The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2008 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Thursday, July 31, 2008
Total for the meet... $1083.20

We start the 2008 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.


Oy! It was just one of those days. We were all over it on the selections page, going 5-10 with winners on top and having a nice mix of gimmicks -- but we had squat over here! It happens...

RACE 1/2... $2 DD... R1/Look At Him... R2/Glory Gold.
Ran R1/DNF [lost rider]... R2/4th.

RACE FOUR... $1 exacta box... Unigold/Storm Boot Gold/Brooker D.
Ran 1-3-scr.

...$2 exacta box... Unigold/Storm Boot Gold.

RACE SIX... $5 WP on Recovering.
Ran 8th at 23-1.

RACE EIGHT... $5 WP on Long Approach.
Ran 8th at 11-1.

Loss for the day... $24


RACE ONE... $1 exacta box... Be Certain/Dr Bloomer/The Price of Love.
...$2 exacta box... Be Certain/Dr Bloomer.

RACE 1/2... $1 doubles... R1/Be Certain/Dr Bloomer/The Price of Love.... R2/Keep'em Moving Dan.

RACE FOUR... $4 quinella... Key Trip/Prominent.

RACE FIVE... $1 tri key... Better Than Swiss over Barbara'sluckystar/Linda's Kisses/Spa Princess.

RACE TEN... $1 tri box... Logic Way/Retribution/Provincetown - Hangingbyathread/Admiral Bird.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$47

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