Ellis Park: Day 8, Friday, July 14, 2017

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Thirstforlife, a three-quarter brother to grade one winner Cavorting, will make his first dirt start since last November in Friday’s featured seventh race at Ellis Park. Photo by Coady Photography

Ellis Park Full-Card Analysis & Selections: Friday, July 14, 2017

The live racing week begins in earnest on Friday, July 14 at Ellis Park in Henderson, Kentucky with an eight-race program in the offing highlighted by the featured seventh on the card, a competitive $40,000 optional claiming/”money since” allowance event going eight furlongs on the main track.

The Green Sheet doped out four winners on Sunday’s nine-race program in Henderson in addition to giving out a $227 trifecta in the eighth race on the card. On the day, The Sheet had a positive 39 percent return on investment (ROI)*, or a flat-bet profit of 78 cents for each two dollars wagered on its top selections.

Seven days into the meet, The Sheet is winning at a 31 percent clip–its top selection in each race has finished in the money 62 percent of time. For the meet to date, the ROI is negative 1%, or a flat bet loss of 19 cents for every two dollars wagered on the top pick.

For FREE full-card analysis and selections for the Friday, July 14 program at Ellis Park, 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: “Fair High,” oil on board by Vaughn Flannery (American, 1898 – 1955)

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