The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2005 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Wednesday, August 23, 2005
Total for the meet... $542.80

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.


Dark day. No racing.

Profit/Loss for the day... $


We were cookin' during Week One but we've kind of taken it on the chin since. Let's see if we can turn this boat around!

RACE 1-2... $4 DD... R1/Toughkenamon/The Looper... R2/Grand Consequence/Unbridled Tale.

RACE 2-3... $2 DD... R2/Grand Consequence/Unbridled Tale... R3/Smoke Em Again/Harrigan.

RACE THREE... $5 WP on Smoke Em Again.
...$4 exacta box... Smoke Em Again/Harrigan.

RACE 6-9... $1 P4... R6/Yellow Eyes... R7/Comacina/Miss Coronado/Seeking the Ante... R8/Blue Sunday... R9/Sugar Plum Girl/Mystical Honor/Tar Heel Dame/Honey Gold.

RACE NINE... $1 tri box... Sugar Plum Girl/Mystical Honor/Tar Heel Dame/Honey Gold.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$78.00

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

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