The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2009 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Saturday, August 1, 2009
Total for the meet... $939.10

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 ONE... $2 exacta box ... Linsalata/World Gone Wrong.
Off turf. No wager.

RACE TWO...$2 exacta box... Miss Lulu Belle/Fair Lady Olivia/Smoke After Six.
Ran 2-4-6.

RACE FOUR... $4 WP on Ready to Party.
Off turf. No wager.

RACE EIGHT... $4 WP on The Best Day Ever.
Off turf. No wager.

Loss for the day... [$12.00]


RACES 1-2... $2 doubles... R1/Targe/Untopable... R2/Tigresco/Tawaared [on dirt use Hoopoe].

RACE SIX... $1 exacta box... Hockley/Discreetly Mine/Maitre Salama/Krypton.

RACE TEN... $3 WP on Kensei.

RACES 10-11... $2 doubles... R10/Kensei... R11/Hype/Stevil/White Holiday.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$32

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