(Ellis Park  / Photos by Holly M. Smith)

From the Churchill Downs Media Team / Kevin Kerstein:

ELLIS PARK CLOSED TO GENERAL PUBLIC TODAY DUE TO UNSCHEDULED MAITENANCE ISSUE; LIVE RACING STILL A GO

HENDERSON, Ky. (Thursday, July 4, 2024) – Today’s opening day card at Ellis Park Racing & Gaming will unfortunately be run without patrons due to unscheduled grandstand maintenance issue.

          “This was a really difficult decision we had to make this morning but due to an unscheduled maintenance issue we will have to conduct today’s race card without patrons,” General Manager Matt Pressley said. “We are still going to run all nine races as scheduled. We will update everyone as soon as we can when the facility will be back open to fans.”

          Fans can watch and wager on all the races today at Ellis Park on www.twinspires.com, FanDuel TV and the Churchill Downs LIVE app on smart TVs.

ABOUT ELLIS PARK RACING & GAMING

Ellis Park, Racing and Gaming (“Ellis Park”) located north of the Ohio River and just south of Evansville, Indiana, has been the home of summer Thoroughbred racing in Kentucky for over 100 years. Ellis Park also features a gaming entertainment venue with approximately 300 historical racing machines.