The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2011 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Saturday, August 13, 2011
Total for the meet... $1000.35

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 TWO... $2 exacta box... City Sneakers/Almoradi/Glacier Bay.
Ran 2-4-6.

RACE SIX... $5 WP on Rothko.
Collected $38.25 on the WP [$10.00, 5.30].

...$2 exacta box... Soultown/Sea Songs' Hammer/Rothko.
Collected $134.50 on the ex box [$134.50/$2].

Profit for the day... $138.75


RACE ONE... $5 WP on Dugan.
...$2 exacta box... Millennium Jet/Dugan/Pico Dinero/Liberty Cap.

RACES 1/2... $2 doubles... R1/Dugan/Liberty Cap... R2/Smokem's Charm/The Prize Fighter/Little Dale.

RACE FIVE... $1 exacta box... Ordained/Corporate Jungle/Imagining/Dream Man.
... $1 exacta box... Ordained/Corporate Jungle/Imagining.

RACE NINE... $1 exacta box... Power Blast/Theresmyeverything/Jupiter Trio.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet... $70.00

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