The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2004 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Tuesday, August 31, 2004
Total for the meet... $565.60

We started the 2004 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.
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Yikes, over on the Picks Page we were all over the Pletcher/Velasquez train that steam-rolled through Monday's card. Unfortunately we didn't hop onboard with as much gusto over here... Then to add salt to the wound, we were all over the tri and super in the nightcap and it was three of our that came in to complete the $3289.00/$2 tri (our fourth pick won at 34-1) but we didn't have the correct combo!

RACE 1/2... $5 double... R1/Absolute Rocks... R2/Forty Five/Manipulator.
R1/6th... R2/1-3.

RACE TWO... $5 quinella... Forty Five/Manipulator.
Ran 1-3.

RACE FIVE... $5 WP on Ready's Gal.
Collected $31.75 on the WP ($9.40, 3.30).

RACE 5/6... $5 win parlay... R5/Ready's Gal... R6/Totally Cosmic.
R5/Won... R6/4th.

RACE NINE... $10 exacta... Wholehearted over Fixcall.
Ran 5-6.

...$2 exacta box same two.
Ran 5-6.

...$1 tri box... Wholehearted/Fixcall/Rapid Rickey/Midnight Summer.
Ran 1-3-5-6.

...$1 super... Wholehearted/Fixcall over Wholehearted/Fixcall over Rapid Rickey/Midnight Summer/Admiralinthenavy over Rapid Rickey/Midnight Summer/Admiralinthenavy.
Ran 5-6/5-6/1-2-3/1-2-3.

Loss for the day... $48.25


Dark day. No racing.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$.00

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