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.
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*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)