As the days during which racing was suspended at Santa Anita mounted up last winter, taking a toll on all horsemen, Tyler Baze was faced with a dilemma. Ride out the storm of troubles in Southern California, his home and base of operations for most of his 20-year career. Or leave the work-less days and […]
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Each week Albaugh Family Stables’ electrifying 2-year-old colt Dennis’ Moment seems to work faster while making the exercise look easier on the lead-up to the $2 million TVG Breeders’ Cup Juvenile on Nov. 1 at Santa Anita. Right after Dennis’ Moment worked a half-mile under exercise rider Tammy Fox, trainer Dale Romans wondered aloud what […]
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Peace Achieved is unbeaten in three starts with blinkers and jockey Miguel Mena, a streak his team hopes to continue in the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf. After two defeats sprinting, the newly-blinkered Peace Achieved impressively won a maiden race at Ellis Park, captured Kentucky Downs’ $500,000 Gainesway Farm Juvenile and in following that […]
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Chester Thomas, the two-time Ellis Park leading owner from nearby Madisonville, Ky., had no plans to run his 3-year-old standout Mr. Money in the Breeders’ Cup for much of the year. But plans changed after Mr. Money’s streak of four straight impressive victories in Grade 3 stakes was tripped up in the final strides of […]
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Glenn Thompson never cared much for formal education and said he quit school in the sixth grade. When it comes to life experience, the masterful job he has done caring for Ellis Park’s racetrack for the last 69 years merits an honorary degree from any of the nation’s finest universities. Veteran trainer Larry Jones, three-time […]
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With her rallying victory in Saturday’s $1 million Cotillion Stakes at Philadelphia’s Parx Racing, Street Band became the fifth Grade 1 winner to come out of Ellis Park’s 2018 2-year-old races. Street Band — whom jockey Sophie Doyle rode to a 2 1/4-length victory over previously unbeaten favorite Guarana — earned a fees-paid (worth $60,000) […]
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Samantha Siegel’s homebred Go Google Yourself earned her first graded stakes win in Saturday’s G3 Locust Grove at Churchill Downs, hanging on by a neck over Moonlit Garden. The 4-year-old daughter of Into Mischief, ridden by Brian Hernandez for trainer Paul McGee, covered 1 1/16 miles over the fast main track in 1:44.13. Entering the […]
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Ellis Park stakes-winner Totally Boss is headed to the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint after winning Saturday’s $700,000 RUNHAPPY Turf Sprint at Kentucky Downs. Totally Boss earned an automatic spot in the RUNHAPPY Turf Sprint by capturing the $100,000 Kentucky Downs Preview Turf Sprint on Aug. 4 at Ellis Park. Now, by tacking on […]
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Last month, Susan and Jim Hill’s Totally Boss won Ellis Park’s prep race for the RUNHAPPY Turf Sprint at Kentucky Downs, and this Saturday he repeated his winning effort to score the first graded win of his career. The 4-year-old son of Street Boss, ridden by Florent Geroux for trainer Rusty Arnold, completed six furlongs […]
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The end of Ellis Park’s 2019 highly successful race meet — which saw wagering increase 21 percent over 2018 and purses paid to horsemen go up 30 percent — conjures bigger visions for 2020. Ken Mimmack, manager of new owner Ellis Entertainment LLC, was mesmerized by the huge crowd that turned out Sunday for Kids Day. “While Ellis […]
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