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 26, 2009
Total for the meet... $601.40

We started 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... $


RACE ONE... $5 exacta key Senor Fuego over Tar Beach/Web Gem.
...$1 exacta box...Senor Fuego/Tar Beach/Web Gem.

RACES 1-2... $4 doubles... R1/Senor Fuego... R2/Crystal Ocean/Ms Thanksgiving/Straight A Student.

RACE THREE... $2 exacta box... Home Field/Khukuri/Cullinan.

RACE SIX... $4 exacta key Choosing over Nedjam/Grace Happens.
...$2 exacta box... Choosing/Nedjam/Grace Happens.

RACE EIGHT... $2 exacta box... Vivi's Book/Bella Attrice/Classical Fashion, sub Sonic Sound if scratch.

RACES 9-10... $2 doubles... R9/Fiddlers Afleet... R10/There I Go/Apple Grove/Code Name, sub Love for a Price if scratch.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$78.00

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