The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2012 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Total for the meet... $1018.15

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.


No racing. Dark day.

PROFIT/LOSS for the day... $


RACE THREE... $2 exacta box... Rockin Boogie/Curve Ball/Wild Target/Slash Five.

RACE SEVEN... $2 exacta box... Lisini/Paraiba/Lady Rizzi/Eden Is Burning.

RACE EIGHT... $4 WPS on Orange Tree.
...$1 exacta box... Crown the Chief/Orange Tree/Crepuscolo/American Legend.

RACE NINE... $1 exacta box... Seeker/Gentlemen's Bet/Saint of Saints/Regal Strike.

RACE TEN... $1 exacta box... Lion Prince/Popplestone/Dual Mandate/Smart Farda/Dendrite.

Total bet... $96

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