The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2006 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Friday, August 4, 2006
Total for the meet... $919.50

Complete archive of 2006 daily Best Bets picks and plays pages.


RACE ONE... $3 exacta box... Fra Diavolo/Gigger.
Ran 3-9.

RACE TWO... $4 quinella... Cherokee Sheik/Seaside Affair.
Ran 1-3.

RACE 3-6... $1 P4... R3/Indian Flare... R4/Yes I May... R5/Summer Service/Thatsmorelikeit... R6/Chunk of Love/Itsayatesthing/Slew Proud/Bless My Mary.
Ran R3/WON... R4/7th... R5/WON-2... R6/2-3-5e-6e-SCR.

RACE FOUR... $5 WP on Yes I May.
Ran 7th at 17-1.

...$1 exacta... Yes I May over ALL.
...$1 exacta... ALL over Yes I May.
Yes I May ran 7th.

RACE SIX... $5 WP on Chunk of Love.
Ran 3rd at 3-1.

RACE NINE... $5 WP on Dorothy's Destiny.
Collected $32.25 on the WP (8.70, 4.20).

Loss for the day... $31.75


RACE 1/2... $2 DD... R1/Sabre Baby/Willard Straight... R2/Page Six Obsessed/Bedside Story.

RACE TWO... $5 WP on Page Six Obsessed.

RACE SIX... $5 WP on My Own Story.
...$1 exacta box My Own Story/Burletta/Litethenight/Hollywood Tale.

RACE TEN... $1 tri key Sugar Slam over Bachelornumberone/Roscommon Express/Distinctive Sandy.
...$1 tri box... Sugar Slam/Bachelornumberone/Roscommon Express/Distinctive Sandy.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$70.00

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.
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