The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2006 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Sunday, August 27, 2006
Total for the meet... $391.05

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


With the threat of weather -- and just a card that didn't entice, we kept things light. And they got a lot lighter after scratches.

RACE TEN... $5 WP on Mach Ride.
Ran 4th at 8-1 after stumbling badly at the break and then running into traffic trouble.

RACE 10-12... $2 P3... R10/Mach Ride... R11/Bernardini... R12/I'm a Yankee/Mr Bourbon Street.
Both in the 12th scratched.

RACE TWELVE...$2 exacta box... I'm a Yankee/Mr Bourbon Street.

...$1 tri box... I'm a Yankee/Mr Bourbon Street/Tough to Follow/Tough and Easy.

Loss for the day... $10.00


The weather is still a question mark on Sunday, so again we'll stay conservative.

RACE 1/2...$2 DD... R1/Marco's Tale/Fete... R2/Youknowshesright/Sweet Flyight.

RACE FIVE... $3 WP on Smart Strike.

RACE 7-10... $5 P4... R7/Jessamy Lane-Maizelle... R8/Summer Palace... R9/Malibu Mint/Dubai Escapade... R10/Brushed Bayou/Most Beautiful.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$34.00

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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