The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2011 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Saturday, July 23, 2011
Total for the meet... $1200.00 (update pending)

We're kickin' our mythical bankroll up to $1200 to start the 2011 Saratoga thoroughbred race meet. In past years we've started with $1000, but with the 40-day meet a $1200 bankroll gives us a reasonable $30/day average. 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/Rocky World/Boat/Gamblin Fever... R2/Poliziotto/Chardsey.

Ran R1/WON-3-6... R2/2-3.

RACE TWO... $5 WP on Poliziotto.
Collected $14.00 on the WP [xxx, 5.60].

...$2 exacta box... Poliziotto/Chardsey/Windafull.
Ran 2-3-scr.

RACE THREE...$1 exacta box... Awesome Arceno/Winaholic/Stand Proud.
Ran 4-5-6.

RACE FIVE...$1 exacta box... Stopshoppingmaria/My Miss Aurelia/Refining/I Know You Know.
Ran WON-3-4-scr.

RACE SIX... $3 WP on Short Shrift.
Collected $10.95 on the WP [xxx, 7.30].

RACE SEVEN... $3 WP on The Funky Express.
Ran 9th at 17-1.

...$1 exacta box... Pure Gossip/Sing Like a Bird/The Funky Express.
Ran WON-7-9.

RACE TEN... $1 exacta box... Chosen Empire/Hanson Heights/Alfarabi.
Ran WON-3-7.

Profit/Loss for the day... $update pending


RACE ONE... $1 exacta box... Rockettes Escapade/My Perfect Light/Deanallen'skitten.

RACE SIX... $1 exacta box... Tahoe Lake/Clear Attempt/Quick Recovery.

RACE SEVEN... $1 exacta box... Captains Cat/Fact/Perfect Slam.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet... $18.00

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