The Daily Bankroll Challenge
by Seth Merrow
Matching wits--and a mythical bankroll--with the top handicappers
2008 Racing Season
Saratoga Race Course
Tuesday, August 19, 2008
Total for the meet... $812.55
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.
We labeled it a disappointing day over on the picks page -- and it was the same on this side. We picked up a nice little exacta in the 5th -- but ran a frustrating first and third in both the 2nd and 10th. Doh!
RACE TWO... $4 quinella... Tall Poppi/Aoja.
RACE FIVE... $4 WP on Ready Or Not.
Ran 5th at 9-2.
...$2 exacta box Ready Or Not/Big Wig/Titan of Industry.
Collected $27.60on the ex box [$27.60/$2].
RACE TEN... $5 WP on Five Boroughs.
Ran 9th at 5-1.
...$2 exacta box... Five Boroughs/Dr Decter/Unity.
Loss for the day... $18.40
No racing. Dark day.
All turf wagers are turf only
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