Ellis Park Entries & Results for Saturday, August 20, 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 21.2%, and third place picks are winning 15.4%.

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

1M, Turf, $30,000 Claiming
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $19,500

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 top pick is #7 Saqeel the 6/5 ML favorite trained by Cipriano Contreras and ridden by Francisco Arrieta. The four-year-old gelding by Daaher has the top combo of trainer and jockey. Get Ellis Park Picks for all of today's races.

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1

Artie's Lady

We Miss Artie

Mark Schwarm

Rogelio Miranda

12/1

2 2

Atta Boy Anthony

Karun (VEN)

Hugo Andrade

Thiago Canuto

6/1

3 3

Shady McGee (IRE)

Zoffany (IRE)

Michael J. Maker

Martin Garcia

4/1

4 4

Highestdistinction

Point of Entry

Randy L. Morse

Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.

9/5

5 5

Absam

Hard Spun

Juan Munoz Cano

Adam Beschizza

7/5

6 6

Eli

Keen Ice

Adolfo Macias

Agustin Gomez

20/1

7 Picks Report

Saqeel

Daaher

Cipriano Contreras

Francisco Arrieta

(Main Track only)

6/5

MTO

8

Red Label

Sky Kingdom

Larry W. Demeritte

Jon Kenton Court

(Main Track only)

2/1

MTO

Runner Win Place Show
Shady McGee (IRE)  3 $10.02 $4.50 $2.60
Atta Boy Anthony  2 - $4.96 $2.88
Absam  5 - - $2.10
Highestdistinction  4 - - -
Also rans: Eli
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Exacta 3-2 $55.44 $31,603.00
Trifecta 3-2-5 $152.88 $25,956.00
Fractions and final time: :24.42, :47.09, 1:11.41, 1:23.8, 1:35.62
Winning Owner: Deuce Greathouse
Winning Breeder: Mr Frank Hutchinson
SHADY MCGEE (IRE) was bothered and squeezed back at the start, trailed the field early on, was in the four path into the lane, rallied down the lane, drove past the leader and cleared the field 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 2-3-4)

  • Picks Report HRN Power Pick selection. (races 1-3 provided free)
    Race 2: The top pick is #4 Boxster the 7/5 ML favorite trained by Eddie Kenneally and ridden by Rafael Bejarano. The two-year-old colt by West Coast has some upside still being lightly raced and speed figures that match up well in this field. Get Ellis Park Picks for all of today's races.

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# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 2

Mano Dura

Keen Ice

Steven M. Asmussen

Adam Beschizza

9/5

1A 4

Rabbit Hound

Ransom the Moon

Brad H. Cox

Joseph Talamo

9/5

2 1

Ghost Nation

Tapit

Ben Colebrook

Luan Machado

15/1

3 3

Route Runner

Gun Runner

Steven M. Asmussen

Vincent Cheminaud

9/2

4 5 Picks Report

Boxster

West Coast

Eddie Kenneally

Rafael Bejarano

7/5

5 6

Hayes Strike

Connect

Kenneth G. McPeek

Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.

12/1

7

McEnroe

Justify

Rodolphe Brisset

Gerardo Corrales

6/1

Runner Win Place Show
Hayes Strike  5 $20.18 $6.58 $3.36
Route Runner  3 - $6.00 $3.18
Rabbit Hound  1A - - $2.10
Mano Dura  1 - - -
Also rans: Boxster, Ghost Nation
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 3-5 $109.96 $10,025.00
Exacta 5-3 $83.78 $44,745.00
Trifecta 5-3-1 $185.20 $23,338.00
Consolation Double 3-6 $9.32 $0.00
Fractions and final time: :24.78, :49.06, 1:13.88, 1:26.55, 1:39.89
Winning Owner: Dixiana Farms LLC
Winning Breeder: Dixiana Farms, LLC
HAYES STRIKE broke a bit outwardly at the start, pressed the pace setter from the three path, vied into the far turn, drew off turning for home, and widened under moderate hand urging.

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5 1/2F, Turf, Maiden Special Weight
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $60,000

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

  • Picks Report HRN Power Pick selection. (races 1-3 provided free)
    Race 3: The top selection is #8 Lady Pele the 7/2 third choice on the morning line, trained by Jordan Blair and Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.. A three-year-old daughter of Tapiture has some upside still being lightly raced and speed figures that match up well in this field. Get Ellis Park Picks for all of today's races.

