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.
RACE TWO.... $1 exacta box... Wanganui/Black Quartz-Lake Placid/Cornhusker/History Boy.
RACE THREE... $1 exacta box... National Power/Show Some Magic/Will Take Charge/Lincoln Law/Tiz for Tat.
... $1 exacta box... National Power/Show Some Magic/Lincoln Law.
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.
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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