The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2011 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Monday, August 1, 2011
Total for the meet... $1089.80

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.


Didn't knock 'em dead - but made a little scratch with some modest plays...

RACE ONE... $1 exacta box.. Marquet Rebel/Show Trial/Wishful Tomcat.
Ran WON[dead-heat]-5-6.

RACE FOUR... $3 WP on Professor Fate.
Collected $31.20 on the WP [$14.60, 6.20].

RACE SIX... $2 exacta box... Bishop of Nola/Hyper/Versailles Road, sub Twojohnsandajock if scratch.
Collected $25.80 on the ex box [$25.80/$2].

RACE TEN... $2 exacta box... Sky Blue Pink/Writingonthewall/Hear the Footsteps, sub East of Danzig then Power Dream if scratch.
Collected $27.40 on the ex box [$27.40/$2].

Profit for the day... $48.40


RACE ONE... $1 exacta box... Moshe Diane/Weak Dollar Policy/Chickatari/Belle Muse.
... $1 exacta box... Moshe Diane/Chickatari/Belle Muse.

RACE FOUR... $1 exacta box... Parcel/Thomas is Rockin/Halefellow Wellmet/East Indies.
... $2 exacta box... Parcel/Thomas is Rockin/Halefellow Wellmet.
All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet... $42

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