The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2009 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Sunday, August 16, 2009
Total for the meet... $743.50

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.


RACE THREE... $4 exacta box... Hot Minute/Inherit the Gold.
Ran 4-6.

RACE FOUR... $4 WP on Indian Dance.
Ran 8th at 8-1.

...$2 quinella box... Indian Dance/Strong Commitmment/Dixie Frolic/Keep Thinking.
Ran 3-4-8-9.

RACE FIVE...$4 exacta box... Tigresco/Tawaared.
Ran 4-6.

...$1 exacta box... Tigresco/Tawaared/Peace Wine.
Ran WON-4-6.

RACE SIX... $4 WP on Saginaw.
Ran 4th at 5-1.

...$2 exacta box... Saginaw/African Knight.
Ran 3-4.

RACE TEN...$2 exacta box... Whirlwind Poppy/Military Star/Cops Fever.
Ran WON-4-6.

Loss for the day... $66.00


RACE 1-2... $1 doubles... R1/Got Clearance/R Betty Graybull/City Spirit... R2/Capitalism At Risk/Christmas Trip/Bonita Donita.

RACE TWO... $4 WP on Capitalism At Risk.

RACE SIX... $2 exacta box... Common Currancy/One Note Samba/Make Note.

RACE TEN... $2 exacta box... We're Hooked/Miss Redoubled/Smart Trade.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$41.00

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