The Daily Bankroll Challenge
by Seth Merrow
Matching wits--and a mythical bankroll--with the top handicappers
2012 Racing Season
Saratoga Race Course
Saturday, August 11, 2012
Total for the meet... $931.65
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.
RACES 1/2... $2 doubles... R1/Beer Is Good/Decisive Move... R2/Westerday/Effie Trinket/Sharon Spaghetti.
Ran R1/4-9... R2/WON-4-7.
RACE FOUR... $2 exacta box... Haldane/Islarama/Typhoon Teri/Kellster.
Collected $54.50 on the ex box [$54.50/$2].
RACE SEVEN... $1 exacta box... Richiesbronxbomber/Weekend Hideaway/Tweet Me/Horatio/Shot Rock.
Collected $26.00 on the ex box [$52.00/$2].
...$2 exacta box... Richiesbronxbomber/Weekend Hideaway/Horatio.
PROFIT for the day... $12.50
RACE TWO...(ON DIRT)... $1 exacta box... Newfound Zapper/Chuckle/Bernie the Jet/Indy's Illusion/Transparent.
RACE FOUR... (ON DIRT)... $4 WP on Read the Proposal.
...$1 exacta box... Drivenbychocolate/Flattermewithroses/Sunlover/Night Editor/Read the Proposal.
...$2 exacta box... Drivenbychocolate/Night Editor/Read the Proposal.
RACE EIGHT... $1 exacta box... Seminole County/Teahupoo/Silver Endurance/Induce/Marine/Distinct Humor.
RACES 8-11... $.50 P4... R8/ALL... R9/Overcommunication... R10/Quantity/Change of Command... R11/Wise Dan.
Total bet... $104
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