The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2005 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Sunday, July 31, 2005
Total for the meet... $1045.75

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 1/2...$5 DD R1/Unnerving... R2/Saratoga View.
Ran R1/3... R2/WON.

...$2 DDs ... R1/Continental Reins/Pletcher entry/Drinkwater... R2/Saratoga View.
Collected $65.50... R1/Continental Reins ($9.40)... R2/Saratoga View ($13.00).

RACE TWO... $5 WP on Saratoga View.
Collected $52.25 ($13.00, 7.90).

RACE THREE... $2 exacta box Yolanda B Too/My Friend CZ.
Ran 1-6.

RACE SEVEN... $5 WP on Sand Springs.
Collected $25.75 ($6.10, 4.20).

RACE 7/8/9/10... $1 P3 ... R7/Sand Springs...R8/Desert Breeze/Last Samurai/Spanish Mission/Victory Cricle... R9/Noble Causeway... R10/Forget the Judge/Nose the Trade/Matzoh Toga/Massoud/Sabre Baby.
Ran R7/WON... R8/WON... R9/WON (scratched into winning fave)... R10/Ran 2-3-4.

RACE NINE... $5 WP on Noble Causeway.

RACE TEN... $5 WP on Forget the Judge.

...$1 tri box Forget the Judge/Nose the Trade/Matzoh Toga/Massoud sub Sabre Baby if scratch.

Ran 2-3-4.

Profit for the day... $90.50


RACE 1/2... $2 DDs... R1/Stolen Identity/Volatility/Crazybrook/Goes... R2/Classic Expression.

RACE TWO... $5 WP on Classic Expression.

RACE FIVE...$5 WP on Chief Strategist.
RACE 7/8/9/10... $1 P4... R7/Mayo Post/Rapid Rickey/Witch Ways West/Fiddlers Cat... R8/Asti... R9/Society Selection... R10/Those Littlethings/Storm Dorm/Looking for Loot/Dottie's Pick.

RACE TEN... $1 exacta box Those Littlethings/Storm Dorm/Looking for Loot/Dottie's Pick.
... $1 tri box Those Littlethings/Storm Dorm/Looking for Loot/Dottie's Pick.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$78

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