The Daily Bankroll Challenge
by Seth Merrow
Matching wits--and a mythical bankroll--with the top handicappers
2012 Racing Season
Saratoga Race Course
Saturday, July 21, 2012
Total for the meet... $1147.70
We kicked our mythical bankroll up to $1200 to start the 2011 Saratoga thoroughbred race meet - and we'll hold there this season. 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... $1 exacta box... Yankee Fourtune/Salto/Writingonthewall/Voodoo Storm.
RACE THREE... $2WPS on Oscar Party.
Ran 7th at 7-1.
...$1 exacta box... Lignite/Kimono/Toasting/Oscar Party.
Collected $7.30 on the ex box [$14.60/$2].
RACE FIVE... $4 WP on Lenderoflastresort.
Ran 3rd at 5-2.
RACE SEVEN... $4 WP on Done in Love.
Ran 6th at 18-1.
...$1 exacta box... Lanett Lady/Cosmic Energy/Gloat/Done in Love.
RACE TEN... $2 WPS... Way of the West.
Collected $4.40 on the WPS [xxx, xxx, $4.40].
Loss for the day... $52.30
Race Two... $1 exacta box... Well Lawyered/Hot West/Spurious Precision/Show Some Magic/Smoke town.
All turf wagers are turf only
Total bet... $20.00
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