The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2010 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Thursday, August 5, 2010
Total for the meet... $799.95

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.


RACE ONE... $5 exacta box... Tom Kitten/Abilio.
Ran WON-4.

RACE FOUR... $4 WP... Seek to Destroy.
Ran 5th at 3-1.

RACE SEVEN... $4 exacta key Convocation over Midnight Mischief/Dutrow entry/Odds On.
Ran Won/3-4 [entry scratched].

RACE NINE... $2 exacta box... System Ready/Nolangrant'skitten/Love That Dude, sub Johnny Two by Four if scratch.
Ran 3-4-10.

Loss for the day... $38.00


RACE TWO... $5 WP on Gangsterontherun.
...$2 exacta box... Gangsterontherun/Skylord/Saucy Stash.
...$4 exacta box... Gangsterontherun/Skylord.

RACES 2-5... $1 P4... R2/Gangsterontherun/Skylord.... R3/Driven by Success/Endless Circle/Law Enforcement... R4/Delano... R5/Inflation Hedge/Cedar Grove/Simply Delightful sub, Elusive Raven if scratch.

RACE FOUR... $2 exacta box... Driven by Success/Manhattan Fox/Academy Run.

RACE FIVE... $5 WP on Inflation Hedge.
...$2 exacta box... Inflation Hedge/Cedar Grove/Simply Delightful, sub Elusive Raven if scratch.
...$2 exacta box... Inflation Hedge/Cedar Grove/Simply Delightful.

RACE SEVEN... $1 exacta box...Sensationalist/Trust of Honor/Knead the Dough/Starr West, sub Reign of Kings if scratch.

RACE TEN... $5 WP on Flask.
...$2 exacta box... Flask/Spring Elusion/Settling Seas.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$128.00

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