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 8, 2008
Total for the meet... $966.65

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 FOUR... $3 WP on High Cry.
Collected $15.30 on the WP [$6.50, 3.70].

RACE FIVE... $3 WP on Littleprincessemma.
Ran 5/12 [entry] at 5-2.

...$1 exacta box on Littleprincessemma/Justwhistledixie/Spell Check.
Ran 3-5e-7-12e.

RACE SIX... $1 exacta box ... Youbethecan/Dockmaster/Lucky Will/Victroy Sign.
...$10 exacta box ... Youbethecan/Dockamster.
OFF TURF -- no bets.

RACE NINE... $8 exacta ... I Lost My Choo over Western Slang.
...$2 exacta box... Same two.
OFF TURF - no bets.

Loss for the day... $2.70


RACE FOUR... $5 quinella... Earle's First Girl/Trillian.

RACE SIX... $5 WP on Early Response.
...$1 exacta box... Early Response/Mr Petersson/Bitabaz.

RACE SEVEN... $4 WP on Paramedic.
...$1 exacta box... Paramedic/Smokin Hero/Scientist.
...$1 exacta box... Paramedic/Smokin Hero.

RACE TEN...$1 exacta box... Victory Assured/Sammy's Toy/Smart Enuf/Cardinal Hill.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$49

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