The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2007 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Thursday, July 26, 2007
Total for the meet... $988.00

We start the 2007 Saratoga thoroughbred race meet with a mythical bankroll of $1000. Each day we'll use this space to record our mythical best bets and calculate the accumulated wins and losses.
Complete archive of 2006 daily Best Bets picks and plays pages.


RACE 1/2... $2 DD... R1/Si O No/Taming the Tiger/Noah A... R2/Hi Chris/Immortal Eyes.
Amazing both of our scratched out of R2.

RACE TWO... $5 WP on Hi Chris.
...$1 exacta box Hi Chris/Immortal Eyes/Forest Prince.
Hi Chris/Immortal Eyes scratched.

RACE NINE... $5 WP on New York City Girl.

RACE TEN... $1 tri Papa's Kara/Court and Spark over Papa's Kara/Court and Spark/Turning Leaves/Behrdine over Papa's Kara/Court and Spark/Turning Leaves/Behrdine.
Ran 3-7/3-4-5-7/3-4-5-7.

Loss for the day... $12.00


RACE ONE... $5 WP on Divine Fortune.

RACE FOUR... $5 WP on Elizaveta.
...$2 exacta box Elizaveta/Stage Dream/Queens Full.

RACE SEVEN... $5 WP on Mohegan Sky.

RACE NINE... $1 tri Glamour Star/Storm Dixie/As Do I over Glamour Star/Storm Dixie/As Do I/My Dear Annie [sub Follow My Dream if scratch] over Glamour Star/Storm Dixie/As Do I/My Dear Annie [sub Follow My Dream if scratch].

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$60

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.

Archives of daily Best Bets picks and plays pages: 2006 ... 2005 ... 2004 ... 2003

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