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 19, 2005
Total for the meet... $767.90

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/Serpe entry/Prep School/Kingsley Club/Desert Swing... R2/Cash Flow.
Collected $7.40 on the DD ($7.40/$2).

RACE FIVE... $2 exacta box... Tax Consideration/Faster Tapper-Flower Flag.
Ran 2-5.

RACE SIX... $5 WP on Those Littlethings.
Ran 7th at 2-1.

RACE 6-7-8-9... $1 P4... R6/Those Littlethings... R7/Dynamic/She's Sterling/Fastidia/Rowdy... R8/Top Shoter/Clever Electrician... R9/Colonial Drive/Drizzly.
Ran R6/7th... R7/Won ($23.60)... R8/2-4... R9/5-12.

RACE SEVEN... $5 WP on Dynamic.
Collected $89.00 on the WP ($23.60, 12.00).

RACE NINE... $1 tri box... Colonial Drive/Drizzly/Threeandoh/Haze My Man.
Ran 1-2-5-12.

Profit for the day... $24.40


RACE 1-2... $2 DD.. R1/Great Lady K/Kiki B... R2/Yes I May/Mt Langfuhr.

RACE FOUR... $5 WP on Blenny.
...$1 exacta box... Blenny/Fairytale Story/Pletcher entry/Girl in Uniform.

RACE 6-9...$1 P4... R6/Record Buster... R7/Savage Beauty/Positively Wild/Ohbeegeewhyen... R8/My Typhoon... R9/He Dicho/Just in Fun.

RACE EIGHT... $5 WP on My Typhoon.

RACE 8-9... $5 DD... R8/My Typhoon... R9/He Dicho/Just in Fun.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$56.00

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