ellis park juvenile

Asmussen, Baze Storm Through Both Juvenile Stakes At Ellis Park

Two storm surges pushed through Ellis Park late Sunday afternoon: Trainer Steve Asmussen and jockey Tyler Baze swept both 2-year-old stakes but in between a sudden burst of gale-force winds caused a 25-minute weather delay. With steel-gray clouds lurking in the distance, L and N Racing’s favored Rowdy Yates went wire to wire to capture […]

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‘The Real Deal’: Night Time Has Romans Excited For Ellis Park Juvenile

Trainer Dale Romans’ huge Ellis Park meet could get even bigger with Night Time in Sunday’s $100,000 TwinSpires Ellis Park Juvenile. Night Time won by daylight in his debut June 30 at Ellis Park, leading all the way through a fast time to prevail by 4 1/2 lengths. With eight wins out of 26 starters, […]

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TwinSpires To Sponsor Ellis Park Juvenile And Debutante

TwinSpires, an industry leader in online and mobile wagering on horse racing, has become the title sponsor of Ellis Park’s pair of 2-year-old stakes. The $100,000 TwinSpires Ellis Park Juvenile and $100,000 TwinSpires Ellis Park Debutante, will be held at the Henderson, Ky., track on Sunday, Aug. 18, with entries taken Thursday. Both races are […]

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Lanerie Celebrates Emotional Riding Title At Ellis, To Miss Most Of Kentucky Downs Meet

Jockey Corey Lanerie captured one more race on Monday’s closing card to finish Ellis Park’s 2018 meet with 30 victories out of 137 mounts after missing the first six days following the death of his wife, Shantel. Lanerie won Monday’s 10th race for older maidens aboard Marzo. He also had three seconds, including in the […]

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Partners Hope Juvenile Tobacco Road Follows In The Footsteps Of Lookin At Lee

Steve Asmussen trains Juvenile contender Tobacco Road, whose parallels so far to stablemate Lookin At Lee are not lost on Lee Levinson, who with sons Mike and Andy and partner Don Nelson own both horses. Both horses were fifth at Churchill Downs in their first start at 2, then won their second start at Ellis […]

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Ellis Park Juvenile Winner Dak Attack To Miss Breeders’ Cup With Sore Shin

The Albaugh Family Stable’s three-length Ellis Park Juvenile winner Dak Attack has been ruled out of the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, reports drf.com. The 2-year-old son of Ghostzapper is suffering from a sore shin which, while not enough to take him out of training, will prevent him from racing until possibly December. “He’s going to train at […]

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Dak Attack Dominates Ellis Park Juvenile

Touchdown, Dak Attack! Albaugh Family Stables’ 2-year-old colt Dak Attack poured it on down the stretch for a three-length victory over 81-1 shot Northern Trail, with Churchill Downs’ Grade 3 Bashford Manor winner Ten City another 1 3/4 lengths back in third in Sunday’s $75,000 Ellis Park Juvenile at Ellis Park. “He went down there and did […]

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‘We Thought We’d Just Won The Kentucky Derby’: $25,000 Yearling Brings Joy To First-Time Owner

You will know by the screaming if the winner of Sunday’s $75,000 Ellis Park Juvenile is Ebben. On the other hand, you might hear that same raucous cheering even if the 2-year-old gelding is second or third. Ebben is one of the first yearlings purchased by Sam Aguiar. The Louisville attorney was part of the […]

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Ellis’ Juvenile Races ‘Definitely Tougher Than Five Years Ago’

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 are well-stocked with promising 2-year-olds. Ten City is the 8-5 favorite in the seven-furlong EP Juvenile off a 2-for-2 record spanning a seven-length romp April […]

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