The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2009 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Wednesday, September 2, 2009
Total for the meet... $489.50

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... $


Typically Week Six has been pretty good to us. It will have to be. We're five weeks into this and we still have half the bankroll -- but that means we need a 100% gain to put us back into positive territory by the end of the meet. Six days. Confidence is high.

RACE ONE... $4 WP on Mine All Mine.
...$4 exacta box... Mine All Mine/Strike the Bell/Lost Without You.

RACES 1-2... $5 doubles... R1/Mine All Mine/Strike the Bell/Lost Without You... R2/Big Flirt/Jazz Hands.

RACE FIVE... $1 exacta box... Bonavento/Chief Counsel/Fayoum/Swashbuckler.
...$4 exacta box... Bonavento/Chief Counsel/Fayoum.

RACES 7-10... $1 P4... R7/Orchestrator/Zilva/Kaila Ann's Kitten/Veil of Tears... R8/Raffie's Deer/Dixieland Star/Ziptronic... R9/Smart and Fancy/Ahvee's Destiny... R10/Star of New York/Monastir.

RACE TEN... $5 exacta box... Star of New York/Monastir.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$156.00

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