Tim Ethridge, The Gleaner http://weku.fm en Ellis Park Plans to Open in January with Slots http://weku.fm/post/ellis-park-plans-open-january-slots <p><a href="http://www.courierpress.com/news/2011/oct/12/ellis-targets-jan-1-to-open/">If the Kentucky Horse Racing </a>Commission approves -- and there appear to be no reasons it wouldn&#39;t -- Ellis Park will reopen for simulcasting on Jan. 1 and stay open year-round as Instant Racing machines are installed early in 2012. The Henderson track also will have no overlap with Churchill Downs for its live race meet, which would encompass 30 race dates from July 1 through Labor Day. Churchill did not ask for the July 4 holiday when it made its presentation to the racing commission in Lexington.</p><p> Thu, 13 Oct 2011 14:45:12 +0000 Tim Ethridge, The Gleaner 14219 at http://weku.fm