Churchill Downs Selections by John M. Gaver III: Sunday, September 24, 2017
The live Thoroughbred racing week concludes at Churchill Downs on Sunday, September 24 with a 10-race program on the docket highlighted by the featured ninth on the card, a $53,000 entry-level allowance event for fillies and mares three-years-old and upward going a mile and a sixteenth on the Matt Winn Turf Course.
The program also has a six-day, $24,572 carryover in the 20-cent Pick 6 Jackpot and a one-day, $2,043 carryover in the $1 Super High Five.
Churchill will host live Thoroughbred racing over three weekends in September and October through Sunday, October 1 with racing on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Post time is 12:45 P.M. (Eastern) with the exception of a 5:00 P.M. “Twilight Thursday” program on September 29.
The Green Sheet had four winners on Saturday’s 11-race “Downs After Dark” program in Louisville and gave out a $327 trifecta in the 11th race on the card. Six days into Churchill’s 11-day September Meet, The Sheet is hitting at a 33 percent strike rate; its top selections have finished in the money 58 percent of the time.
For the meet to date, The Sheet has a positive 20 percent return on investment (ROI*), or a flat-bet profit of 40 cents for each two dollars wagered on its top selections.
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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.
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