The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2011 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Total for the meet... $964.85

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.


Plays today are turf or dirt - 2, 3, 6 and 10 are off the turf. Plays stay intact regardless.

RACE TWO... $2 exacta box... More Is Better/Sunnybrook/Neat Lightning.
Collected $33.20 on the ex box [$33.20/$2].

RACE SIX... $2 exacta box... Fight for VLTs/Senstational Slam/One Cool Dude.
Ran WON-3-4.

RACE SEVEN...$3 WPS on Mary Cole.
Ran 4th by a nose as the 25-1 rank outsider.

...$1 exacta box... World Harmony/Mary Cole/American Angel/Avolo/Vindicated Ghost.
Collected $15.10 on the ex box [$30.20/$2].

...$1 exacta box... World Harmony/Mary Cole/American Angel/Avolo.
Collected $15.10 on the ex box.

...$1 exacta box... World Harmony/Mary Cole/American Angel.
Collected $15.10 on the ex box.

...$1 exacta box... Mary Cole/ALL.
Mary Cole ran 4th.

RACE EIGHT... $2 exacta box... Social Statement/Stanford Dolly/Networking.
Collected $78.00 on the ex box [$78.00/$2].

RACE TEN... $3 WPS on Victoryoutothegate.
Ran 7th at 16-1.

...$2 exacta box... Orsonian/Victoryoutothegate/Whistlin' Dixe/Marcellus Shale.
Ran WON-3-7-8.

...$1 exacta box... Victoryoutothegate/ALL.
Victoryoutothegate ran 7th.

Profit for the day... $18.50


Dark day. No racing.

All turf wagers are turf only [unless otherwise noted]

Total bet... $

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