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 16, 2008
Total for the meet... $890.95

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 1/2... $2 doubles... R1/Fort Apache Star/Casual... R2/Api Mohkat/At Attention.
Collected $27.40 on the double [$27.40/$2].

RACE THREE...$2 exacta box... Main Street/Oniyome.
Ran WON-4.

...$8 exacta... Main Street/Oniyome.
Ran 4-WON.

Profit for the day... $7.40


All our plays are scheduled for the turf -- so apologies ahead of time if it's yet another wash-out, which would cancel these wagers. We just didn't see anything on the dirt worth taking a shot with. Keep your fingers crossed weather-wise...

RACE THREE... $2 exacta box... Fanfire/Sweet Salm.

RACE FOUR... $2 exacta box... Sweet Bama Breeze/Sage Chapel/Fiona Freud.

RACE SEVEN... $2 exacta box... Quck to Charm/Monsooned Malabar/Hard to Explain.

RACE EIGHT... $3 WP on Presious Passion.
...$2 exacta box... Presious Passion/Equitable.

RACE TEN...$3 exacta box... Queens Full/Forest Trail.
... $1 tri box... Queens Full/Forest Trail/Goo Goo Eyes/Meriwether Jessica.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$68

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