Ellis Park Entries & Results for Friday, August 5, 2022

Ellis Park, Henderson, KY
Ellis Park - Henderson, KY  |  ellisparkracing.com

Ellis Park was built as Dade Park in 1922 by the Green River Jockey Club, and has offered Thoroughbred racing ever since. Renamed in 1954, it is one of five Thoroughbred racetracks in Kentucky.
Biggest stakes: The Gardenia Stakes.

Picks Report Get Expert Ellis Park Picks for today’s races. Get Equibase PPs.

Power Picks stats the last 60 days: Top picks are winning at 31.7%, second picks are winning at 21.4%, and third place picks are winning 15.4%.

Ellis Park Power Picks the last 14 days: 0.0% winners /

5 1/2F, Turf, $16,000 Maiden Claiming
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $15,500

Exacta / $0.50 Trifecta / $0.10 Superfecta / Double $0.50 Pick 3 (Races 1-2-3) / $0.50 Pick 4 (Races 1-2-3-4)

  • Picks Report HRN Power Pick selection. (races 1-3 provided free)
    Race 1: The pick is the 5/1 fourth choice on the ML, #4 Ms Merrabel. The three-year-old filly by Karakontie (JPN) is trained by John Ennis and ridden by Gerardo Corrales. She has top ratings across all categories - good speed figures, top trainer and top jockey. Get Ellis Park Picks for all of today's races.

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Our Wonsaponatime

Magician (IRE)

Michael Shane Warpool

Gage Holmes

12/1

2

Kenkead

Just a Coincidence

Jada C. Schlenk

Alice Beckman

20/1

3

Vimont

Temple City

C. Steve Larue

Ferrin Peterson

20/1

4 4 Picks Report

Ms Merrabel

Karakontie (JPN)

John Ennis

Gerardo Corrales

5/1

5 5

Mapleline

Shackleford

Henry Burnett Armstrong

Colby J. Hernandez

3/1

6

Longliverocknroll

Forest Attack

Vance Childers

Rene Diaz

8/1

7 7

Fox Creek Lady

Jack Milton

Donald H. Campbell

Christopher A. Emigh

10/1

8 8

Emoji Princess

Exaggerator

Jada C. Schlenk

Brooke Stillion

15/1

9 9

My Zip Zip

Mohaymen

Eric N. Foster

Reylu Gutierrez

7/2

10 10

Open Says Me

Magician (IRE)

Brian Williamson

Jose E. Lopez

9/2

Runner Win Place Show
Our Wonsaponatime  1 $26.70 $11.70 $5.14
Open Says Me 10 - $5.84 $4.06
Ms Merrabel  4 - - $2.46
My Zip Zip  9 - - -
Also rans: Mapleline, Fox Creek Lady, Emoji Princess
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Exacta 1-10 $167.10 $34,519.00
Trifecta 1-10-4 $522.32 $21,100.00
Superfecta 1-10-4-9 $2,044.80 $13,183.00
Fractions and final time: :22.54, :45.71, :57.79, 1:04.28
Winning Owner: Julie E. Warpool
Winning Breeder: Julie E. Warpool
OUR WONSAPONATIME set the pace from the outset, was in the three path into the lane, drew away near the eighth pole and held safely in the final stages.

1M, Dirt, $16,000 Claiming
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $16,000

Exacta / $0.50 Trifecta / $0.10 Superfecta / Double / $0.50 Pick 3 (Races 2-3-4)

  • Picks Report HRN Power Pick selection. (races 1-3 provided free)
    Race 2: The top selection is #1A Nineties Country the 5/2 third choice on the morning line, trained by Fausto Gutierrez and Gerardo Corrales. A three-year-old son of Connect has the nod in a race that could go a number of ways. Get Ellis Park Picks for all of today's races.

