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 20, 2011
Total for the meet... $984.80

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...$5 WP on Party of Interest.
Ran 3rd at 9-2.

...$2 exacta box... Party of Interest/Beautiful Affair/St Panacras/Honey Talk.
Ran WON-3-4-6.

RACE TWO...$10 quinella... Love and Pride/All for Thee.
Ran WON-5.

RACE SEVEN... $1 exacta box... Bridgetta/The Funky Express/Ripley's Gold/Shea Goodbye.
Ran WON-4-5-7.

RACE NINE... $5 WP on Unknown Wonder.
Ran 8th at 12-1.

...$1 exacta box... Frazzie/Always a Party/Unknown Wonder/Copious Notes, sub Ms Diller if scratch.
Ran 4-8-9-scr-scr.

...$1 exacta box... Unknown Wonder with ALL
Ran 8-ALL.

Loss for the day... $76.00


RACES 1/2... $2 doubles... R1/Green Monster/Crea's Law... R2/Royal Blessing/Swag Daddy/Mississippi Duel.

RACE TWO... $1 exacta box... Royal Blessing/Swag Daddy/Mississippi Duel/Rock Star Charlie, sub Fox Rules if scratch.

RACE FOUR... $1 exacta box... Fiji Star/Running Tap/Take a Walk.
...$3 exacta box... Running Tap/Take a Walk.

RACE FIVE... $5 WP on Short Shrift.
...$2 exacta box... Short Shrift/Jeanbaptiste Corot/Marine Office.

RACE SIX... $3 WP on News Pending.
...$2 exacta box... Tritap/El Padrino/Grandpa Len/News Pending, sub Rightfully So if scratch.

RACE ELEVEN... $1 exacta box... Hear the Footsteps/Westside Corral/East of Danzig/Guns and Religion.
... $1 exacta box... Hear the Footsteps/Westside Corral/Guns and Religion.

All turf wagers are turf only

Total bet... $106.00

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