The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2006 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Saturday, August 5, 2006
Total for the meet... $909.50

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


With all turf races being moved to the main track, most of our plays were voided...

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

RACE TWO... $5 WP on Page Six Obsessed.
Broke poorly, ran 8th at 6-1.

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

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

Loss for the day... $10.00


RACE ONE... $5 WP on Dr Bloomer.
...$1 exacta box... Dr Bloomer/Elusive Image/Neuf de Carreau/Redefined.

RACE 6-9... $5 GS... R6/Operation Red Dawn... R7/Yankee Master... R8/Wild Fit... R9/Flower Alley/Invasor.

RACE NINE... $1 super... Yankee Thunder over Not On My Turf/Mr Sam I Am/Sly Diamond Jim/Conrad Crossing... sub Bagavond, then Red Zipper underneath if scratch[es].

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$46.00

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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