Churchill Downs: Day 34, Saturday, June 24, 2017


Finley’sluckycharm has won eight-of-nine races lifetime around one-turn. Photo by Coady Photography

Churchill Downs Full-Card Analysis: Saturday, June 24, 2017

Carl R. Moore Management LLC’s Finley’sluckycharm will attempt to keep her unblemished lifetime record at Churchill Downs in good stead when the daughter of Twirling Candy goes off as the prohibitive favorite in Saturday’s 28th running of the $100,000 Chicago Handicap (G3), the featured ninth race on the 11-race Saturday program in Louisville.

The dark bay or brown four-year-old filly will face 11 other rivals in the seven-furlong test including a handful of fillies that she has comfortably defeated in her past two starts under the Twin Spires–the Winning Colors Stakes (G3) on May 27 and the Roxelana Stakes on April 29, respectively.

The Green Sheet touted four winners on Friday’s nine-race card in Louisville, highlighted by Pure Praise’s ($10.80) gate-to-wire score in the fourth, and nailed down a a $141 trifecta in the second on the program. On the day, The Sheet had a positive 40 percent return on investment (ROI) or a flat-bet profit of 80 cents for each two dollars wagered.*

33 days into the meet, The Sheet is hitting at a win clip of 26 percent; its top selection in each race has finished in the money 63 percent of time.

Post time for the first of 11 races on the Saturday, June 24  program at Churchill Downs is 12:45 P.M. Eastern. The card has a 18-day carryover of $119,457 in the 20-cent Single 6 Jackpot.

For FREE full-card analysis and selections for the Saturday, June 24 program at Churchill Downs click HERE.

*Return on investment is calculated by placing a hypothetical $2 win wager on all top selections and dividing the net profit by the total amount wagered.


Header image: “Walking Ring, Greentree Stable, Saratoga,” oil on panel by Vaughn Flannery (American, 1898 – 1955)Churchill

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