Ellis Park Selections: Day 19–Saturday, August 20, 2022

Quick Munny
Franklin Avenue Equine, LLC and Jonathan I. Green’s Quick Munny and jockey Gabriel Saez scored a 1 1/4-length win in the seventh race at Ellis Park on Friday, August 19. The bay daughter of Munnings covered 5.5-furlongs on firm turf in 1:02 1/5 for trainer Jason Barkley and returned $21.80 to win. Coady Photography

Steam–$2.31 ROI at the meet!–Ellis Park Day 19, Saturday, August 20, 2022: BUY PICKS ($3)

Check out the Friday, August 19th edition

Henderson, Kentucky updated forecast

Dirt Routers Square Off In Feature

Shug McGaughey
Hall-of-Fame trainer Shug McGaughey sends out morning line favorite Creed in the featured fourth race at Ellis Park on August 20. Sarah Andrew

An eight-race program is on tap at Ellis Park on Saturday, August 20, as a three-day stand of Thoroughbred racing action continues at the historic Henderson, KY racetrack.

The fourth race on the card–the nominal feature–is a $40,000 optional claiming / “money since” allowance affair for three-year-olds and upward slated for a nine-furlong journey on the main track.

Lynne Hudson and Edward J. Hudson, Jr.’s Creed, fourth in his most recent start at Saratoga on July 23, is the 9-5 morning line choice in a compact field of six. Jockey Rafael Bejarano has the call on the five-year-old bay son of Honor Code for trainer Shug McGaughey.

Steam Touts Pair Of Winners On Friday’s Card

Steam gave out a pair of winners on Friday’s eight-race program at Ellis Park and, as a result, 18 days into the summer stand at the Pea Patch, its top selections are winning at a 30 percent clip, have finished in the money 66 percent of the time, and have a $2.31 return on investment (ROI*) for each $2 wagered on its top picks at the meet.

Post time for the first of eight races at Ellis Park on Saturday, August 20 is 12:50 P.M. (Central).

Steam–$2.31 ROI at the meet!–Ellis Park Day 19, Saturday, August 20, 2022: BUY PICKS ($3)

Check out the Friday, August 19th edition

Henderson, Kentucky updated forecast

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

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