Ellis Park Day 24: Saturday, August 19, 2017

Rags Racing Stable LLC’s Marquee Miss will go for her second turf win of the meet in the fourth race at Ellis Park on Saturday, August 19. Photo by Four Footed Fotos

Ellis Park Selections By John Gaver III: Saturday, August 19, 2017

The weekend at Ellis Park in Henderson, Ky. continues with a nine-race program on the docket for Saturday, August 19. The card has a competitive $43,000 non-classified allowance race as the fourth race on the day, in addition to a contentious $40,000 optional claiming/money-since allowance event as the featured eighth on the card.

Saturday’s program also offers a $16,748 carryover in the $2 Pick 5 and a $1,610 carryover in the $1 Super High-Five.

The Green Sheet gave out three trifectas, including a $127 score in the fourth race on Friday’s eight-race program at Ellis Park, in addition to a $158 superfecta–also in the fourth race–and a $205 exacta in the eighth race. 23 days into the summer stand at “The Pea Patch”, The Sheet is hitting at a 26 percent win clip–its top selection in each race has finished in the money 66 percent of time.

For full-card selections and comments for the Saturday, August 19 program at Ellis Park click HERE.


Header image: “Fair High,” oil on board by Vaughn Flannery (American, 1898-1955)

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