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 15, 2009
Total for the meet... $809.50

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/Classic Moon/Band of Thunder... R2/Credit Limit/East Breaks.
R1/Ran 2-3... R2/Ran WON-4.

RACE TWO... $2 quinella... Credit Limit/East Breaks/Spina.
Ran WON-3-4.

RACE THREE... $3 WP on Tweeter.
Ran 5th at 9-1 after breaking poorly.

...$1 exacta box... Tweeter/Extra Sharp/Life At Ten.
Ran 2-3-5.

RACE NINE... $2 exacta box... Holiday Trip/Into the Wind/Hard To Explain.
Ran 3-4-scr.

Loss for the day... $30.00


RACE THREE... $4 exacta box... Hot Minute/Inherit the Gold.

RACE FOUR... $4 WP on Indian Dance.
...$2 quinella box... Indian Dance/Strong Commitmment/Dixie Frolic/Keep Thinking.

RACE FIVE...$4 exacta box... Tigresco/Tawaared.
...$1 exacta box... Tigresco/Tawaared/Pace Wine.

RACE SIX... $4 WP on Saginaw.
...$2 exacta box... Saginaw/African Knight.

RACE TEN...$2 exacta box... Whirlwind Poppy/Military Star/Cops Fever.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$66.00

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