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 6

Arrow Strike

Cupid

Fausto Gutierrez

Rafael Bejarano

5/2

8 Picks Report

Nineties Country

Connect

Fausto Gutierrez

Gerardo Corrales

5/2

2 1

Smokey Lee

Brody's Cause

Kevin Fletcher

Isaiah Wiseman

12/1

2

Mr Creed

Jimmy Creed

Brendan P. Walsh

Martin Garcia

2/1

4 3

Froome (IRE)

No Nay Never

Dee Poulos

Francisco Arrieta

10/1

5 4

Horse Daddy

Keen Ice

Michael Ann Ewing

Rene Diaz

8/1

6 5

Co Conspirator

Big Brown

Ralph Martinez

Reylu Gutierrez

4/1

7

Verklimt

Klimt

James P. DiVito

Gabriel Saez

6/1

Runner Win Place Show
Co Conspirator  6 $8.74 $4.40 $2.44
Horse Daddy  5 - $5.28 $2.40
Arrow Strike  1 - - $2.10
Smokey Lee  2 - - -
Also rans: Froome (IRE)
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Exacta 6-5 $33.68 $25,917.00
Daily Double 1-6 $105.86 $7,787.00
Trifecta 6-5-1 $61.44 $19,853.00
Fractions and final time: :24.04, :47.98, 1:12.56, 1:25.09, 1:37.39
Winning Owner: Johnathan Ritter
Winning Breeder: KatieRich Farms
CO CONSPIRATOR set the pace early with a long lead, was in the four path into the lane, dug in down the lane while challenged and repelled that bid in the final stages.

Kentucky racing agency approves sale of Ellis to Churchill

Kentucky's racing commission approves the sale of Ellis Park to Churchill Downs.

1 1/8M, Turf, $30,000 Maiden Claiming
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $19,000

Exacta / $0.50 Trifecta / $0.10 Superfecta / Double $0.50 Pick 3 (Races 3-4-5) / $3.00 All Turf Pick 3 (Races 3-5-7)

  • Picks Report HRN Power Pick selection. (races 1-3 provided free)
    Race 3: The top pick is #3 Sailor's Return the 2/1 ML favorite trained by Donald J. Habeeb and ridden by Rafael Bejarano. The four-year-old gelding by Declaration of War has very good speed figures that matchup well with this group. Get Ellis Park Picks for all of today's races.

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1

Beocca

Jimmy Creed

Wayne G. Minnock

Edgar Morales

12/1

2 2

Words of Wisdom

Tapit

Keith L. York

Francisco Arrieta

4/1

3 3 Picks Report

Sailor's Return

Declaration of War

Donald J. Habeeb

Rafael Bejarano

2/1

4

Get Through

Get Stormy

Bentley Combs

Jack Gilligan

8/1

5 5

Aquacat

Kitten's Joy

D. Whitworth Beckman

James Graham

12/1

6 6

Thach

Twirling Candy

Brendan P. Walsh

Vincent Cheminaud

5/1

7 7

Scotch No Rocks

Stay Thirsty

Chris A. Hartman

Mitchell Murrill

5/2

Runner Win Place Show
Words of Wisdom  2 $9.74 $5.04 $2.82
Aquacat  5 - $12.06 $4.36
Sailor's Return  3 - - $2.34
Scotch No Rocks  7 - - -
Also rans: Thach
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 6-2 $49.32 $4,129.00
Pick 3 1-6-2 $673.00 $7,559.00
Trifecta 2-5-3 $232.20 $33,238.00
Exacta 2-5 $93.66 $40,110.00
Fractions and final time: :23.74, :47.3, 1:11.7, 1:37.35, 1:50.66
Winning Owner: Keith L. York
Winning Breeder: Godolphin
WORDS OF WISDOM set the pace early, was on the inside into the lane and drew off late in the stretch under a steady drive.

