Ellis Park Selections, Day 1–Sunday, June 30, 2019

Cool Beans
Magic Cap Stables’ Cool Beans, who is Grade 2 stakes-placed on the turf, will make her 2019 debut in the sixth race at Ellis Park on Sunday, June 30. Photo By: NYRA Photo

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Nine-Race Program Kicks Off 2019 Meeting

Surrender Now
Rockingham Ranch’s Surrender Now is the 4-5 morning line favorite in the featured fourth race at Ellis Park on June 30. Photo By: Benoit Photo

Ellis Park’s 29-day, 2019 meeting, with purses averaging a record $330,000–up 43 percent from 2018–begins on Sunday, June 30 with a nine-race program on tap at the Henderson, Ky. racetrack.

Post time for the first race on the day is 12:50 P.M. (Central).

The featured fourth race on the program is a $53,000 non-classified allowance event for fillies and mares three-years-old and upward sprinting five-furlongs on the turf.

Rockingham Ranch’s Surrender Now, a four-year-old daughter of Morning Line who is a stakes winner on dirt and stakes-placed on grass, is the definitive 4-5 morning line favorite in a field that attracted seven entrants.

Jockey Brian Hernandez, Jr. has the call on the bay filly for trainer Peter Miller.

Cox, Lanerie Back To Defend Meet Titles

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Jockey Corey Lanerie will try to win his fourth consecutive and sixth overall riding title at Ellis Park at the 2019 meet. Photo By: Coady Photography

Jockey Corey Lanerie, who was the leading rider at Ellis Park in 2018 with 30 wins, and trainer Brad Cox, who was the top trainer with 22 victories, will be back to defend their respective titles at the “Pea Patch” in 2019.

Lanerie does hot have a mount on the opening day program, while Cox has just one entrant–Magic Cap Stables’ Cool Beans–who is the 4-5 morning line favorite in the sixth race on the day.

Racing will be conducted Friday through Sunday through September 2 in addition to Thursday, July 4 and Monday, September 2 (Labor Day). Post time is 12:50 P.M. (Central) with the exception of three “Twilight Friday” programs on July 19, August 9, and August 23.

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Henderson, Kentucky updated forecast

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