The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2011 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Sunday, September 4, 2011
Total for the meet... $1289.95

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... $3 WP on Sugar Again.
Collected $26.10 on the WP [$12.20, 5.20].

...$2 exacta box... Deluxe/Sugar Again/Evading Tempete/It's Tea Time.
Collected $51.50 on the ex box [$51.50/$2].

...$2 exacta box... Sugar Again/Evading Tempete/It's Tea Time.
Ran WON-4-10.

RACES 1/2... $2 doubles... R1/Sugar Again/Evading Tempete/It's Tea Time.... R2/Super Saturday/Da Vinci/Punctual Jeff.
Ran r1/WON-4-10... R2/2-4-10.

RACE TWO... $2 exacta box... Super Saturday/Da Vinci/Punctual Jeff/Todd Cole.
Ran 2-4-9-10.

RACE FOUR... $5 WPS on Bluegrass Summer.
Ran 8th at 22-1.

...$1 exacta box... Bluegrass Summer/ALL.
Ran 8th at 22-1.

RACE FIVE... $3 exacta box... Earnings Release/Going Green/Dancing Tiz.
Collected $75.75 on the ex box [$50.50/$2].

RACE TWELVE... $2 exacta box... Tax Return/Coalition/Parachute Coney/Saratoga Snacks.
Ran WON-3-7-scr.

Profit for the day... $2.35


RACE ONE... $3 WPS on Equivocation.
...$2 exacta box... Hammersmith/Storm Galileo/The Noz/Equivocation.
...$2 exacta box... Storm Galileo/The Noz/Equivocation.

RACE THREE... $5 exacta box... Lacie Slew/Arena Elvira.

RACE FIVE... $1 exacta box... Conway Hillbilly/Next Page/Special Action/Astonish.

RACE SIX... $3 WP on Pianist.

RACE NINE... $2 exacta box... Queen'splatekitten/Brilliant Speed/King Congie.
... $2 exacta box... Queen'splatekitten/Brilliant Speed.

All turf wagers are turf only [unless otherwise noted]

Total bet... $89.00

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