The Daily Bankroll Challenge

Matching wits--and a mythical bankroll--with the top handicappers

2003 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Sunday, August 3, 2003
Total for the meet...$1100.40

We started the 2003 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.


Saturday picks are made for main track -- supercedes our usual "turf only" restriction printed below

RACE 1/2... $5 double... R1/Perfectly Stunning... R2/Arturo.
Ran R1/Won... R2/6th.

RACE THREE... $5W on Alluring.
Ran 2nd at 7-2.

Also... $2 exacta box... Alluring/Betty's Wish.
Collected $14.00 on the ex box ($14.00/$2).

RACE FOUR... $2 exacta box... Bold Love/Hornshope.
Ran 2-3.

RACE 7/8/9/10... $1 Pick 4... R7/Whywhywhy/Way To The Top/Don Six... R8/Posse... R9/M d'Oro... R10/Poppy's Image/Trustee Man/Four Majors.
Doh! Posse runs 4th as our second choice in that race Zavata wins, as do our others -- leading to a frustrating miss of the $470.50/$2 P4.

RACE TEN... $1 tri box Poppy's Image/Trustee Man/Four Majors/Angelic Aura, sub Intelligent Male if scratch.
Collected $172.50 on the tri box ($345.00/$2).

Total profit for the day...$135.50


RACE TWO... $5 quinella... Seeking The Glory/One Last Chance.

RACE FOUR... $5 W... Strike Up.
Also... $3 exacta box... Strike Up/For The Fdny Heros.

RACE FIVE... $4 exacta box... Highgate Park/Storm Minstrel.

RACE 8/9... $2 P3s... R8/Vespers... R9/Empire Maker... R10/Jet Alert/Geometry/Crouching Tiger/Handsome Gent.

RACE NINE... $1 tri box Jet Alert/Geometry/Crouching Tiger/Handsome Gent, sub Thesecondwarrior.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$56.00

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