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Interview with Ercel Ellis, February 20, 2008

Part of Horse Industry in Kentucky Oral History Project

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Title:
Interview with Ercel Ellis, February 20, 2008
Creator:
Ercel Ellis; interviewee. Kim Lady Smith; interviewer.
Format:
oral histories
Publication date:
2008
Date uploaded:
2012
Description:
Ercel Ellis is the radio host for Post Time and Horse Tales whose lifelong association with horse began with his childhood on Dixiana Farm where his father was the farm manager. Ellis shares stories of the Fishers who owned Dixiana and describes the people and horses he knew as a young man including Man o' War, Sweep All, and Mata Hari. He describes his career as a journalist, broadcaster, owner, breeder and trainer and reflects on the many changes he has experienced in the industry.
Language:
english
Publisher:
Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries
Repository:
University of Kentucky
Subject:
Ellis, Ercle, 1931- -- Interviews, Dixiana Farm (Ky.), Thoroughbred horse, Journalists -- Interviews, Radio broadcasters -- Interviews, Horse owners -- Interviews, Horse breeders -- Interviews, Horse trainers -- Interviews, Man o’ War (Race horse), Sweep All (Race horse), Mata Hari (Race horse), Horses -- Law and legislation., Equine sports medicine., Churchill Downs Incorporated, Kentucky State Racing Commission, Ellis Park Race Course (Ky.), Steeplechasing., National Horsemen’s Benevolence and Protective Association, Waldrop, Alex, National Thoroughbred Racing Association, Harthill, Alex, 1925-2005
Type:
sound
Source:
Horse Industry in Kentucky Oral History Project
Metadata record:
http://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt72jm23bx1q/data/mets.xml
Rights:
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