The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2008 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Wednesday, August 27, 2008
Total for the meet... $732.75

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 racing. Dark day.

Profit/Loss for the day... $


RACE TWO... $4 quinella... Solutionist/Thats a Good Thing.

RACE 5-10...$2 P6... R5/Majestic Blue/Mayor Marv... R6/Stream of Gold-Leo... R7/Freedom Rings-Dancing Daisy/Our Golden Dream [sub Grace's Valentine if scratch]... R8/Rewrite... R9/Formidable/He Struck It Rich... R10/Howdyamissthisone/Piazza Di Spagna/Unflagging.

RACE FIVE... $4 exacta box... Majestic Blue/Mayor Marv.

RACE EIGHT... $5 exacta box... Rewrite/Latitude Forty.
...$1 exacta box... Rewrite/Latitude Forty/Love Cove.

RACE TEN... $2 exacta box... Howdyamissthisone/Piazza Di Spagna/Unflagging.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$88

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