5F, Dirt, Maiden Special Weight
Fillies | 2 Year Olds
Purse: $60,000

Exacta / $0.50 Trifecta / $0.10 Superfecta / Double $0.50 Pick 3 (Races 4-5-6) / $0.50 Pick 5 (Races 4-5-6-7-8)

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Adalinda

Cross Traffic

Tommy C. Short

Isaiah Wiseman

3/1

2 2

Aunt Shirley

Justify

Rodolphe Brisset

Gerardo Corrales

8/1

3 3

Becky Thatcher

Egyptian Warrior

Dennis Lovell

Ferrin Peterson

30/1

4 4

Twice as Sweet

Candy Ride (ARG)

Brendan P. Walsh

Martin Garcia

7/2

5 5

Windy Bay

Tale of Verve

John Alexander Ortiz

Reylu Gutierrez

9/2

6 6

Red Jewel

Texas Red

J. Keith Desormeaux

Adam Beschizza

10/1

7 7

Work of Fiction

Good Magic

George R. Arnold, II

Chris Landeros

5/1

8 8

Fee

Into Mischief

Steven M. Asmussen

Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.

4/1

Runner Win Place Show
Aunt Shirley  2 $7.44 $3.94 $3.06
Twice as Sweet  4 - $4.28 $2.62
Fee  8 - - $3.12
Adalinda  1 - - -
Also rans: Windy Bay, Work of Fiction, Red Jewel, Becky Thatcher
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Pick 3 6-2-2 $222.16 $11,850.00
Daily Double 2-2 $53.82 $6,981.00
Exacta 2-4 $23.16 $57,964.00
Superfecta 2-4-8-1 $330.60 $19,158.00
Trifecta 2-4-8 $101.12 $31,454.00
Pick 4 1-6-2-2 $8,472.80 $21,551.00
Fractions and final time: :22.84, :45.21, :57.27
Winning Owner: WinStar Farm LLC
Winning Breeder: WinStar Farm, LLC
AUNT SHIRLEY tracked the pace early, was on the inside into the lane while making a bid, under a long drive down the lane and inched clear in the final stages.

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1M, Turf, $7,500 Claiming
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $14,500

Exacta / $0.50 Trifecta / $0.10 Superfecta / Double $0.50 Pick 3 (Races 5-6-7) / $0.50 Pick 4 (Races 5-6-7-8)

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 6

Duchossois

Animal Kingdom

Brittany A. Vanden Berg

Christopher A. Emigh

5/2

9

Hannity

Ben Bulben

Brittany A. Vanden Berg

Christopher A. Emigh

5/2

2 1

Money for Mischief

Into Mischief

Juan Munoz Cano

Rafael Bejarano

15/1

2

Lord Revelstoke

First Samurai

Jimmy Corrigan

Abel Lezcano

10/1

3

Plutonian (IRE)

Raven's Pass

Wesley A. Ward

Martin Garcia

10/1

5 4

The Boss Factor

The Factor

Eric N. Foster

Gage Holmes

15/1

6 5

Feeling Dangerous

Midshipman

Eduardo Rodriguez

Alice Beckman

15/1

7

Messiah

Anthony's Cross

Ron Moquett

Rene Diaz

10/1

8

Estilo Varonil

Hit It a Bomb

Matt Kordenbrock

Adam Beschizza

8/1

10

Draft Capital

Uncle Mo

Steven M. Asmussen

Joseph Talamo

4/1

10 11

Palatial Times

Palace Malice

Michael J. Maker

Gerardo Corrales

5/1

12

Unidentified Man

Vancouver (AUS)

W. Bret Calhoun

Reylu Gutierrez

15/1

Runner Win Place Show
Palatial Times 10 $7.22 $3.56 $2.10
Money for Mischief  2 - $3.58 $2.52
Duchossois  1 - - $2.12
The Boss Factor  5 - - -
Also rans: Feeling Dangerous
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Pick 3 2-2-10 $217.36 $11,570.00
Daily Double 2-10 $27.88 $5,703.00
Exacta 10-2 $23.34 $28,802.00
Trifecta 10-2-1 $45.48 $19,879.00
Fractions and final time: :25.12, :48.17, 1:12.2, 1:24.33, 1:36.54
Winning Owner: Paradise Farms Corp. and Staudacher, David
Winning Breeder: Palace Malice Syndicate & SilverSprings Stud, LLC
PALATIAL TIMES stalked the pace early, made a bid nearing the far turn, continued the bid nearing the lane, took over command once in the stretch, drew clear down the lane and held sway in the final stages.

