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 21, 2010
Total for the meet... $472.85

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/Sextant/Corey's Coming... R2/Cadazzle/My Southern Star.
Ran R1/WON-7... R2/3-4.

RACES 3-5... $1 P3... R3/McVictory... R4/Copious Notes/Kitten's Kitten... R5/Colour the Wind/More Is Better/Storm Showers/Kathern's Kitten/Queen Hazel.
Ran R3/2nd... R4/5-6... R5/3-4-6-8-9.

RACE FOUR... $4 WP on Copious Notes.
Ran 6th at 5-1.

...$1 exacta box... Copious Notes/Kitten's Kitten/More Is More/Millie Money.
Ran 2-5-6-10.

...$1 exacta box... Copious Notes/Kitten's Kitten/More Is More.
Ran 5-6-10.

RACE NINE...$2 exacta box... Conspicuous/Kiss of Fire/Orbiston Parva.
Ran WON-4-8.

Loss for the day... $56.00


RACES 1/2... $2 doubles... R1/Writingonthewall/Good Prospect... R2/Curlinello/Mucho Macho Man/Charlies Swell.

RACE TWO... $2 exacta box... Curlinello/Mucho Macho Man/Charlies Swell.

RACE FOUR... $3 exacta box... Billy One Life/Callide Valley.

RACE SIX... $1 exacta box... Memory motel/Igoturback/Tall Tale Teller/Seek to Destroy.

RACE EIGHT... $1 exacta box... Criminal Saga/Beachcombing/Mr Tribute/Bluegrass Jet.

RACES 8-11... $1 P4... R8/Criminal Saga/Beachcombing/Mr Tribute/Bluegrass Jet... R9/Zapster/Don Balcazio... R10/Devil May Care... R11/Peat Bay/Well Suited.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$60.00

If we are interested in both halves of an entry -- in event of a scratch -- it is noted that way [in other words, both halves are named]. If only one-half of the entry is named, then we prefer that half and will move to our next pick listed [rather than the other half of the entry] in event of a scratch.

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