The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2012 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Thursday, August 9, 2012
Total for the meet... $922.15

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...$2 exacta box... Spinit to Winit/Physical Delivery/Kitty Panda/Discreet Marq, sub Wildcat's Element if scratch.
Ran WON-3-4-8.

...$3 exacta key Physical Delivery over Spinit to Winit/Kitty Panda/Discreet Marq, sub Wildcat's Element if scratch.
Ran 3/WON-4-8.

RACE TWO... $1 exacta box... Jess Not Jesse/Little Nick/Slews Big Finale.
No bet - Jess WON, other two scratched.

RACE THREE... $3 WP on Elena's Masters.
Ran 6th at 7-2.

...$2 exacta box... Patty Anne Sissy/My Emma-No More Fives/Elena's Masters/Open Mic.
Collected $66.50 on the ex box [$66.50/$2].

RACE 3-5... $2 P3... R3/Elena's Masters/Open Mic... R4/Momentum Investor... R5/King Kreesa.
RAN R3/3-6... R4/2nd... R5/2nd.

RACE TEN...$1 exacta box...Master of Markets/Santonio d'Oro/Griffin Rock/Four Reds.
Ran 2-4-7-9.

...$1 exacta box... Four Reds/ALL.
Ran 9/WON.

LOSS for the day... $30.50


RACES 1-2... $2 doubles... R1/Maya Charli... R2/Summer Revival/All Keyed Up.

RACE FIVE...$3 WP on Endorphins Fly.
...$1 exacta box... Sayaad/Jump for Kitten/Endorphins Fly/Asunder.

RACE NINE... $2 WP on My Jopia.

RACES 9-10... $4 doubles... R9/My Jopia... R10/Rally Point.

Total bet... $30

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