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Ellis Park cancels Saturday’s racing (in addition to today) because of extreme heat advisory

Ellis Park cancels Saturday’s racing (in addition to today) because of extreme heat advisory

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 19th, 2019

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Ellis Park cancels Saturday’s racing (in addition to today) because of extreme heat advisory; We remain open for simulcasting and HHR gaming. We are optimistic we’ll be able to race Sunday. HENDERSON, Ky. (Friday, July 19 2019) — Ellis Park has canceled live racing for […]

Ellis Park cancels Friday’s racing because of extreme heat advisory

Ellis Park cancels Friday’s racing because of extreme heat advisory

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 18th, 2019

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Post-race band also canceled but track open for simulcasting, gaming. No decision has been made on Saturday’s live racing card HENDERSON, Ky. (Thursday, July 18, 2019) — Ellis Park has canceled racing for Friday’s card out of precaution given the forecast for extreme heat in […]

Prize money surges for horsemen racing at Churchill Downs

Prize money surges for horsemen racing at Churchill Downs

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 8th, 2019

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Churchill Downs says its new gaming venue is already paying dividends for horsemen racing at the Louisville track. Track officials say Churchill paid a record $32.2 million in prize money to horsemen during its recently ended spring meet. It was up […]

Gold Star mom sings National Anthem at Ellis Park; July 4th performance honors Daviess County native killed in Afghanistan

Gold Star mom sings National Anthem at Ellis Park; July 4th performance honors Daviess County native killed in Afghanistan

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 5th, 2019

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‘It puts a name with a face to what freedom really costs’ – Cathy Mullins HENDERSON, Ky. — As America celebrated her birthday Thursday, Ellis Park’s National Anthem singer served as a poignant reminder that freedom isn’t free. Cathy Mullins of Owensboro was Ellis Park’s […]

MUNICIPAL GOLF COURSE FINAL DAY IS SUNDAY, JULY 7

MUNICIPAL GOLF COURSE FINAL DAY IS SUNDAY, JULY 7

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 3rd, 2019

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Bridges Golf Course of Henderson opening Wednesday, July 24 HENDERSON, KY, July 3, 2019– The City of Henderson, Parks & Recreation Department has announced that Sunday, July 7, will be the final day of operation for Municipal Golf Course in Atkinson Park.  The course opens at 8 a.m. and closes at […]

Expect more! At the post for Ellis Park’s 2019 meet

Expect more! At the post for Ellis Park’s 2019 meet

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 28th, 2019

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‘I couldn’t be more excited about the upcoming racing meet and also the proposed future of our local track’ — Henderson Mayor Steve Austin HENDERSON, Ky. (Friday, June 28, 2019) — Ellis Park racing secretary Dan Bork has a motto for the thoroughbred track’s 29-date […]

Ellis Park Unveils 2019 Race Meet

Ellis Park Unveils 2019 Race Meet

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 20th, 2019

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‘There’s a great buzz going around. You can hear it from the horsemen. You can feel it,’ says racing secretary Dan Bork HENDERSON, Ky. — Ellis Park entered a new era with Tuesday’s approval of a Laguna Development Corporation subsidiary to purchase the racetrack, followed […]

CARDINALS ANNOUNCE SPECIAL TICKET OFFER & SWEEPSTAKES FOR ALL-STAR VOTERS

CARDINALS ANNOUNCE SPECIAL TICKET OFFER & SWEEPSTAKES FOR ALL-STAR VOTERS

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 10th, 2019

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Fans Who Cast Ballots Online Can Purchase $8 Tickets for Upcoming Friday Home Games vs. Diamondbacks or Astros and Will Be Entered to Win Four All-Inclusive Passes on July 28 ST. LOUIS, Mo., June 10, 2019 – Voting for the 2019 MLB All-Star Game in […]

Single-Game Football Ticket On-Sale Dates Announced

Single-Game Football Ticket On-Sale Dates Announced

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 7th, 2019

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Available to season-ticket holders on June 25, general public on July 2 LEXINGTON, Ky. – Single-game tickets for the Kentucky Wildcats’ eight home games at Kroger Field in 2019 will be available to season-ticket holders on June 25 and to the general public on July […]

International powerlifting competition in Henderson this weekend

International powerlifting competition in Henderson this weekend

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 7th, 2019

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HENDERSON, KY, June 6, 2019– Athletes from several countries will be in Henderson this weekend to compete in the International Single Event World Powerlifting Championship. The event hosted by the American Drug Free Powerlifting Federation will take place at the John F. Kennedy Community Center. […]