Today’s Steam: Ellis Park, Day 28–Friday, August 31, 2018

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Live Thoroughbred racing resumes in the Tri-State Area on Friday, August 31 after a water main break forced the cancellation of the Sunday, August 26 program at Ellis Park in Henderson, Ky. Photo By: Coady Photography

Steam–Expert Picks: Ellis Park Meet Day 28, Friday, August 31, 2018 

Steam’s FREE Spotlight Play of the Day for: Ellis Park, Friday, August 31, 2018

Updated Henderson, Kentucky weather forecast 

steam_ellis_logoFinal Three Days Of Summer Stand Starts Friday

An eight-race card kicks off the final three days of the 2018 summer meeting at Ellis Park in Henderson, Ky. on Friday, August 31.

The featured fourth on the program is a $40,000 optional claiming, “money since” allowance affair for fillies and mares three-years-old and upward slated for an eight-furlong trip on the turf.

Susan and Jim Hill’s Now Power, a six-year-old Tiznow mare, is the 2-1 morning line favorite in a field of six that also includes one main track only entrant. Jockey James Graham will be in the irons for trainer Rodolphe Brisset.

Other contenders include G. Watts Humphrey, Jr.’s Valentine Wish, a bay daughter of Lemon Drop Kid trained by Victoria Oliver, and Merrill Scherer, Daniel Lynch, and Ken Sentel’s C Islandsurprise, a six-year-old Badge of Silver mare conditioned by Merrill Scherer.

Steam Sports A 27 Percent Win Clip At Meet 

Steam touted two winners on Saturday’s nine-race card at Ellis Park and, as a result, has a win clip of 27 percent 27 days into the summer stand at the “Pea Patch”. Additionally, Steam‘s top-pick 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 31 is 12:50 P.M. (Central). Furthermore, there is a carryover of $364 in the $1 Super High Five.

Steam–Expert Picks: Ellis Park Meet Day 28, Friday, August 31, 2018 

Steam’s FREE Spotlight Play of the Day for: Ellis Park, Friday, August 31, 2018

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