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1

Merci Road

Quality Road

Eddie Kenneally

Martin Garcia

3/1

2 2

Icy River

Keen Ice

Eric N. Foster

Gerardo Corrales

9/2

3 3

Twentytwenty Hoax

Temple City

Barry L. King

Geovanni Franco

6/1

4 4

Ball Gown

Twirling Candy

Victoria H. Oliver

Rafael Bejarano

5/2

5

Ramadhaan (IRE)

Ribchester (IRE)

Anna M. Meah

Gage Holmes

15/1

6

Belperron

War Front

Steve Manley

Mitchell Murrill

20/1

7 7

Annie's Kingdom

Animal Kingdom

Darrin Miller

Chase Miller

15/1

8 8 Picks Report

Lady Pele

Tapiture

Jordan Blair

Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.

7/2

Runner Win Place Show
Ball Gown  4 $4.32 $2.42 $2.22
Icy River  2 - $3.18 $2.50
Lady Pele  8 - - $2.22
Twentytwenty Hoax  3 - - -
Also rans: Annie's Kingdom
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 5-4 $39.86 $5,554.00
Consolation Pick 3 3-6-4 $32.92 $0.00
Exacta 4-2 $18.58 $39,405.00
Trifecta 4-2-8 $34.52 $29,436.00
Pick 3 3-5-4 $362.44 $8,023.00
Fractions and final time: :22.76, :46.5, :58.09, 1:03.92
Winning Owner: G. Watts Humphrey, Jr.
Winning Breeder: G. Watts Humphrey Jr.
BALL GOWN vied for the lead outside of

1 1/8M, Dirt, $40,000 Allowance Optional Claiming
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $62,000

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

Simovitch

Street Sense

Michael J. Maker

Martin Garcia

6/1

2 2

Super Constitution

Constitution

Genevieve Londono

James Graham

10/1

3 3

Search Engine

Flatter

Thomas M. Amoss

Edgar Morales

3/1

4 4

Beachwalker

Street Sense

Aaron Shorter

Adam Beschizza

7/2

5 5

Peekacho

Hold Me Back

David R. Vance

Corey J. Lanerie

5/1

6 6

Creed

Honor Code

Claude R. McGaughey III

Rafael Bejarano

9/5

Runner Win Place Show
Peekacho  5 $19.22 $8.60 $3.66
Simovitch  1 - $6.06 $4.06
Search Engine  3 - - $2.28
Beachwalker  4 - - -
Also rans: Super Constitution, Creed
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 4-5 $63.04 $4,338.00
Superfecta 5-1-3-4 $1,600.80 $15,874.00
Trifecta 5-1-3 $434.32 $30,568.00
Pick 3 5-4-5 $555.52 $13,878.00
Pick 4 3-5-1/4/5/6-5 $3,158.84 $33,411.00
Exacta 5-1 $179.30 $48,338.00
Fractions and final time: :24.06, :47.76, 1:11.72, 1:37.34, 1:50.9
Winning Owner: Ribble Farms LLC
Winning Breeder: Ledgelands LLC & Andrew C. Ritter
PEEKACHO stalked outside of the leading trio into the first turn before tucking behind them passing the thirteen-sixteenths pole, pursued a clearing

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1M, Turf, $50,000 Starter Allowance
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $21,000

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) $3.00 All Turf Pick 3 (Races 5-6-8)

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Courageously

Quality Road

Chris A. Hartman

Mitchell Murrill

4/1

2

Official Business

Candy Ride (ARG)

Philip A. Sims

Joseph Talamo

8/1

3 3

Dynablue

Big Blue Kitten

Dee Poulos

Gerardo Corrales

2/1

4 4

Sono Grato

Orb

Brian Williamson

Adam Beschizza

15/1

5 5

Optimus Kat

Optimizer

D. Wayne Lukas

Rafael Bejarano

8/1

6 6

The Peninsula

Fed Biz

Anna M. Meah

Rene Diaz

10/1

7 7

Nip N Tuck

Stay Thirsty

Cipriano Contreras

Francisco Arrieta

5/2

8 8

Chasin Charlie

Mutadda

Tim Richardson

Erica Herrforth

20/1

9

Pledgeofallegiance

Constitution

Paul J. McGee

Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.

