Ellis Park Day 26: Friday, August 25, 2017

The consistent Lieutenant Seany O (at left, purple cap) faces five other rivals in the third race at Ellis Park on August 25, a competitive $16,000 starter allowance affair going a mile on the main track. Photo by Lou Hodges, Jr.

Ellis Park Selections By John Gaver III: Friday, August 25, 2017

A weekend of live Thoroughbred racing commences in the Tri-State area, as Ellis Park in Henderson, Ky. rolls out its customary eight-race program on Friday, August 25. The card features a $7,696 carryover in the $2 Pick 5 and a $2,806 carryover in the $1 Super High Five wager.

The Green Sheet had a pair of winners on the Sunday, August 20 program at Ellis Park and 25 days into the summer stand at “The Pea Patch”, The Sheet is hitting at a 25 percent win clip; its top selection in each race has finished in the money 67 percent of time.

For full-card selections and comments for the Friday, August 25 program at Ellis Park click HERE.


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

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