The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2008 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Thursday, August 21, 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.


RACE 1/2...$2 doubles... R1/Normalize/My Luckey Penney... R2/Sneak Peek/Distant Strike/Umbra.
Ran R1/3[entry]-4[entry]-scr... R2/2-5-scr.

RACE TWO... $4 WP on Sneak Peek.

...$2 quinella box... Sneak Peek/Distant Strike/Umbra.
Ran 2-5-scr.

RACE THREE... $5 exacta box... Pretty Carina/Awesome I Am.
Collected $46.50 on the ex box [$18.60/$2].

RACE FOUR... $5 quinella... Ardnavagh/On Lake, add Princess Westly if she scratches in from AEs.
Ran WON-3.

RACE FIVE... $4 WP on There Are Rainbows.

RACE SIX...$2 exacta box... Real Quality/Rio Mistico/Encinas.
Collected $30.00 on the ex box [$30.00/$2].

...$2 exacta box... Real Quality/Rio Mistico.
Ran 2-9.

RACE SEVEN...$4 WP on Tonsina.
Ran 3rd at 7-2.

RACE TEN...$1 tri key Absolute Heaven over Stormy Relations/Western Slang/Bella Attrice.
Ran 3/1-4-8.

Profit for the day... $25.50


RACE ONE... $4 exacta box... The Price of Love/Dynaski.

RACE 1/2... $2 doubles... R1/The Price of Love/Dynaski... R2/Brooker D/My Cousin Matt.

RACE THREE... $4 WP on Analyze Cat.

RACE FIVE... $2 exacta box... Mischief/All Verses/Westward Go, sub Western Dynamo, then Maven, as scratches permit.

RACE SEVEN... $2 exacta box... Chestoria/Medley/Trouble Maker.

RACE NINE...$2 exacta box... Fast n' Sassy/Offhand Remark-Haningonaprayer.
...$1 tri box... Fast n' Sassy/Offhand Remark-Haningonaprayer/Crazy Catlady/Miss Freud.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$76

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