1M, Dirt, Maiden Special Weight
Open | 2 Year Olds
Purse: $60,000

Exacta / $0.50 Trifecta / $0.10 Superfecta / Double / $0.50 Pick 3 (Races 6-7-8)

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Judo

Street Sense

Brad H. Cox

Joseph Talamo

3/1

2 2

Inspeightoftrainer

Speightster

Christopher Davis

Jose E. Lopez

4/1

3 3

Lucky's Secret

Cairo Prince

J. Keith Desormeaux

Rene Diaz

20/1

4 4

Silent Vote

Include

William Stinson, Jr.

Fernando De La Cruz

15/1

5 5

Denington

Gun Runner

Kenneth G. McPeek

Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.

6/1

6 6

Tiz the Coast

West Coast

John Alexander Ortiz

Reylu Gutierrez

5/1

7 7

Rungius

Liam's Map

Steven M. Asmussen

Rafael Bejarano

9/2

8 8

Hallow Point

Gun Runner

Steven M. Asmussen

Vincent Cheminaud

8/1

9 9

Duplantis

Mastery

Thomas Drury, Jr.

Adam Beschizza

15/1

10 10

Home School

Goldencents

Michelle Nihei

Williams Naupac

30/1

Runner Win Place Show
Judo  1 $6.16 $3.84 $3.16
Rungius  7 - $5.90 $4.32
Hallow Point  8 - - $5.38
Inspeightoftrainer  2 - - -
Also rans: Denington, Duplantis, Silent Vote, Tiz the Coast, Home School, Lucky's Secret
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Pick 3 2-10-1 $130.72 $11,185.00
Daily Double 10-1 $15.24 $5,216.00
Exacta 1-7 $37.44 $62,616.00
Superfecta 1-7-8-2 $1,234.80 $22,382.00
Trifecta 1-7-8 $144.64 $40,719.00
Fractions and final time: :23.7, :46.91, 1:11.49, 1:24.35, 1:37.46
Winning Owner: Gary and Mary West
Winning Breeder: Gary & Mary West Stables Inc.
JUDO set the pace early, was on the inside into the lane, under a long drive down the lane and inched away in the late stages.

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1M, Turf, Allowance
Open | 3 Year Olds
Purse: $61,000

Exacta / $0.50 Trifecta / $0.10 Superfecta / Double

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1

Winterwood

Maclean's Music

Terry J. Brennan

Francisco Arrieta

20/1

2

Watch the Music

Bal a Bali (BRZ)

Jeff A. Hiles

Corey J. Lanerie

8/1

3 3

Momentous

Speightstown

Rodolphe Brisset

Chris Landeros

8/1

4 4

Fenwick

Curlin

Brian A. Lynch

Geovanni Franco

10/1

5

Verstappen

War Front

Brendan P. Walsh

Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.

9/2

6 6

Uninvited Guest

Distorted Humor

Steve Margolis

Joseph Rocco, Jr.

7/2

7 7

Bureau

Mastery

James M. Watkins

Christopher A. Emigh

20/1

8

Atras

Astern (AUS)

Brad H. Cox

Joseph Talamo

8/1

9 9

Britain's Kitten

Big Blue Kitten

Brian Williamson

Adam Beschizza

8/1

10 10

Patient Capital

Practical Joke

Chad C. Brown

James Graham

10/1

11 11

Dominican Pioneer

Pioneerof the Nile

Wesley A. Ward

Gerardo Corrales

12/1

12 12

Kunshan Bridge

Protonico

James P. DiVito

Fernando De La Cruz

12/1

13

Circle Back Jack

Tonalist

Sarah Hamilton

Mitchell Murrill

(Also-eligible)

