The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2009 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Friday, August 21, 2009
Total for the meet... $699.30

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 ONE... $4 WP on Aero.
Ran 5th at 16-1.

RACE TWO...$5 quinella... Lucy N Thunder/Grand Decision.
Ran 3-4.

RACE FIVE... $2 exacta box... Myrtle's Gray/Roaring Belle/Smoke After Six.
Ran 4-6-scr.

RACE SIX...$5 exacta box... Dukinfield/Magnificient Max.
Ran 2-3.

RACE SEVEN...$4 WP on Supreme Serene.
Ran 4th at 7-1.

...$1 exacta box... Supreme Serene/Smooth Transition/Golly Day/Camptown Blues-Fortunate Run.
Collected $19.80 on the ex box [$39.60/$2].

RACE EIGHT...$4 exacta box... Cap The Thunder/Grace's Valentine.
Ran WON-4.

Loss for the day... $35.20


Enough with these nibbling-around-the-edges days! Let's see if we can cash a few and make a tidy profit!

RACE ONE... $4 exacta box... Karakorum Fugitive/Doremifasollatido.
...$1 exacta box... Karakorum Fugitive/Doremifasollatido/Sapphire Sky.

RACE FIVE... $5 exacta box... Jamaludin/Hold Your Ground.
... $1 exacta box... Jamaludin/Hold Your Ground/Doc N Roll/Bordeaux Bandit.

RACE SIX... $2 exacta box... Awesome Maria/Manaahil/Couture Cat.

RACE SEVEN... $3 WP on Turaath.

RACE TEN... $2 exacta box... Peterdidit/Marscaponi/Pernice.
... $1 exacta box... Peterdidit/Marscaponi/Pernice/Pure Cognac.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$78.00

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