The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2012 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Sunday, July 29, 2012
Total for the meet... $1090.40

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 TWO...$2 WPS on Electromagnetic.
Ran 9th at 14-1.

...$1 exacta box... Western Sadler/Electromagnetic/Bernie the Jet/Charming Kitten, sub Secret Soul then Newfound Zapper if scratches.
Ran WON-5-6-9.

RACE THREE... $1 exacta box... Honorable Dillon/Pass the Pico/Gulfport/North Slope.
Ran 3-4-7-scr.

RACE SEVEN... $1 exacta box... Draw It/Onepointhrekarats/Pianist, sub Kitty Wine if scratch.
Ran (2)-3-7-10.

RACE ELEVEN... $1 exacta box ... Undrgroundregulatr/Synthesizer/Kathy's Kitten/War Hitch/Towner.

No bet. Off turf.

LOSS for the day... $30.00


We have a couple Sheppard Specials in our mix today - but they're dependent on the weather and the turf - and that's still iffy.

RACE TWO...$1 exacta box... Comandante/No Nukes/Rockin Mandy/Awesome Weekend.

RACE FOUR...$3 WP on Why Not More.
...$1 exacta box... Normative Appeal/Riolama/Why Not More/Let the Kitten Run/Geisha Gal.

RACE NINE... $4 WPS on Angel Terrace.
...$1 exacta box ... Dame Marie/Alaura Michele/Karlovy Vary/Dear Lavinia/Angel Terrace.
... $1 exacta box... Angel Terrace/ALL.

Total bet... $86

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