The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2010 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Thursday, July 29, 2010
Total for the meet... $893.75

We start the 2010 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.


Doh! Hit our first play -- although we received less than hoped for value. Then had the ultra-frustrating first and third exacta fininshes in the next two!

RACE TWO... $2 exacta box... Gross Pointe Anne/Amazing Lauren/Include the Cat.
Collected [$20.20/$2] on the ex box.

RACE FOUR... $2 exacta box... Nacho Corona/Quick Delivery/On Vacation.
Ran WON-3-4.

RACE SEVEN... $1 exacta box... King Rock/Crowned General/Dunvegan.
Ran WON-3-7.

Loss for the day... $10.00


RACE TWO... $4 WP on R Bling.

RACE FIVE... $2 WP on Deceive.

RACE SEVEN... $4 WP on System Ready.

RACE TEN... $1 exacta box... Cherokee Speed/Strong Commitment/Karakorum Legend... sub Devon Rock if scratch.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$34.00

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