The Daily Bankroll Challenge
by Seth Merrow
Matching wits--and a mythical bankroll--with the top handicappers
2010 Racing Season
Saratoga Race Course
Wednesday, September 1, 2010
Total for the meet... $312.40
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... $
We came into the last week last year with just about $490 - and, but for a typo on the final day we would have ended 2009 with a profit. So the bankroll isn't quite where it was twelve months ago - but we should still have just enough bullets to perhaps make it interesting. But frankly, our luck has to change substantially over the next six days. Stay tuned...
RACES 1/2... $4 doubles... R1/Brilliant Son/FelineFelon/Subtitles... R2/Ready and Good/Major Molly.
...$1 doubles... R1/Brilliant Son/FelineFelon/Subtitles... R2/Blessed Moon/Mama Get Even.
RACE TWO... $1 exacta box... R2/Ready and Good/Major Molly/Blessed Moon/Mama Get Even.
... $2 exacta box... R2/Ready and Good/Major Molly/Blessed Moon.
RACE FIVE... $1 exacta box... Stroke/Peat Bay/Naughty You/Unique Tune.
... $2 exacta box... Stroke/Peat Bay/Naughty You.
RACE SEVEN... $1 exacta box... Precious Metal/Cryin' Ryan/Obviously Tuesday/Igoturback.
... $2 exacta box... Precious Metal/Cryin' Ryan/Obviously Tuesday.
All turf wagers are turf only
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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