The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2008 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Saturday, August 9, 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.


NO WAGERS. Racing canceled after 2nd race due to waether and track condition.

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.

Profit/loss for the day... $


RACE 1/2... $2 doubles... R1/Big Wig/Moore Miles... R2/Proud Ruler/Florentino/Ryan's Comet.

RACE SEVEN... $1 tri key... Ariege over Zee Zee/Closeout/Sea Chanter.

RACE EIGHT... $4 WP on Bet the Limit.

RACE ELEVEN... $1 tri key... Storm Harbor over Mr Sidney/Radical Sabbatical/Rogue Victory, sub Grand Turk if scratch.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$32

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