The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2012 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Sunday, August 12, 2012
Total for the meet... $915.05

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...(ON DIRT)... $1 exacta box... Newfound Zapper/Chuckle/Bernie the Jet/Indy's Illusion/Transparent.
Collected $21.00 on the ex box [$42/00/$2].

RACE FOUR... (ON DIRT)... $4 WP on Read the Proposal.
Collected $16.40 on the ex box [$5.20, 3.00].

...$1 exacta box... Drivenbychocolate/Flattermewithroses/Sunlover/Night Editor/Read the Proposal.
Ran WON-3-4-7-scr.

...$2 exacta box... Drivenbychocolate/Night Editor/Read the Proposal.
Ran WON-4-scr.

RACE EIGHT... $1 exacta box... Seminole County/Teahupoo/Silver Endurance/Induce/Marine/Distinct Humor.
Ran 2-5-7-10-12-scr.

RACES 8-11... $.50 P4... R8/ALL... R9/Overcommunication... R10/Quantity/Change of Command... R11/Wise Dan.

LOSS for the day... $16.60


RACE SIX... $2 exacta box ... Swinger's Party/Bliss/Seasoned Warrior.
...$3 exacta key... Seasoned Warrior over Swinger's Party/Bliss.

RACE SEVEN... $4WP on Kitten's Dumplings.
...$2 exacta box... Kittne's Dumplings/Gustavia/Giant Cats Eye/Psychadelacized... sub Minnie Bear then Atlantic Dream if scratch.

RACE EIGHt... $1 exacta box... Glamour N Glory/Off Limits/Queen of King St/Heart of Destiny.

Total bet... $62

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