The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2006 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Saturday, July 29, 2006
Total for the meet... $992.50

We start the 2006 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 2006 daily Best Bets picks and plays pages.


RACE 1/2... $4 DD... R1/Roanoke's Best/Jules for AJ... R2/Tall Story/Extreme Supreme.
Collected $84.40 on the double ($42.20/$2).

RACE TWO... $5 quinella... Tall Story/Extreme Supreme.
Collected $14.00 on the quinella ($5.60/$2).

RACE SIX... $3 WP on Treasured Song.
Ran 6th at 7-2.

Profit for the day... $65.40


RACE FIVE... $5 WP on Westside Willy.

RACE NINE...$5 WP on Minister's Bid.

RACE 9/10...$3 DD... R8/Minister's Bid... R9/Mohegan Sky.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$26

If we are interested in both halves of an entry -- in event of a scratch -- it is noted that way [in other words, both halve are named]. If only one-half of the entry is named, then we prefer that half and will move to our next pick listed [rather than the other half of the entry] in event of a scratch.
Archives of daily Best Bets picks and plays pages: 2005 ... 2004 ... 2003

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