The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2008 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Friday, August 1, 2008
Total for the meet... $1139.95

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.


RACE ONE... $1 exacta box... Be Certain/Dr Bloomer/The Price of Love.
Collected $28.50 on the ex box [$57.00/$2].

...$2 exacta box... Be Certain/Dr Bloomer.
Ran 2-7.

RACE 1/2... $1 doubles... R1/Be Certain/Dr Bloomer/The Price of Love.... R2/Keep'em Moving Dan.
Ran R1/WON-2-7... R2/2nd.

RACE FOUR... $4 quinella... Key Trip/Prominent.
Ran 2-3-.

RACE FIVE... $1 tri key... Better Than Swiss over Barbara'sluckystar/Linda's Kisses/Spa Princess.
Ran 3/6-7-8.

RACE TEN... $1 tri box... Logic Way/Retribution/Provincetown - Hangingbyathread/Admiral Bird.
Collected $75.25 on the tri box [$150.50/$2].

Profit for the day... $56.75


RACE 1/2... $2 doubles... R1/Panthera Tigre... R2/Casino Key/And a Cherry Tree/Hope Street.

RACE FOUR... $5 quinella... American Cruiser/Beyond the Trees.

RACE SIX... $2 exacta box... Queen Joanne/Jibboom/Brushed Gold.

RACE TEN... $1 tri box... Fair Game/Sweet Slam/The Ag/Here Comes Rita.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$47

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