The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2009 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Monday, August 10, 2009
Total for the meet... $850.05

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.


RACES 1-2... $2 doubles... R1/Munition/Burnished Copper [sub Pegasus Tommy D if scratch]... R2/Minishaft/West Court.
Ran R1/7-10... R2/WON-5.

RACE TWO... $2 exacta box... Minishaft/West Court/Gold d'Oro.
Collected $25.80 on the ex box [$25.80/$2].

RACE SEVEN... $1 exacta box... Aikenite/Captain Stone/I've Got the Fever.
Ran WON-4-6.

...$3 exacta box... Aikenite/Captain Stone.
Ran WON-6.

RACE ELEVEN... $4 WPS on Jabbar.
Ran 11th at 10-1.

...$1 exacta box... Jabbar/Song for Pupcake/Lateday Edition/Better Than Swiss.
Ran 2-4-8-11.

Loss for the day... $30.20


RACE 1-2... $2 doubles... R1/Soave... R2/Proud Zoe-Happy Week/Protesting/Marabelle.

RACE FOUR... $4 quinella... Gravitational/William T.

RACE SIX... $2 exacta box... Gentle ride/Jo Bananas/For Passion.

RACE SEVEN... $4 WP on Cool Corredor.
...$1 exacta box... Cool Corredor/Imandra/Lakecat/Concorde's Dance.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$42

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