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 23, 2009
Total for the meet... $656.40

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/Paul's Ace/Love My Mondays/Compliance Officer... R2/Fenway Faithful/Capridge.
RACE ONE off-the-turf, no wager.

RACE TWO... $2 exacta box... Fenway Faithful/Capridge/City Trooper.
Collected $22.60 on the ex box [$22.60/$2].

RACE SIX... $6 WPS on Amazing Anna.
Ran 4th at 15-1.

...$1 exacta box... Amazing Anna/Squid Ink/Speightful Lady/Whoopty Whoopty/Bashoosha.
Collected $20.70 on the ex box [$41.40/$2].

...$2 exacta box... Amazing Anna/Squid Ink/Speightful Lady.
Ran WON-4-7.

RACE EIGHT... $4 WP on Double O Uno.
Ran 4th at 9-1.

...$1 exacta box... Double O Uno/Gathering Cloud/Discreetly Mine/Hammering Buckeye.
Ran WON-4-7-10.

RACE NINE... $4 exacta box... Grassy/Good Prospect.
Ran 1-3.

...$1 exacta box... Grassy/Good Prospect/Midnite Silver.
Ran 1-3-8.

RACE TEN... $5 exacta box... Freedom Rings/Lemon Punch.
Lemon Punch scratched.

Loss for the day... $52.70


RACE THREE... $1 exacta box... Maraschino Red/Solo Piano/Beam of Love.
... $2 exacta box... Maraschino Red/Solo Piano.

RACE FOUR... $5 quinella... Retriever/Even Raise.

RACE SEVEN... $5 WP on Simply Spiteful.
...$1 exacta box... Simply Spiteful/Muhaawara/Weak Dollar Policy/Bird Box.
...$4 exacta box... Simply Spiteful/Muhaawara.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$45.00

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