6/1

AE

14 14

Barbarian

Mastery

Steven M. Asmussen

Rafael Bejarano

(Also-eligible)

8/1

AE

15

Wake Surf

Classic Empire

George R. Arnold, II

Chris Landeros

(Also-eligible)

5/2

AE

16 16

St Andrews

Quality Road

Michael J. Maker

Gerardo Corrales

(Also-eligible)

3/1

AE

Runner Win Place Show
Uninvited Guest  6 $8.62 $4.88 $3.42
St Andrews 16 - $4.54 $3.90
Britain's Kitten  9 - - $3.20
Fenwick  4 - - -
Also rans: Patient Capital, Dominican Pioneer, Bureau, Barbarian, Kunshan Bridge, Momentous
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Pick 3 10-1-6 $134.56 $6,397.00
Daily Double 1-6 $33.22 $4,921.00
Exacta 6-16 $53.08 $41,617.00
Superfecta 6-16-9-4 $810.80 $17,263.00
Trifecta 6-16-9 $170.44 $28,037.00
Fractions and final time: :23.82, :47.22, 1:11.43, 1:23.57, 1:36.16
Winning Owner: Low, Lawana L. and Robert E.
Winning Breeder: Summer Wind Equine LLC
UNINVITED GUEST stalked the pace early, was in the three path into the lane, took over command, drew clear near the eighth pole and held sway in the final stages.

1M, Dirt, Maiden Special Weight
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $60,000

Exacta / $0.50 Trifecta / $0.10 Superfecta

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 2

Stand Proud

Flashback

John Alexander Ortiz

Reylu Gutierrez

7/2

1A 11

Film Star

Flatter

Brad H. Cox

Gerardo Corrales

7/2

2 1

Chiron

Protonico

Bentley Combs

Jack Gilligan

10/1

3 3

Autopolis

Commissioner

Eric R. Reed

Rafael Bejarano

12/1

4 4

Uncle Berley

Uncle Mo

Steven M. Asmussen

Vincent Cheminaud

8/1

5 5

Grand Aspen

Dialed In

Brad H. Cox

Fernando De La Cruz

6/1

6 6

Bright Spark

Arrogate

Bernard S. Flint

Adam Beschizza

30/1

7 7

Laytown

Nyquist

Brendan P. Walsh

Joseph Talamo

12/1

8 8

Edge of Glory

Shackleford

John Ennis

Edgar Morales

5/1

9 9

Double Dealer

Blame

Genaro Garcia

Rene Diaz

10/1

10 10

Stand for Freedom

American Freedom

Ian R. Wilkes

Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.

5/2

Runner Win Place Show
Film Star  1A $6.66 $3.64 $3.72
Chiron  2 - $8.86 $6.50
Stand Proud  1 $6.66 $3.64 $3.72
Laytown  7 - - -
Also rans: Uncle Berley, Bright Spark, Double Dealer, Stand for Freedom, Autopolis, Edge of Glory, Grand Aspen
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Pick 3 1-6-1 $105.80 $16,855.00
Pick 4 10-1-1/2/5/6/8/13/15-1 $485.92 $30,615.00
Pick 5 2-10-1-1/2/5/6/8/13/15-1 $1,775.24 $83,451.00
Pick 5 2-10-1-1/2/5/6/8/13/15-1 $30.36 $0.00
Daily Double 6-1 $37.94 $10,108.00
Exacta 1-2 $34.46 $92,483.00
Superfecta 1-2-7-4 $1,315.60 $39,507.00
Trifecta 1-2-7 $253.84 $56,452.00
Fractions and final time: :23.6, :46.02, 1:10.31, 1:23.13, 1:35.47
Winning Owner: Gary and Mary West
Winning Breeder: Indian Creek & Mill Pond Bloodstock
FILM STAR set the pace early, was in the three path into the lane and drew away late in the stretch while geared down in the final stages.

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