What the Nation is saying about the Gardenia...

The champ will look to quickly reverse all the, “what’s wrong with the Doll,” talk when she headlines a full field of eleven in tomorrow’s Grade 2 Presque Isle Downs Masters. Read More
It’s only human nature to want to see champions win. When our heroes go down to defeat, it stings at first, and then we search for answers. When Groupie Doll finished third in yesterday’s Grade 3 Gardenia Stakes, a collective sigh was heard ‘round the racing world. The questions followed … Should we...Read More
Groupie Doll !?!?!/Ice Cream Silence/Dixie Strike
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  • Mary Z. · You know, I was really upset about a "sure thing" having a loss the Spring, but with this one, I have a feeling that she wouldn't even be on the track today if this weren't a win. · 251 days ago ·
  • yukichan · Groupie Doll/Awesome Flower · 251 days ago ·
Less than two weeks before Ellis Park was ready to open its doors for the summer racing season, the concern for many horsemen began to swell. Last fall tons of soil was excavated from the Ohio River before being set down on the track to build it up before the season. Unfortunately, what came with it...Read More
Direct Line upset the showcase race of the Ellis Park meet by nailing an even pricier longshot, West Hope, in the final strides of the Grade 3, $100,000 Gardenia on Saturday. With Tony Farina keeping her just behind front-running West Hope throughout the one-mile Gardenia, Direct Line, an 11-1 shot,...Read More
Larry Richardson’s Midway Holiday, a winner of three of six lifetime starts and an even fourth last out in the Virginia Oaks (gr. IIIT), is one of a pair of 3-year-old fillies entered in a wide-open edition of the $100,000 Gardenia Handicap (gr. III) Aug. 14 at Ellis Park. The one-mile Gardenia is t...Read More

Race Results & Past Performances

View Details08/10/13ElP81 mileD03+ FGardenia-G3Devious IntentMagic HourGroupie Doll1:34.97
View Details08/13/11ElP91 mileD03+ FGardenia-G3Groupie DollSecret FileStage Magic1:37.37
View Details08/14/10ElP91 mileD03+ FGardenia-G3Direct LineWest HopeChoragus1:38.32
View Details08/15/09ElP91 mileD03+ FGardenia-G3Whirlie BertieAbby's AngelLady's Laughter1:35.80
View Details08/09/03ElP101 1/8 mD03+ FGardenia-G3Bare NecessitiesDesert GoldSo Much More1:50.09
View Details08/13/95ElP106 fD02 MGardeniaA. V. EightGrant RoadSez Who1:11.60