The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2011 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Friday, August 19, 2011
Total for the meet... $1060.80

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.


RACE ONE... $2 exacta box.. Parker's Project/Be Certain/Port Morsbey.
Collected $91.00 on the ex box [$91.00/$2]. Be Certain scratched.

RACE TWO... $2 exacta box... Italian Wedding-One Giant Step/Demonstrative/All Together.
Collected $24.00 on the ex box [$24.00/$2].

RACE THREE... $2 exacta box... Settle for Medal/Gospel Lesson/Launch N Relaunch.
Ran 2-3-7.

RACE FOUR... $2 exacta box... JL Bernstein/Coljak/Stud Muffin.
Collected $26.80 on the ex box [$26.80/$2].

RACE FIVE... $2 exacta box... Bretton Woods/Resoundingly.
Ran 5-6.

Profit for the day... $97.80


RACE ONE...$5 WP on Party of Interest.
...$2 exacta box... Party of Interest/Beautiful Affair/St Panacras/Honey Talk.

RACE TWO...$10 quinella... Love and Pride/All for Thee.

RACE SEVEN... $1 exacta box... Bridgetta/The Funky Express/Ripley's Gold/Shea Goodbye.

RACE NINE... $5 WP on Unknown Wonder.
...$1 exacta box... Frazzie/Always a Party/Unknown Wonder/Copious Notes, sub Ms Diller if scratch.
...$1 exacta box... Unknown Wonder with ALL
All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet... $96.00

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