The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2011 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Sunday, July 31, 2011
Total for the meet... $1041.40

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.


RACE ONE... $1 exacta box... Zapparition/Sing My Song/La Reine Lionne.
Ran 2-7-8.

RACE TWO... $5 WP on Stealcase.
Ran 4th at 8-5.

...$1 exacta box... Giant Surprise/Officer Prado/Stealcase/Invocation.
Collected $14.20 on the ex box [$28.40/$2].

...$2 exacta box... Officer Prado/Stealcase/Invocation.
Ran 2-3-4.

...$2 exacta box... Officer Prado/Stealcase.
Ran 2-4.

RACE SIX...$1 exacta box... Tiz a Homerun/Saturday Classic/Colbert/Captain Webb.
Ran WON-3-5-9.

RACE EIGHT... $3 WP on Starformer.
Ran 3rd at 2-1.

RACE NINE... $5 WP on Dyna Waltz.
Ran 6th at 20-1.

...$1 exacta box... Dyana Waltz/Aruna/Aviate.

Ran 2-5-6.

Loss for the day... $63.80


RACE ONE... $1 exacta box.. Marquet Rebel/Show Trial/Wishful Tomcat.

RACE FOUR... $3 WP on Professor Fate.

RACE SIX... $2 exacta box... Bishop of Nola/Hyper/Versailles Road, sub Twojohnsandajock if scratch.

RACE TEN... $2 exacta box... Sky Blue Pink/Writingonthewall/Hear the Footsteps, sub East of Danzig then Power Dream if scratch.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet... $36

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