Churchill Downs Selections, Day 8–Thursday, September 27, 2018

James T. and Ywachetta H. Driver’s Rivers Run Deep, a 20-time winner that has amassed $1.1 million in purse money, is the 5-2 second choice on the morning line in the third race at Churchill Downs on Thursday, September 27. Photo By: J. J. Zamaiko

Steam–Expert Selections: Churchill Downs Day 8, Thursday, September 27, 2018 

Steam’s FREE Play of the Day for: Churchill Downs, Thursday, September 27, 2018

Louisville, Kentucky updated forecast

“Twilight Thursday” Kicks Off Final Week Of Meet


The second “Twilight Thursday” of Churchill Downs’ 11-day September stand kicks off the final four days of the boutique meet at the historical Louisville, Ky. racetrack on Thursday, September 27.

The featured third race on the card is a $80,000 optional claiming, third tier allowance affair for three-year-olds and upward sprinting six and one half-furlongs on the main track.

Steve Landers Racing, LLC’s Dazzling Gem, a five-year-old son of Misremembered, is Churchill Downs oddsmaker Mike Battaglia’s 2-1 morning line favorite in a compact field that was scratched down to six entrants. Jockey Shaun Bridgmohan be will in the irons for trainer Brad Cox.

Steam Back In Action After Three Dark Days

Steam is back in action Thursday evening off three dark days due to a death in my immediate family. The sheet gave out three winners on last Thursday’s eight-race program at Churchill Downs and, as a result, had a positive 26 percent return on investment (ROI*), or a flat-bet profit of 53 cents for each two dollars wagered on its top selections on the card.

Additionally, seven days into the 2018 September stand in Louisville, Ky. Steam‘s top picks are hitting at a 28 percent strike rate; its top selections have finished in the money 72 percent of the time.

Post time for the first of eight races at Churchill Downs on the September 27, “Twilight Thursday” program is a later-than-the-norm is 5:00 P.M. (Eastern). Additionally, there is a $10,085 carryover in the 20-cent Single 6 Jackpot (races 3-8), and a $11,382 carryover in the $1 Super Hi-5 (race 8).

Steam–Expert Selections: Churchill Downs Day 8, Thursday, September 27, 2018 

Steam’s FREE Play of the Day for: Churchill Downs, Thursday, September 27, 2018

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




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