The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2008 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Monday, August 4, 2008
Total for the meet... $1052.90

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... $4 exacta box... Cable/Diverse.
Ran 1-3.

RACE 1/2... $2 doubles... R1/ Cable/Diverse/Song of Love... R2/Wickedly Spicey.
Ran R1/WON-3-7... R2/4 [never lifted a hoof].

RACE FOUR... $4 WP on Rubinstein.
Ran 6th at 3-1.

RACE TEN... ...$1 exacta box... Dulcet Tone/Break Point/Elope.
Ran WON-4-8.

...$4 exacta box... Dulcet Tone/Break Point.
Ran 4-8.

Loss for the day... $36.00


We've been frustratingly close to some nice ones over the past two or three days -- let's get over the hump and score to end Week Two!

RACE 1/2... $2 doubles... R1/Sacred Icon/Hostile Takeover/Handsome Sport/Run Lightening Run... R2/Burning Sunlight.

RACE TWO... $4 WP on Burning Sunlight.
...$4 quinella... Burning Sunlight/Savvy Cat.

RACE FOUR... $4 WP on Paradise Playgirl.

RACE FIVE... $10 WP on Da Gullah/Evolutionist entry.

RACE NINE... $4 WP on Deal Making.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$56

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