Today’s Steam: Ellis Park, Day 16–Friday, August 3, 2018

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L and N Racing LLC’s Tobacco Road, a two-year-old son of Quality Road, posted a daylight win under jockey Corey Lanerie in the eighth race at Ellis Park on Sunday, July 29. Photo By: Coady Photography

Steam: Ellis Park, Day 16: Friday, August 3, 2018 

Steam’s FREE Spotlight Play of the Day for: Ellis Park, Friday, August 3, 2018

steam_ellis_logoEllis Park in Henderson, Ky. kicks off another weekend of live Thoroughbred racing in the Tri-State Area with an eight-race program on the agenda on Friday, August 3.

The featured seventh on the card is a $43,000 entry-level allowance affair for three-year-olds and upward going eight-furlongs on the grass.

Jamm Ltd.’s Bantu, a three-year-old son of Stormy Atlantic, is the tepid 7-2 morning line favorite in a full field of 12 that also includes one also-eligible entrant. Joe Rocco, Jr. will be astride the bay gelding for trainer Brendan Walsh.

Steam touted four winners on Sunday’s nine-race program at Ellis Park and, on the day, had a positive 50 percent return on investment (ROI*), or a flat-bet profit of $1 for each two dollars wagered on its top selections on the card. For the meet to date, Steam has a positive 6 percent ROI, or a flat-bet profit of 11 cents for each two dollars wagered on its’ top selections at the tilt.

15 days into the 2018 summer stand at the “Pea Patch”, Steam is hitting at a 30 percent strike rate; its top selections have finished in the money 63 percent of the time.

Post time for the first of eight races at Ellis Park on Friday, August 3 is 12:50 P.M. (Central)

Steam: Ellis Park, Day 16: Friday, August 3, 2018 

Steam’s FREE Spotlight Play of the Day for: Ellis Park, August 3, 2018

*Return on investment (ROI) is calculated by dividing the net profit by the total amount invested.

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