The Daily Bankroll Challenge
by Seth Merrow
Matching wits--and a mythical bankroll--with the top handicappers
2012 Racing Season
Saratoga Race Course
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Total for the meet... $952.65
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 FOUR... $1 exacta box... Tennis Racket/Black Rhino/Tennis Racket/Classic R and B.
Hmm, it's one of those where I must kick myself -- regular readers probably understand that I meant to include my top pick, It'snottheright - rather than use Tennis Racket twice! But I can't really give myself credit even though the race ended with 13-1 Classic R and B - our move-up third pick - over top pick 3-5 It'snottheright for a nice $84.00/$2 exacta. I'll take the hit in good humor since RACE FIVE worked out nicely.
RACE FIVE... $3 WP on My Kinda Party.
Ran 3rd at 2-1.
...$1 exacta box... Everything Sweet/Over the Counter/My Kinda Party/Laguna Girl/Fierce.
Collected $137.00 on the ex box [$274.00/$2].
RACE EIGHT... $5 WPS on Sky Willow.
Ran 5th at 10-1.
...$2 exacta box... Pinch Pie/Sky Willow/Bizzy Caroline.
...$1 exacta box... Sky Willow/ALL.
RACES 7-9... $1 P3... R7 Spirit of Peace/Leap/Lucci the Lion/Maintainer... R8/Sky Willow... R9/Air Support/Scotus/Crimson China/A Diehl..
Ran R7/WON-2-4-8... R8/5th... R9/3-4-5-scr.
PROFIT for the day... $54.00
Dark day. No racing.
Total bet... $
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