Today’s Steam: Ellis Park, Day 6–Sunday, July 8, 2018

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G. Watts Humphrey, Jr.’s Youngest Daughter will try to garner her first win of 2018 in Sunday’s $50,000 Ellis Park Turf Stakes. Photo By: Linscott Photography

Steam: Ellis Park, Day 6: Sunday, July 8, 2018 

Steam’s FREE Spotlight Play of the Day for: Ellis Park, Sunday, July 8, 2018

steam_ellis_logoEllis Park will draw the proverbial curtain on a week of live Thoroughbred racing in the Tri-State Area with a nine-race program on the docket at the Henderson, Ky. oval on Sunday, July 8.

The featured eighth on the card is the $50,000 Ellis Park Turf Stakes for fillies and mares three-years-old and upward going a eight and one half-furlongs on the turf.

Lantern Hill Farm’s Burma Road, a $2,500 supplemental entry and fourth in the Ellis Park Turf Stakes last year, is the 3-1 morning line favorite in the field of eight. Jockey Calvin “Boo Boo” Borel will be astride the five-year-old chestnut daughter of Street Boss for trainer Ian Wilkes.

Additionally, the card has a $1,921 carryover in the $1 Super Hi-5.

Steam touted three winners on Saturday’s nine-race program at Ellis Park and 5 days into the 2018 summer stand in Henderson, Ky., is hitting at a 25 percent strike rate; its top selections have finished in the money 54 percent of the time.

Post time for the first of nine races at the “Pea Patch” on Sunday, July 8 is 12:50 P.M. (Central).

Steam: Ellis Park, Day 6: Sunday, July 8, 2018 

Steam’s FREE Spotlight of the Day for: Ellis Park, Sunday, July 8, 2018

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