Churchill Downs Day 1: Sunday, October 29, 2017

William and Corinne Heiligbrodt’s Mia Mischief is the even-money morning line favorite for the $200,000 Spendthrift Juvenile Filly Stallion Stakes on October 29 at Churchill Downs. Photo by Coady Photography

Churchill Downs Selections by John M. Gaver III: Sunday, October 29, 2017

The first of two “Stars of Tomorrow” programs will jump start the 21-day Fall Meet at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. on Sunday, October 29. The 11-race program, which features races for two-year-olds exclusively, is highlighted by four black type affairs for the juveniles–the $200,000 Spendthrift Juvenile Stallion Stakes, the $80,000 Rags to Riches Stakes, the $200,000 Spendthrift Juvenile Filly Stallion Stakes, and the $80,000 Street Sense Stakes.

John Gaver III

For the 2017 Churchill  Downs September Meet, The Green Sheet went 34-for-109 for a 31 percent strike rate and had a positive 17 percent return on investment (ROI*), or a flat-bet profit of 33 cents for each two dollars wagered on its top selections. At the stand, The Sheet‘s picks finished in the money 54 percent of the time.

At the recently concluded Keeneland Fall Meet, The Sheet hit at an 18 percent win clip; its top selections finished in the money 55 percent of the time.

For FREE selections and comments for the Sunday, October 29 program at Churchill Downs, 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: “Jockeys,” by Edgar Degas (French, 1834-1917). Pastel on paper, 1886


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