The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2005 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Sunday, August 7, 2005
Total for the meet... $926.85

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/Landmark... R2/First Expression.
R1/2nd at 6-5... R2/3rd at 3-1.

RACE FOUR... $5 WP on Sea Drama.
Ran 8th at 8-1.

...$2 exacta box... Sea Drama/Grand Reserve.
Ran 1-8.

RACE 4-6... $1 P3... R4/Sea Drama... R5/ALL... R6/Come Close.
R4/8th... R5/Won ($5.80)... R6/4th.

RACE SIX... $5 WP on Come Close.
Ran 4th at 9-1.

...$1 tri box... Come Close/Zurich/Take the Bluff/Storm Soaring.
Ran 1-4-6-8.

RACE NINE... $1 tri box ... Classic Explorer/Lucky S Lorenti/Rodeo Runner/A Very Young Jet.
Ran 3-5-6-7.

Loss for the day... $88.00


RACE ONE... $4 exacta box... No Theatrics/Approved by Dylan.

RACE 1-2... $4 DD... R1/No Theatrics... R2/Happy Huting.

RACE FOUR... $5 WP on Zero Probability.
... $5 quinella... Zero Probability/Irish Princess.

RACE EIGHT... $5 WP on La Dolce Vita.
... $2 exacta box... La Dolce Vita/Silver Charades.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$41

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

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