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09 p.m. , updated July 26, 2013 at 7:09 p.m. Brian Hernandez Jr. continued his charge to be Ellis Park's leading jockey outright this summer as he rode another winner on Friday. With the win on Ashley's Posse in the day's final race, Hernandez
Another summer of thoroughbred racing began Thursday at Ellis Park with Brian Hernandez Jr. and Corey Lanerie still stubbornly locked in a debate over who was the track's top jockey a year ago. Lanerie stole the trophy, but I was the leading rider,
Ellis Park racing secretary Dan Bork knows the best way to get back on the right track is to post a strong opening weekend. This place certainly has had its problems over the years, starting with the tornado (2005), but we always do OK, said Bork...
Gulfstream Notebook Nikki's Sandcastle takes El Prado Stakes Special to The Miami Herald At 11 a.m. Saturday, trainer David Kassen was thinking of scratching Nikki's Sandcastle from the $75,000 El Prado Stakes because he was parked outside in post 14.
Not long after Equibase chart-caller and Courier & Press turf writer Cliff Guilliams died in 2008, Ellis Park moved swiftly to honor him. The Philip Oliber-trained Final Count won the fifth running of the $50,000 Cliff Guilliams Memorial on Monday,
This year was supposed to go much differently for Motor City and Midway, Ky.-based Lantern Hill Farms. Motor City won Churchill Downs' Grade II Iroquois Stakes last October as a 2-year-old, and the Lexington Herald-Leader listed the thoroughbred
Corey Lanerie and Brian Hernandez Jr. each won a pair of races Friday at Ellis Park to remain in contention for the leading jockey title. Lanerie is atop the standings with 13 wins while finishing in the money another 15 times, including 10 second-
Jockey Corey Lanerie won the riding title earlier this year at Churchill Downs and is well on his way to another this summer at Ellis Park, but Lanerie has yet to reach his goal of earning a mount in the Kentucky Derby. Before his next chance in 2013,
Corey Lanerie made it to the winner's circle a couple of more times on Wednesday during the 89th opening day at Ellis Park, extending a run of success that has amazed even him. Fresh off clinching the leading jockey title at Churchill Downs on Sunday
Almost as soon as the gates flew open in Sunday's Grade II Firecracker Handicap, trainer Charlie Lopresti knew it was not going to be Turallure's night. As the 1-mile turf race reached its conclusion, however, it proved once again that the 2012