The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2012 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Friday, August 17, 2012
Total for the meet... $956.15

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.


RACES 1/2... $2 doubles... R1/Extraextraordinary/The Price of Love... R2/Wanganui/Black Quartz-Lake Placid/History Boy.
No wager.

RACE TWO.... $1 exacta box... Wanganui/Black Quartz-Lake Placid/Cornhusker/History Boy.
Ran WON-3-4-6entry-DNFentry.

RACE THREE... $1 exacta box... National Power/Show Some Magic/Will Take Charge/Lincoln Law/Tiz for Tat.
Ran WON-4-5-6-8.

... $1 exacta box... National Power/Show Some Magic/Lincoln Law.
Ran WON-6-8.

RACES 5-7... $3 P3... R5/Fact/Seattle Appeal... R6/Saturday Appeal/Jerek Deter... R7/Thunderous Lady/Lawless Miss/Rain Forest.
Ran R5/2-3... R6/3-scr... R7/WON-3-5.

RACE SIX... $4 WP on Saturday Appeal.

...$1 exacta box... Jerek Deter/Saturday Appeal/Stoneless/Acadian Connection.
Ran WON-3-5-scr.

LOSS for the day... $62.00


RACE EIGHT... $1 exacta box... Glorious View/Crafty Push/Yattasmokem/Sweet Dixie Belle/It's Saturday Nite.
... $1 exacta box... Glorious View/Crafty Push/Yattasmokem/It's Saturday Nite.

RACE TEN... $1 exacta box... Proud Dame/Villanella/Julep Tulip/Market Princess.

Total bet... $44

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