The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2005 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Friday, August 12, 2005
Total for the meet... $828.50

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... $4 DD... R1/Charming Jill... R2/One Eyed Joker/Blues Highway.
R1/5th at 5-1... R2/4-scr.

RACE THREE... $5 WP on Moonshine Gal.
3rd at 4-1.

RACE SIX... $5 WP on Broad Hopes.
5th at 12-1.

RACE EIGHT... $5 WP on Dynamic Cat.
6th at 7-1.

Loss for the day... $38.00


RACE 1-2... $2DD... R1/Red Handed Robin/Uboughtwhat... R2/Ocean Beauty/Bemused/Win McCool.

RACE THREE... $2 exacta box... All for Fashion/Wall Street Legend.

RACE FOUR... $5 WP on Dixie Avenger.

RACE SEVEN... $3 exacta box... Sweey Lil Lolly/Bristol Lane.

RACE 6-9... $1 P4... R6/Early Snow/Windward Passage... R7/Sweet Lil Lolly/Bristol Lane/Innseattle... R8/Latice... R8/Elisa's Energy.

RACE NINE... $1 super key... Elisa's Energy over Alley Singer/Behrenessa/Fiddler Pleasure/Love My Gal, sub Tap the Magic underneath if scratch.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$50.00

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

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