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CARDINALS ANNOUNCE POSTSEASON TICKET DETAILS FOR WILD CARD & DIVISION SERIES

CARDINALS ANNOUNCE POSTSEASON TICKET DETAILS FOR WILD CARD & DIVISION SERIES

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 17th, 2019

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ST. LOUIS, Mo., September 17, 2019 – As postseason play approaches, tickets for potential Cardinals Wild Card and Division Series games will go on sale Thursday, September 19, at noon CT.                 Based on the final standings, the Cardinals could host the National League Wild […]

CARDINALS ANNOUNCE BUDGETING BUDDIES PROGRAM PRESENTED BY SCOTT CREDIT UNION

CARDINALS ANNOUNCE BUDGETING BUDDIES PROGRAM PRESENTED BY SCOTT CREDIT UNION

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 12th, 2019

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Team Will Host Free Workshop for Educators on Monday, September 16th               ST. LOUIS, September 12, 2019 – The St. Louis Cardinals today announced the launch of the Budgeting Buddies Program presented by Scott Credit Union.  The Cardinals and Scott Credit Union teamed up to […]

Ellis Park ends banner meet — But wait until next year!

Ellis Park ends banner meet — But wait until next year!

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 4th, 2019

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‘We’re going to be a premier racetrack, no doubt about it’  HENDERSON, Ky. (Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019) — 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 […]

ADAM WAINWRIGHT TO HOST 7TH ANNUAL FANTASY FOOTBALL FUNDRAISER AT BUSCH

ADAM WAINWRIGHT TO HOST 7TH ANNUAL FANTASY FOOTBALL FUNDRAISER AT BUSCH

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 23rd, 2019

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Jack Flaherty, Miles Mikolas & Michael Wacha Among Big League Participants Playing To Raise Money for Charity ST. LOUIS, Mo., August 23, 2019 – For the seventh consecutive year, Adam Wainwright is bringing his annual Big League Impact Fantasy Football Live Draft and its winning fundraising […]

Ellis Park cancels today’s races because of flooding;Track remains open for simulcasting, HHR gaming

Ellis Park cancels today’s races because of flooding;Track remains open for simulcasting, HHR gaming

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 23rd, 2019

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Racing resumes Saturday at 12:50 p.m.; Making of a Racehorse fan event to go on as scheduled at 7 a.m. Saturday HENDERSON, Ky. (Friday, Aug. 23, 2019) — Ellis Park has canceled today’s live race card because of torrential rain and flooding of the track and […]

Ellis Park’s Kentucky Downs Preview Day ‘This is the best card in the history of Ellis Park’

Ellis Park’s Kentucky Downs Preview Day ‘This is the best card in the history of Ellis Park’

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 2nd, 2019

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HENDERSON, Ky. (Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019) — A total of 52 horses were entered Thursday for the five $100,000 turf stakes that make up Sunday’s Kentucky Downs Preview Day at Ellis Park. An all-turf stakes Pick 5, which is a 50-cent wager, will be held […]

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 […]