The Daily Bankroll Challenge

Matching wits--and a mythical bankroll--with the top handicappers

2004 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Friday, August 6, 2004
Total for the meet... $1060.05

We started the 2004 Saratoga thoroughbred race meet with a mythical bankroll of $1000. Each day we'll use this space to record our mythical best bets and calculate the accumulated wins and losses.
Complete archive of 2004 daily Best Bets picks and plays pages.


RACE FIVE... $5 WP... Orpington.
Collected $40.25 on the WP (9.70, 6.40).

...$1 tri box... Orpington/Gunning For/Rush Into Heaven/Gold Reserve/Stealth Flier/Defrocked -- use first four listed that remain after scratches.
Ran 1-3-5-7.

RACE SEVEN... $5 WP... Lismore Knight.
Ran 8th at 4-1.

RACE NINE...$1 super key... Sliding Home over Mackinac/Katablastic/Louie the Slew/Lubnan.
Ran 2/3-4-5-10.

Loss for the day... $27.75


RACE FOUR... $10 WP... Come Close.
...$2 exacta box... Come Close with Zurich/English Channel/Port Chester.
...$1 tri key... Come Close over Zurich/English Channel/Port Chester.

RACE FIVE...$5 exacta box... The Penny Drops/Sabre Baby.
...$1 tri box... The Penny Drops/Sabre Baby/Potomac Chase/Professor biggs.

RACE NINE...$1 tri box... Say Cousin Lenny/Casper Peterson/Joshua's Jet/Tomorrows Magic.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$96.00

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