Today’s Steam: Ellis Park, Day 7–Friday, July 13, 2018

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Clarendon Stables’ Bonnie Arch annexed the first stakes race of the 2018 summer meeting at Ellis Park, the $50,000 Ellis Park Turf Stakes, on July 8. Photo By: Coady Photography

Steam: Ellis Park, Day 7: Friday, July 13, 2018 

Steam’s FREE Spotlight Play of the Day for: Ellis Park, Friday, July 13, 2018

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Edgar Morales sits atop the Ellis Park jockey standings. The native of Puerto Rico is booting home winners at a 24 percent clip to date at the “Pea Patch”. Photo By Coady Photography

Friday the 13th may not be a popular day for those with a proclivity toward superstition, however Ellis Park will kick-off the live racing week in the Tri-State Area nonetheless with a customary eight-race program.

The featured eighth on the card is a $43,000 allowance affair for for fillies and mares three-years-old and upward that have never won two races going flat mile trip on the main track.

Walking L. Thoroughbreds, LLC’s Auntie’s the One, a four-year-old chestnut daughter of Exchange Rate, is the 5-2 morning line favorite in an expansive field of 11. Jockey Brian Hernandez, Jr. has the riding assignment for trainer Kenny McPeek.

Additionally, the card has a $2,529 carryover in the $1 Super Hi-5 (8th race).

Steam touted a pair of winners on Sunday’s nine-race program at Ellis Park and 6 days into the 2018 summer tilt at the “Pea Patch”, is hitting at a 24 percent strike rate; its top selections have finished in the money 51 percent of the time.

Post time for the first of eight races at Ellis Park on Friday, July 13 is 12:50 P.M. (Central).

Steam: Ellis Park, Day 7: Friday, July 13, 2018

Steam’s FREE Spotlight Play of the Day for: Ellis Park, Friday, July 13, 2018

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