The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2008 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Friday, August 29, 2008
Total for the meet... $853.25

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.


Regular readers know that Week Six has been very good to us over the past few years. Let's hope that Thursday's results are indicative of that trend continuing...

RACES 1/2... $2 doubles... R1/Hurricane Annie/Caesar Beware... R2/Smokin Pistol/Millysglo-Irish Mama/Mona From Deltona.
Collected $39.00 on the double [$39.00/$2].

RACE TWO... $2 exacta box... Smokin Pistol/Millysglo-Irish Mama/Mona From Deltona.
Collected $90.00 on the exacta [$90.00/$2].

RACE THREE... $5 WP on Seeking Eldorado.
Ran 8th at 7-5.

...$1 exacta box... Seeking Eldorado/Coronation Day/JT Moore.
Ran 3-6-8.

RACE SIX...$2 exacta box... Glacken Queen-Megalicious/Remedy/Southern Oaks.
Collected $52.50 on the exacta [$52.50/$2].

RACE SEVEN... $5 WP on Dressed to Win.
Late scratch.

RACE EIGHT... $10 exacta box... Look at Him/High Action.
Ran 3/5-9 [entry].

Profit for the day... $109.50


Time is running out -- but the card just doesn't attract. We'll play lightly...

RACES 1/2... $2 doubles... R1/Titan of Industry/No More Green/Crimson Comic... R2/Mesa Sunrise/Master.

RACE TWO... $5 quinella box... Mesa Sunrise/Master/Summit Creek.

RACE FOUR... $6 quinella... Trix in the City/Kays and Jays.

RACES 7-9... $2 P3... R7/Skipadate/Double Domino/Bittel Road/Herr Mozart... R8/Extreme Supreme... R9/Into the Wind/Big Jerome.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$49

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