The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2005 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Monday, August 1, 2005
Total for the meet... $1064.70

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... $2 DDs... R1/Stolen Identity/Volatility/Crazybrook/Goes... R2/Classic Expression.
Collected $48.20 on the DD ($48.20/$2)... R1/WON Stolen Identity ($7.20)... R2/WON ($13.60).

RACE TWO... $5 WP on Classic Expression.
Collected $48.75 on the WP ($13.60, 5.90).

RACE FIVE...$5 WP on Chief Strategist.
Ran 12th at 10-1.

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.
Ran R7/WON Mayo Post ($3.70)... R8/2... R9/4.. R10/2-5-8-11.

RACE TEN... $1 exacta box Those Littlethings/Storm Dorm/Looking for Loot/Dottie's Pick.
Ran 2-5-8-11.

... $1 tri box Those Littlethings/Storm Dorm/Looking for Loot/Dottie's Pick.
Ran 2-5-8-11.

Profit for the day... $18.75


RACE 1/2... $4 DD... R1/Life Savior... R2/Mr Sam I Am.

RACE 2/3/4/5... $1 P4... R2/Mr Sam I Am... R3/Deeliteful Guy/Defrere's Vixen... R4/What's Your Edge... R5/Isabel Away/Morgan's Mambo/Rebotco.

RACE FOUR... $5 WP on What's Your Edge.

RACE FIVE... $5 WP on Isabel Away.
...$1 exacta box Isabel Away/Morgan's Mambo/Rebotco/Charmsil.
...$1 tri box Isabel Away/Morgan's Mambo/Rebotco/Charmsil.

RACE 6/7... $5 W parlay... R6/Copyco... R7/Inidan Vale.

RACE SEVEN... $5 WP on Indian Vale.

RACE 8/9... $4 DD... R8/Artie Schiller... R9/Gemmie a Satellite/Semper Fi.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$89

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