Interview with Ercel Ellis, February 20, 2008

Project: Horse Industry in Kentucky Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Ercel Ellis is the radio host for "Post Time" and "Horse Tales" whose lifelong association with horses 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.

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2008oh002_hik047

Interviewee Name

Ercel Ellis

Interviewer Name

Kim Lady Smith

Interview Date

2008-02-20

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Ellis, Ercel Interview by Kim Lady Smith. 20 Feb. 2008. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Ellis, E. (2008, February 20). Interview by K. L. Smith. Horse Industry in Kentucky Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Ellis, Ercel, interview by Kim Lady Smith. February 20, 2008, Horse Industry in Kentucky Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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