The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2011 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Thursday, August 4, 2011
Total for the meet... $967.20

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... $2 exacta box... Inflation Hedge/Loure/Miss Laa di Daa.
Ran 2-3-4.

RACES 1/2... $1 doubles... R1/Inflation Hedge/Loure/Miss Laa di Daa/Kathern's Kitten... R2/Hunt Crossing/Al Mudeer/Iron Post.
Ran R1/2-3-4-7... R2/WON-4-5.

... $2 doubles... R1/Inflation Hedge/Loure/Miss Laa di Daa/Kathern's Kitten... R2/Iron Post.
Ran R1/2-3-4-7... R2/5th.

RACE TWO... $10 WP on Iron Post.
Ran 5th at 14-1.

...$2 exacta box... Hunt Crossing/Al Mudeer/Iron Post.
Ran WON-4-5.

RACE FIVE... $3 WP on Above Par.
Ran 3rd at 10-1.
...$1 exacta box... The Defense Rests/Orsonian/Above Par/Same Old Wish.
Collected $12.70 on the ex box [$25.40/$2].

...$1 exacta box... The Defense Rests/Orsonian/Above Par.
Collected $12.70 on the ex box [$25.40/$2].

RACE NINE... $3 exacta box... Mister Pippit/Kid Curry/Top Surprize.
Ran 3-4-6.

Loss for the day... $80.60


RACES 1/2... $2 doubles... R1/Dynaski/Decoy Daddy... R2/Mabou/Royal Rossi.

RACE THREE...$5 WP on Good Deed.
...$2 exacta box... Flashy in Pink/Good Deed/Composition.

RACE FOUR...$5 WP on Read the Research.
...$2 exacta box... Read the Research/DayattheSpa/Darn That Trip/False Alibi, sub Satin Sheeks if scratch.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet... $64.00

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