The Daily Bankroll Challenge
by Seth Merrow
Matching wits--and a mythical bankroll--with the top handicappers
2010 Racing Season
Saratoga Race Course
Saturday, August 14, 2010
Total for the meet... $747.65
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... $2 exacta box... Winthrop House/Sly/Crowned General.
Ran 2-3-4. Doh!
... $2 exacta box... Winthrop House/Sly.
Ran 2-3. Doh!!!
RACES 1/2... $2 doubles... R1/Winthrop House/Sly/Crowned General... R2/Flying Gang.
Ran R1/2-3-4... R2/6th.
RACE SIX... $2 exacta box... Last Out of Panama/Rogue Romance/Derby Kitten.
RACE EIGHT... $5 WP on Stroke.
Ran 8th at 16-1.
...$2 exacta box... Stroke/Active Trader/Paperless.
RACES 8/9... $1 doubles... R8/Stroke/Active Trader/Paperless... R9/Mardi Belle/Magdalena Girl/Jacky Juice.
Ran R8/2-7-8... R9/WON-5-scr.
RACE NINE... $2 WP on Mardi Belle.
Ran 5th at 10-1.
Loss for the day... $58.00
RACE SIX... $4 WP on More Than Real.
...$1 exacta box... More Than Real/Dynamic Holiday/Speedy's Gal.
RACE SEVEN... $1 exacta box... Chairman Now/Baatesh/Ritual/Prospective Union.
...$1 exacta box... Chairman Now/Baatesh/Ritual.
RACE SEVEN... $1 exacta box... Brock/Heisman/Stay Thirsty/Orsonian.
...$1 exacta box... Brock/Heisman/Stay Thirsty.
RACE TEN... $5 WP on Romp.
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