Ellis Park Day 28: Sunday, August 27, 2017

William B. Bradley and Carl Hurst’s The Player will return to allowance company in Sunday’s featured eighth race at Ellis Park.  Photo by Coady Photography

Ellis Park Selections By John Gaver III: Sunday, August 27, 2017

The live Thoroughbred racing week comes to a close on Sunday, August 27 at Ellis Park in Henderson, Ky. with a nine-race program on the docket highlighted by the featured eighth on the card, a competitive $40,000 optional claiming/money since allowance heat for three-year-olds and up going a flat mile trip on the main track.

The Green Sheet gave out four winners on Saturday’s nine-race program at Ellis Park, including Racey Reecy’s $24.80 score in the fifth race on the card. On the day, The Sheet had a whopping 141% return on investment (ROI*), or a flat-bet profit of $2.82 for each $2 wagered on its top selections. 27 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 67 percent of time.

For FREE full-card selections and comments for the Sunday, August 27 program at Ellis Park click HERE.

*Return on investment is calculated by placing a hypothetical $2 win wager on all top selections and dividing the net profit by the total amount wagered.


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

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