The Daily Bankroll Challenge

by Seth Merrow
Matching wits--and a mythical bankroll--with the top handicappers

2005 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Friday, July 29, 2005
Total for the meet... $1007.75

We started the 2005 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 2005 daily Best Bets picks and plays pages.


RACE THREE... $3 exacta box Sweet Symphony/Lady Pegasus.

RACE FOUR... $5 WP on Webmistress.
Collected $25.50 on the WP (5.90, 4.20).

RACE SIX... $5 WP on Yes Please.
Ran 2nd at 9-1.
Collected $24.50 on the WP (xxx, 9.80).

RACE NINE... $1 tri box Cryptovinsky/Questioning/Harry the Rock/Gold Stravinsky.
Ran 1-3-7-scr.

Profit for the day... $24.00


RACE ONE... $5 WP on Hasslefree.
RACE TWO... $5 WP on Ready to Talk.
...$2 DD on Hasslefree/Ready to Talk.
RACE FOUR... $5 quinella Charming Jill/Wampum.
RACE SIX... $5 WP on Brigadier Brooks.
...$1 tri box Brigadier Brooks/My Ballet/Seven Tunes/Tiverton.
RACE EIGHT... $5 WP on Connie Belle.
RACE NINE... $2 tri key Spin Factor over One Good Man/Hippy Hippy Red/Here's Ya Souvenir/Rocket Leroux.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$83

Archives of daily Best Bets picks and plays pages: 2004 ... 2003

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