The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2010 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Friday, August 27, 2010
Total for the meet... $454.90

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... $4 doubles... R1/Divine Fortune-Sermon of Love/Arcadius... R2/El Real Madrid/Stargleam [sub Chris Got Even if scratch].
Collected $34.80 on the double [$17.40/$2].

RACE FOUR... $2 quinella box... Thunder Jewel/Chalk Player/Ravingaboutkitten.
Collected $28.00 on the quinella [$28.00/$2].

RACE SIX... $2 exacta box... Exiled Princess/Playa Bonita.
Ran WON-6.

RACE SEVEN... $4 WP on Fee On Legs.
Ran 5th at 6-1.

...$1 exacta box... Fee On Legs/Royal Rhetoric/Electra's Ego/Mississippi Too.
Collected $58.75 on the ex box [$117.50/$2].

RACES 7-9... $1 P3... R7/Fee On Legs/Royal Rhetoric/Electra's Ego/Mississippi Too... R8/Holy Moment/Hooked On Hope/Cover Story/Princess Maura... R9/Call You in Ten.
Ran R7/WON-2-5-8... R8/WON-3-6-7... R9/6th.

RACE NINE... $5 WP on Call You in Ten.
Ran 6th at 22-1.

...$1 exacta box... Call You in Ten/Grand Pride/Antrim Shield/Macedonian/Boisterous.
Ran WON-5-6-8-11.

...$1 exacta box... Call You in Ten/Grand Pride/Antrim Shield.
Ran 5-6-11.

Profit for the day... $23.55


RACE ONE... $2 exacta key... Driven by Success over Groomedforvictory/Uncle T Seven.

RACE TWO... $2 quinella box... Roderick/Steal the Shot/Reading Group.

RACE THREE... $3 WP on Honour the Deputy.

RACE 8-10... $1 P3... R8/Counterspy/Scorper/Jockey Ridge/Overlap [sub Hear the Footsteps/Follia/Spanish Fortune, in that order, if scratch]... R9/Radical Sabbatical/Whatsthescript/Get Stormy/Baletti... R10/Cougar At Heart.

RACE NINE... $1 exacta box... Radical Sabbatical/Whatsthescript/Get Stormy.

RACE TEN... $5 WP on Cougar At Heart.
...$1 exacta box...Cougar at Heart/Brampton/Bronzed/Fandangle [sub Inspired/Lady Chesterfield in that order if sctatch].
...$1 exacta box... Cougar At Heart/ALL.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$86.00

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