The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2007 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Sunday, September 2, 2007
Total for the meet... $655.80

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 2007 daily Best Bets picks and plays pages.


RACE 1/2...$5 double... R1/Southern Prince... R2/Zito entry/Saada/Aqab.
Ran R1/2nd... R2/WON-5e-6e-7.

RACE 8-11... $1 P4... R8/Rice entry/Heavenly Anna/Breezing... R9/Chatain/High Finance/Midnight Lute... R10/Magna Graduate/Lawyer Ron... R11/Equitable/Grand Strike.
Collected $53.50 on the P4 [$107.00/$2].

RACE ELEVEN... $1 tri... Equitable over Grand Strike/Terror on Track/Nationabuilder, sub Kaishu and Uncle Indy, in that order, if scratches over Grand Strike/Terror on Track/Nationabuilder, sub Kaishu and Uncle Indy, in that order, if scratches.
Ran 1/4-5-11.

Profit for the day...$8.50


RACE 1/2... $5 doubles... R1/Stag Dancer/Ahvee's Destiny... R2/Rollers/Good Law.

RACE TWO... $5 exacta box... Rollers/Good Law.

RACE THREE... $10 exacta box... Queen Joanne/Cat Charmer.

RACE 3-5... $1 P3... R3/Queen Joanne/Cat Charmer/Stilled/Queens Full... R4/Estimator/Dade County/Minister's Appeal/Wild Quake... R5/Silver Ransom.

RACE FIVE... $10 WP... Silver Ransom.
...$2 exacta box... Silver Ransom/ALL.
...$2 exacta box... Silver Ransom/Inda/Final Refrain.
...$1 tri... Silver Ransom over Inda/Final Refrain/Who Fu.

RACE 8-11... $1 P4... R8/Tishmeister/Jesse's Justice... R9/Distorted Reality/Ambassador... R10/More Happy/Irish Smoke... R11/Influential/Parachute Jump/Crusader's Code.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$160

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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