Ellis Park Day 31: Monday, September 4, 2017

Steve Asmussen will try to fend off Brad Cox for leading trainer honors at Ellis Park. Going into Monday’s closing day program, the Hall of Famer has a 18-17 lead in the standings. Photo by Coady Photography

Ellis Park Selections By John Gaver III: Monday, September 4, 2017

Ellis Park will close out its 2017 meet with a special Labor Day program on Monday, September 4.

The Henderson, Ky. oval has a nine-race card on the docket including the featured eighth–a $41,000 entry-level allowance event for fillies and mares three-years-old and up going a flat mile trip on the main track.

The Green Sheet gave out a pair of winners on the September 3 program at Ellis Park in addition to four trifectas, including a $181 hit in the fourth, and three superfectas, highlighted by a $116 score in the third race. Going into the closing day of the summer stand at “The Pea Patch”, The Sheet is hitting at a 27 percent win clip; its top selection in each race has finished in the money 66 percent of time.

For FREE full-card selections and comments for the Monday, September 4 Labor Day program at Ellis Park click HERE.


Header image: “Start Of A Steeplechase,” oil on canvas by Sir Alfred J. Munnings (British, 1878-1959)

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