The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2009 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Tuesday, August 4, 2009
Total for the meet... $992.00

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.


Give this one a classic TV Lucy Ricardo "WAHHH!". With both the 3rd and the 5th off-the-turf we have to abide by our rules and lable those a no-bets. However, since they were maiden races we had them both listed as unchanged on the Picks Page
if the races were moved to the main track. Without making that notation over here however we miseed out on a nice winner in Overlap [$23.20, $8.80]. Oh well...

RACE TWO... $5 WP on Porcello.
Ran an absolutely dismal last in a field of ten at 5-2.

RACE THREE... $5 WP on Overlap.
...$1 exacta box Overlap/Bridgetown/Pendulum/King Kitten.
Off the turf.

RACE FIVE...$5 WP on Zilva.
...$1 exacta box Zilva/Crystal Ocean/Tapitsfyl/Dad's Crazy.
Off thue turf.

Loss for the day... $10.00


No racing. Dark day.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$

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