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 25, 2006
Total for the meet... $427.05

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


Just the way it's been going... Nice winner in the 1st and then we ran second in the 2nd. Alive to a couple of $300 P3's in races 2-4 and our picks ran dismally in the final leg. At least the nice winner in the 3rd bailed us out a little...

RACE 1/2... $2 DD... R1/Orsay/Fra Diavolo... R2/Belnap County.
Ran R1/WON-2... R2/2nd.

RACE 2-4... $1 P3... R2/Belnap County/Eye for Style/Prideland... R3/Win With a Wink/Laurentide Ice... R4/Stormy King/Tobruk.
Ran R2/WON-2-SCR... R3/WON-2... R4/7-8.

RACE THREE... $5 WP on Win With a Wink.
Collected $42.25 on the WP ($12.80, 4.10).

RACE FOUR... $5 WP on Stormy King.
Ran 8th at 9-2.

RACE SIX... $5 WP on Page Six Obsessed.
Ran 10th at 10-1.

RACE NINE... $5 WP on Spanish Spur.
Ran 6th at 9-2.

Loss for the day... $9.75


RACE 1/2... $2 DD... R1/Orlov/Bright Hall/Glory At Sea... R2/Quick and Easy.

RACE SEVEN... $5 WP on Sweet Valentine.

RACE 8-10... $10 P3... R8/Manchu Prince... R9/Fleet Indian... R10/Distinctive Sandy/Heights.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$36.00

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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