The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2006 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Thursday, August 10, 2006
Total for the meet... $849.20

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


We had been cashing some tickets of late -- but overall we were on a losing trend. We just stepped in lightly Wednesday and came out on top -- hopefully signalling a reversal to the trend.

RACE 1/2... $2 DD... R1/Mama Theresa/Texas Breeze... R2/Rajjaas/Reaffirm.
Collected $26.20 on the double.

RACE 6-10... $5 GS... R6/Marco's Tale... R7/Karakorum Knockout/No Rizpect... R8/Silver Timber... R9/Bright Abundance/Asi Siempre.
Collected $41.50 on the Grand Slam.

Profit for the day... $39.70


RACE 1/2... $3 DD... R1/Mark the Shark/Good Night Shirt... R2/Autobahn Girl/Sharp Susan.

RACE THREE... $2 exacta box... Philanthropy Lady/Keltish Lass.

RACE 6-9... $1 P4... R6/Imperial Reign... R7/Leo's Pegasus/McGaughey entry... R8/Big Apple Daddy... R9/Rasta Farian/Grand Opening/Dynamist/Dina/Carocita.

RACE NINE... $1 tri box... Rasta Farian/Grand Opening/Dynamist/Dina sub Carocita if scratch.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$50.00

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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