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 28, 2005
Total for the meet... $306.05

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/First Expression/Hard Iron/Go Fernando Go... R2/Storm N Lightning.
Ran R1/5-8-11... R2/2.

RACE TWO... $4 quinella... Storm N Lightning/Witch Ways West.
Ran 2-3.

RACE FOUR... $5 WP on Disturbing.
Ran 9th at 9-2.

...$4 quinella... Disturbing/Gemilli.
Ran 2-9.

RACE SIX... $5 WP on Ivanovsky.
Ran 3rd at 5-2.

RACE 8-11... $1 P4... R8/Leroidesanimaux/Silver Tree... R9/First Samurai/Henny Hughes... R10/Lost in the Fog/The Daddy/Social Probation... R11/Don't Get Mad/Roman Ruler.
Ran R8/Won [$3.40] -2... R9/Won [$6.10] -2... R10/Won [$2.60] -2-4... R11/3-4.

RACE 11-12... $2 DD... R11/ALL... R12/Sea Drama.
Ran R11/Won... R12/6.

RACE TWELVE... $10 WPS on Sea Drama.
Ran 6th at 19-1.

Loss for the day... $102.00


With rain we expect turf races off -- except perhaps for the co-feature. So we'll keep plays light and the Race One plays are for dirt or turf.

RACE 1-2... $10 DD... R1/Love to Tango/Full Flow... R2/Cinderella's Dream [not Premienne].

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$20.00

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