The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2011 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Sunday, August 7, 2011
Total for the meet... $821.20

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 1/2... $2 doubles... R1/Tahoe Lake/Lime Rickey... R2/Sabercat/Coach Royal/Longwood Lane.
Ran R1/2-3... R2/2-4-8.

RACE TWO... $1 exacta box... Sabercat/Coach Royal/Longwood Lane.
Ran 2-4-8.

RACE ELEVEN... $1 exacta box... Bound by Humor/Green Monster/Southbeachsandy, sub Bud White if scratch.
Ran WON-5-7.

Loss for the day... $24.00


RACE TWO... $1 exacta box... Notesfromabroad/Shotgun Pennie/Cape Cod Carol-Darn That Trip/Victory Island.
... $2 exacta box... Notesfromabroad/Shotgun Pennie/Cape Cod Carol-Darn That Trip.

RACE FOUR... $3 WP on Silver Meeting.

RACE EIGHT... $2 exacta box... I Know You Know/Por Que Te Queiro/Crespano.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet... $42.00

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