The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2003 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Friday, August 15, 2003
Total for the meet...$861.90

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.


We took our biggest swing of the season so far and, with grass racing being conducted on Wednesday, we felt sure that we'd be on the turf for Thursday. But it wasn't to be. And our major plays were scratched when they went off-turf.

RACE 1/2... $4 doubles... R1/Bonnie's Bag... R2/My Vengance/Sonn D'Oro.
Ran... R1/An unlucky 2nd as the tiring frontrunner knocked our pick off her feet at the last jump... R2/2nd-scratch.

RACE THREE... $5 exacta Disrupt over Warm Feelings.
Ran 3-4.

RACE SIX... $2 tri key Larger Than Life over Chic Joy/Right Out Ro/Sunup.
If scratch change tri key to $5 exacta key Larger Than Life over remaining two.
Race Six wagers cancelled -- moved to main track.

RACE 6/7/8/9... $1 P4... R6/Larger Than Life... R7/Combanchera... R8/Wave The Sword/Gasperillo Daze/Titanium Ghost/Guardian... R9/Blazing Roberto/Rich Coins/Grady.
Cancelled when grass races were moved to main track.

RACE SEVEN... $5 exacta box ...Combanchera/Behrnik.
Ran 3-4.

RACE EIGHT... $5 WP on Wave The Sword.
Also... $4 exacta box ... Wave The Sword/Gasperillo Daze.
Also... $1 exacta box... Wave The Sword/Gasperillo Daze/Titanium Ghost/Guardian.
Also... $1 tri box... Wave The Sword/Gasperillo Daze/Titanium Ghost/Guardian.
Race Eight wagers cancelled -- moved to main track.

Total loss for the day...$19.00


RACE 2/4... $5 P parlay... R2/Rhino Chaser... R4/Harmonist.

RACE FOUR... $5 WP on Harmonist.
Also... $3 exacta box Harmonist/Radiantly.

RACE SIX... $4 exacta box ... Dynamic Lisa/I Met Somebody.
...Also... $1 tri key Dynamic Lisa over I Met Somebody/Beautiful America/Near And Dear.

RACE EIGHT... $2 tri key Wake Up Kiss over Longingtobeme/Marc's Rainbow/Brandala.

RACE 8/9... $4 double... R8/Wake Up Kiss... R9/Clever Cowboy.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$51.00

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