Ellis Park Selections: Day 5–Saturday, July 16, 2022

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Michael A. Foster’s Next, a stakes winner on the grass, will try to string wins together in the featured eighth race at Ellis Park on Saturday, July 16. Coady Photography

Steam–12:50 P.M. (Central) first post!–Ellis Park Day 5, Saturday, July 16, 2022: BUY PICKS ($3)

Check out the Friday, July 15th edition

Henderson, Kentucky updated forecast

Bama Breeze Holds Winning Hand In Feature

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Tagg Team Racing et al’s B D Valeski is the 2-1 morning line favorite in the second race at Ellis Park on July 16. Coady Photography

Nine races are on tap at Ellis Park on Saturday, July 16, as a weekend of live Thoroughbred racing continues at the historic Henderson, KY racetrack.

The featured eighth race on the program is a $50,000 optional claiming/classified allowance contest for three-year-olds and upward slated for a nine-furlong trip on the turf.

Ashbrook Farm and BBN Racing, LLC’s Bama Breeze, fifth in the 12-furlong Louisville Stakes (G3T) in his last start at Churchill Downs on May 21, is the definitive 9-5 morning line favorite in a field that attracted eight entrants. Jockey Corey Lanerie will be astride the five-year-old son of Honor Code for trainer Rusty Arnold.

Steam Has Pair Of Winners On Friday’s Program

Steam touted two winners on Friday’s eight-race program at Ellis Park and, as a result, four days into the 2022 summer stand at the Pea Patch, its top picks are winning at a 27 percent clip and have finished in the money 73 percent of the time.

Post time for the first of nine races at Ellis Park on Saturday, July 16 is 12:50 P.M. (Central).

Racing will be conducted in the Ti-City Area July 8-August 28, Fridays through Sundays. There will be no racing on August 13 to accommodate a one day program at Churchill Downs.

Steam–12:50 P.M. (Central) first post!–Ellis Park Day 5, Saturday, July 16, 2022: BUY PICKS ($3)

Check out the Friday, July 15th edition

Henderson, Kentucky updated forecast

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