]

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