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 15, 2005
Total for the meet... $750.75

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... $2 DD... R1/Nose the Trade/Make My Day Jur/Defrere's Vixen/Exaggerate This... R2/Metro Meteor.
Colected $9.70 on the DD ($9.70/$2)... Make My Day Jer scratched.

RACE FOUR... $5 quinella... Chili Cat/Quail Run.
Collected $11.75 on the quinella ($4.70/$2).

RACE FIVE.. $5 WP on Solewisher.
Ran 4th at 6-1.

...$2 exacta box... Solewisher/Americanism/Gold Warrior/Market Turbulence.
Ran 4-5-8-10.

RACE 9-10... $5 DD... R9/Sicilian Boy... R10/Air Race.
R9/8th at 3-1... R10/Won ($3.80).

RACE TEN... $4 exacta box... Air Race/Doctor Attitude.
Ran 1-8.

...$2 tri... Air Race over Doctor Attitude/Seven Bellsforbaba/Peppers Delgany.
Ran 1/2-7-8.

Loss for the day... $48.55


RACE 1-2... $3 DD... R1/Seattle Borders/He Flies... R2/Dyna's Destiny.

RACE THREE... $5 WP on Year End Letter.

RACE SIX... $5 WP on Warrior Song.
...$1 exacta box... Warrior Song/Mobarhan/Great Exhibition/True to Tradition.

RACE EIGHT... $5 WP on Spanish Spur.

RACE 8-9... $2 DD... R8/Spanish Spur... R9/Love My Gal/Jetastik/Bornagoddes/Fiddlers Star.

RACE NINE... $5 WP on Love My Gal.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$66.00

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