The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2010 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Wednesday, August 25, 2010
Total for the meet... $461.65

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.


Dark day. No racing.

Profit/Loss for the day... $


RACES 1/2... $1 doubles... R1/Arena Elvira/Remark... R2/Riona/Status Pending/Cheeky Mama/Ten Till Mid Nite.
...$2 doubles... R1/Arena Elvira/Remark... R2/Riona/Status Pending.

RACE TWO... $4 WP on Riona.
...$1 exacta box... Riona/Status Pending/Cheeky Mama/Ten Till Mid Nite.
...$1 exacta box... Riona with Status Pending/Cheeky Mama/Ten Till Mid Nite.

RACES 2-4... $1 P3... R2/Riona/Status Pending/Cheeky Mama... R3/Yawkey Way/Readygetsgold/Watkins Glen... R4/Pervis/Love That Dude/Santo Gato.

RACE SIX... $1 exacta box... Drink of the Day/Orangeblackandgold/Silent Joy.

RACE SEVEN... $4 WP on Pulpit Point.

RACES 7-9... $1 P3... R7/Pulpit Point/Pleasant Stirke/Dubai Rainbow... R8/Ibboyee... R9/Excited/Mayday Maria/Miss Alabama [sub Triune if scratch].

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$92.00

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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