(Main Track only)

8/5

MTO

Runner Win Place Show
Nip N Tuck  7 $7.32 $4.42 $3.04
The Peninsula  6 - $12.94 $6.02
Optimus Kat  5 - - $2.80
Courageously  1 - - -
Also rans: Sono Grato, Dynablue, Chasin Charlie
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Exacta 7-6 $84.40 $43,826.00
Superfecta 7-6-5-1 $889.60 $17,513.00
Trifecta 7-6-5 $383.56 $30,606.00
Pick 3 4-5-7 $243.72 $10,223.00
Daily Double 5-7 $53.84 $4,790.00
Fractions and final time: :25.6, :49.48, 1:14.22, 1:25.73, 1:37.03
Winning Owner: Contreras Stable Inc. and Victory Stables, LLC
Winning Breeder: Kenneth L. Ramsey & Sarah K. Ramsey
NIP N TUCK stalked two wide, bid for the lead at the quarter pole, forged an advantage in upper stretch and drew clear in the final sixteenth.

5 1/2F, Turf, Maiden Special Weight
Fillies | 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

Chanel Point

Point of Entry

Wayne M. Catalano

Mickaelle Michel

6/1

2 2

Becky Thatcher

Egyptian Warrior

Dennis Lovell

Alice Beckman

30/1

3 3

Storm Rate

Accelerate

Sarah Hamilton

Rafael Mojica, Jr.

4/1

4 4

Catcha Later Mo

Mo Town

Dana Hancock

Rogelio Miranda

15/1

5 5

Collected Glory

Collected

Donnie K. Von Hemel

Francisco Arrieta

3/1

6 6

Holy Foley

Point of Entry

Steven M. Asmussen

Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.

9/2

7 7

Fame Street

Street Sense

W. Bret Calhoun

Gabriel Saez

10/1

8 8

Mystify

Connect

Christopher Davis

Jose E. Lopez

12/1

9 9

Greek Heiress

Kantharos

Mark E. Casse

Adam Beschizza

6/1

10 10

Bling

American Pharoah

Victoria H. Oliver

Rafael Bejarano

10/1

11

One Stormy Lady

Get Stormy

John A. Hancock

Ferrin Peterson

(Also-eligible)

20/1

AE

12

Wild Acclaim

Flatter

Sarah Hamilton

Mitchell Murrill

(Also-eligible)

15/1

AE

13

Hold My Crown

Munnings

William Walden

Francisco Arrieta

(Also-eligible)

15/1

AE

14

Tiz Erin

Tiznow

Dale L. Romans

Joseph Talamo

(Also-eligible)

6/1

AE

15

La Shark

Munnings

Rodolphe Brisset

Gerardo Corrales

(Main Track only)

5/1

MTO

Runner Win Place Show
Bling 10 $7.66 $4.92 $4.10
Collected Glory  5 - $4.82 $3.54
Fame Street  7 - - $8.36
Mystify  8 - - -
Also rans: Holy Foley, Chanel Point, Catcha Later Mo, Storm Rate, Greek Heiress, Becky Thatcher
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 7-10 $39.40 $5,219.00
Exacta 10-5 $31.38 $66,563.00
Superfecta 10-5-7-8 $2,028.40 $18,773.00
Trifecta 10-5-7 $333.28 $38,677.00
Pick 3 5-7-10 $355.64 $9,350.00
Fractions and final time: :22.03, :46.37, :57.7, 1:03.61
Winning Owner: G. Watts Humphrey, Jr.
Winning Breeder: Clarkland Farm LLC
BLING stalked the leader from the outside, bid at the quarter pole as a pair of outer rivals threatened, readily kicked clear when let out in upper stretch, drew off under a vigorous hand ride into the final furlong, and was wrapped up through the final sixteenth.

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6F, Dirt, Allowance
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $61,000

Exacta / $0.50 Trifecta / $0.10 Superfecta / Double

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Dr. Perry

Into Mischief

Steven M. Asmussen

Vincent Cheminaud

4/1

2 2

Uber Kirk

Run Away and Hide

Kenneth G. McPeek

Corey J. Lanerie

5/2

3 3

Belfast Boy

Bayern

Rick Hiles

James Graham

12/1

4 4

Silk Trade

Into Mischief

Norm W. Casse

Joseph Talamo

7/2

5 5

Marching

Liam's Map

Robert Medina

Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.

