The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2010 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Monday, August 2, 2010
Total for the meet... $867.15

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.


RACES 1/2... $2 doubles... R1/Zip by You/Acquired Cat... R2/Vixen's Roar/Abide.
Collected $17.60 on the double [$17.60/$2].

RACE TWO... $2 WP on Vixen's Roar.
Ran 6th at 7-1.

RACE NINE... $4 WP on Tasty Temptation.
Ran 5th at 9-2.

Loss for the day... $2.40


RACE TWO... $2 exacta box... Saratogaatseventy/Feels Good/Spa City Lover, sub Queen's Harbor if scratch.
...$2 exacta box... Saratogaatseventy/Spa City Lover.

RACE FOUR...$4 WP on Gangsterontherun.
$1 exacta box Wildcat Stevie/Sunday Splitsville/William's Prayer/Gangsterontherun.
$1 exacta box Wildcat Stevie/Sunday Splitsville/Gangsterontherun.

RACE NINE... $4 WP on Kan N Klear.
$1 exacta box Kan N Klear/Lisa's Kitten/Zodiac Girl/Centrina.
$1 exacta box Kan N Klear/Lisa's Kitten/Zodiac Girl.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$68.00

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