Here is a closer look at the “Trainer Standings” for the current race meeting at Ellis Park. Although he has not been tearing up the trainer standings at Saratoga, Steve Asmussen has been faring much better at “The Spa of the South.” Going into this week’s races, Asmussen has started 59 horses with 9 wins, 13 seconds and 9 thirds.  That is good enough to put him atop of the standings with just a couple of more weeks to go.

For a closer look at the entire “Top 20,” simply click on the “…read more” button and you will get a snapshot of who is doing well at the “Ole Pea Patch” this summer.

1 Steven M. Asmussen 59 9 13 9 $273,618 15% 53%
2 Brad H. Cox 23 11 3 1 $264,301 48% 65%
3 Ian R. Wilkes 24 4 5 2 $137,112 17% 46%
4 William B. Bradley 30 6 4 5 $113,747 20% 50%
5 Kenneth G. McPeek 24 4 3 3 $110,690 17% 42%
6 Jack C. Van Berg 18 7 4 0 $108,110 39% 61%
7 Dale L. Romans 22 3 2 3 $92,318 14% 36%
8 Ron Moquett 29 3 6 4 $91,235 10% 45%
9 William H. Fires 19 4 3 0 $84,778 21% 37%
10 Chris A. Hartman 12 3 2 1 $70,843 25% 50%
11 Neil J. Howard 7 2 2 0 $70,330 29% 57%
12 Victoria H. Oliver 10 2 2 0 $67,728 20% 40%
13 Bernard S. Flint 11 3 2 6 $60,800 27% 100%
14 George R. Arnold, II 10 2 0 2 $59,028 20% 40%
15 Gregory D. Foley 14 4 0 3 $57,051 29% 50%
16 Michael J. Maker 14 3 2 1 $55,709 21% 43%
17 J. R. Caldwell 22 4 5 4 $55,480 18% 59%
18 Jose G. Castanon 17 3 1 3 $49,594 18% 41%
19 Joe Sharp 13 2 2 0 $47,941 15% 31%
20 D. Mike Campbell 17 2 3 2 $46,675 12% 41%