The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2009 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Wednesday, August 12, 2009
Total for the meet... $869.45

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.


Dark day. No racing.

Profit/Loss for the day... $


We've been cashing tickets most every day -- now we just have to make some magic happen with those tickets! Unfortunately -- today's not the day to swing for the fences -- we really don't have anything jumping off of the page at us. But we'll see what we can make happen with a few smaller plays.

RACES 1-2... $2 doubles... R1/Starship Angel/Platinum... R2/Back Back Back/Swashbuckler.

RACE TWO... $2 WP on Back Back Back.
... $4 quinella ... Back Back Back/Swashbuckler.

RACE THREE... $2 exacta box... Southern Dynasty/She's Above Da Law/Out Post.

RACE FIVE... $4 WP on Mystic City.
...$2 exacta box ... Mystic City/Spirit of Rose.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$40.00

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