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 18, 2008
Total for the meet... $830.95

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/Mor Chances/Prince of Peace... R2/Persistently/Amanwella.
Ran R1/4-5... R2/WON-2.

RACE FOUR... $4 WP on Troy G.
Collected $15.80 on the WP [4.80, 3.10].

...$4 quinella Troy G/Matador Run.
Ran WON-4.

RACE SIX...$2 exacta box... Dirty Water Dog/Valtrus/Austin Laviva Baby, sub Jump It if scratch.
Ran WON-8-9.

...$4 exacta box... Dirty Water Dog/Valtrus.
Ran WON-9.

RACE SEVEN... $4 WP on JJs Prophet.
Ran 8th at 8-1.

...$2 exacta box.. JJs Prophet/Alabama Man. RACE 9/10... $2 doubles... R9/Just as Well... R10/Milk Run/Empress Indy.
Ran R9/8... R10/2-6.

Loss for the day... $40.20


RACE TWO... $4 quinella... Tall Poppi/Aoja.

RACE FIVE... $4 WP on Ready Or Not.
...$2 exacta box Ready Or Not/Big Wig/Titan of Industry.

RACE TEN... $5 WP on Five Boroughs.
...$2 exacta box... Five Boroughs/Dr Decter/Unity.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$46

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