The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2010 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Sunday, September 5, 2010
Total for the meet... $22.10

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 SIX...$3W/$2P on Economic Summit.
Ran 5th at 5-1.

...$1 exacta box... Economic Summit/Scotus/Astrology/Praetereo.
Ran WON-5-9-scr.

...$4 exacta box... Economic Summit/Scotus/Astrology.
Ran 5-9-scr.

Loss for the day... $19.00


We said yesaterday that we were firing all our bullets - unless, of course, we won and 'reloaded'. Well, obviously we didn't win - but scratches left us with just enough to keep the hope for a miracle alive. Frankly there's nothing on the Sunday card that particularly jumps out at us - but hey, there's only two days left and for a miracle to occur we have to take a shot...

RACES 8-11... $1 P4... R8/Kan N Klear/Zodiac Girl/Mystical Yarn/Lion Cub... R9/Fantastico Roberto... R10/Valiant Passion... R11/Atlantic Beauty/Curlina/She's a Ketch/Collect the Fee/Disarming.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet...$20.00

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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