The Daily Bankroll Challenge
by Seth Merrow
Matching wits--and a mythical bankroll--with the top handicappers
2011 Racing Season
Saratoga Race Course
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Total for the meet... $1136.95
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.
DOH! In the long run our daily caveat of "All turf wagers are turf only" makes sense and probably works out in the long run -- but it hurt yesterday!
The 6th was taken off the turf which canceled our play below -- meanwhile Morning Shine won at 6-1 with 5-2 Sweet Cat running second as the two combined for a very generous $62.00/$2 exacta! That means the 'off the turf' cancel-job cost us $155.00!
RACE ONE...$5 WP on Malibu Cougar.
Ran 4th at 9-2
...$1 exacta box... Mi Hermana/Itsmyhonor/Malibu Cougar/World Harmony.
...$3 exacta box... Mi Hermana/Itsmyhonor/Malibu Cougar.
RACE SIX... $1 exacta box... Sweet Cat/Morning Shine/Run a Risk/Dancin N Prancin.
... $2 exacta box... Sweet Cat/Morning Shine/Run a Risk.
... $2 exacta box... Sweet Cat/Morning Shine.
Play canceled - race moved off turf.
Loss for the day... $2
Dark day. No racing.
All turf wagers are turf only
Total bet... $
Archives of daily Best Bets picks and plays pages: 2010 ...
2009 ... 2008 ... 2007 ... 2006 ... 2005 ... 2004 ... 2003
NOTE: If you feel you're experiencing problems receiving this page in a timely fashion each morning, please bookmark, the Best Bets archive page. Your ISP might be caching pages - meaning you're not receiving the most timely information. But the archive pages are unque, by date, and should always give you the most up-to-date info.
Note to novices: Check out our track terminology page for definitions of track and wagering terms.
equidaily.com Best Bets Homepage Today's picks The Challenge Calendar Track Info Weather
||Note: Pages on this site are labelled with the equidaily.com logo. Some links are for information only and lead to pages at other sites. equidaily.com is responsible only for the pages on this site. equidaily.com assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions. Always check with official sources to verify info.
E-mail any questions, comments, or suggestions:
Copyright 2011 equidaily.com