The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2009 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Friday, July 30, 2008
Total for the meet... $951.10

We start the 2009 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 FOUR... $2 WP on Collar.
Collected $11.60 on the WP [$7.30, 4.30].

RACE SIX... $2 WP on We're Hooked.
Ran 8th at 5-1.

RACE SEVEN... $5 WP on Simply Spiteful.
Ran 6th at 7-1.

...$1 exacta box... Atrea/Kinsey/Snap Happy/Simply Spiteful.

Ran WON-4-6-scr.

Loss for the day... [$12.40]


RACE ONE... $2 exacta box ... Linsalata/World Gone Wrong.

RACE TWO...$2 exacta box... Miss Lulu Belle/Fair Lady Olivia/Smoke After Six.

RACE FOUR... $4 WP on Ready to Party.

RACE EIGHT... $4 WP on The Best Day Ever.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$32

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