12/1

6 6

Courthouse Cove

Speightster

Lori Plasters

Gabriel Saez

25/1

7 7

Flags Up

Honor Code

James E. Baker

Rafael Bejarano

8/1

8 8

Title Shot

Union Rags

Cipriano Contreras

Francisco Arrieta

20/1

9

Badgeball

Creative Cause

Gregory D. Foley

Mitchell Murrill

5/1

10 10

Prestonsbird

Birdstone

Tim Richardson

Erica Herrforth

30/1

Runner Win Place Show
Silk Trade  4 $4.84 $2.98 $2.40
Uber Kirk  2 - $3.58 $2.38
Dr. Perry  1 - - $4.04
Marching  5 - - -
Also rans: Flags Up, Courthouse Cove, Title Shot, Belfast Boy, Prestonsbird
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 10-4 $32.54 $7,439.00
Exacta 4-2 $14.14 $84,271.00
Superfecta 4-2-1-5 $353.20 $41,014.00
Trifecta 4-2-1 $56.68 $64,941.00
Pick 3 7-10-4 $88.48 $8,686.00
Fractions and final time: :22.97, :46.25, :58.27, 1:10.76
Winning Owner: Quarter Pole Club VI, LLC
Winning Breeder: Juddmonte Farms Inc
SILK TRADE took a bump from an inner foe at the start, dueled for the lead along the inside while hounded by a pair of outer rivals, shook clear of them in upper stretch, then lasted from a surging rival to the wire.

1M, Turf, $50,000 Starter Allowance
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $21,000

Exacta / $0.50 Trifecta / $0.10 Superfecta

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Arlyne's Crown

Hit It a Bomb

Jeff A. Hiles

James Graham

6/1

2 2

Let's Duet

Keen Ice

Kenneth G. McPeek

Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.

8/1

3 3

Legerity

Connect

Paul J. McGee

Corey J. Lanerie

4/1

4 4

Treaty of Paris

Discreet Cat

Steven M. Asmussen

Adam Beschizza

3/1

5 5

Divine Hope

American Freedom

Alvin Brent Taylor

Francisco Arrieta

15/1

6 6

High Fashion

Union Rags

Victoria H. Oliver

Rafael Bejarano

7/2

7 7

Mission Belle

Noble Mission (GB)

Armando Hernandez

Christopher A. Emigh

12/1

8 8

Social Engagement

Cupid

Brendan P. Walsh

Vincent Cheminaud

12/1

9 9

Fabricate

Speightster

Juan Munoz Cano

Gerardo Corrales

8/1

10

Wicked Wonder

Tiznow

Daniel C. Peitz

Francisco Arrieta

(Main Track only)

8/1

MTO

Runner Win Place Show
Social Engagement  8 $6.42 $4.24 $3.28
High Fashion  6 - $5.02 $3.98
Arlyne's Crown  1 - - $6.58
Mission Belle  7 - - -
Also rans: Let's Duet, Divine Hope, Legerity, Fabricate, Treaty of Paris
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 4-8 $33.98 $18,342.00
Exacta 8-6 $48.68 $103,113.00
Superfecta 8-6-1-7 $3,138.40 $33,341.00
Trifecta 8-6-1 $429.68 $61,189.00
Pick 3 10-4-8 $124.76 $15,877.00
Pick 4 7-(10-15)-4/9-8/10 $667.44 $36,368.00
Pick 5 5-7-(10-15)-4/9-8/10 $71.76 $0.00
Pick 5 5-7-(10-15)-4/9-8/10 $4,963.92 $40,879.00
Fractions and final time: :24.76, :48.03, 1:12.11, 1:24.31, 1:36.4
Winning Owner: Pocket Aces Racing LLC
Winning Breeder: Michael T. Barnett
SOCIAL ENGAGEMENT tracked two wide and from between horses tipped three wide entering the lane, grinded away in pursuit of the top pair through midstretch, bid entering the final sixteenth, gained an advantage nearing the wire, and held.

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