The Daily Bankroll Challenge
by Seth Merrow
Matching wits--and a mythical bankroll--with the top handicappers
2012 Racing Season
Saratoga Race Course
Monday, August 13, 2012
Total for the meet... $1043.35
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 SIX... $2 exacta box ... Swinger's Party/Bliss/Seasoned Warrior.
Collected $7.00 [DOH!] on the ex box [$7.00/42].
...$3 exacta key... Seasoned Warrior over Swinger's Party/Bliss.
Collected $10.50 on the ex box.
RACE SEVEN... $4WP on Kitten's Dumplings.
Collected $43.80 on the WP [$14.40, 7.50].
...$2 exacta box... Kitten's Dumplings/Gustavia/Giant Cats Eye/Psychadelacized... sub Minnie Bear then Atlantic Dream if scratch.
Collected $129.00 on the ex box [$129.00/$2].
RACE EIGHt... $1 exacta box... Glamour N Glory/Off Limits/Queen of King St/Heart of Destiny.
PROFIT for the day... $128.30
RACES 1-2... $5 doubles... R1/Basalt... R2/Agilion/La Java.
RACE FOUR... $2 exacta box... Next Question/Petey Cramer/Carson Bandit/Hooligan's Delight.
RACE SEVEN... $2 exacta box... Tie Dye/Sunset Time/Coconut Shrimp/Dancing for Glory.
Total bet... $58
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