The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2012 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Saturday, August 18, 2012
Total for the meet... $962.35

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 EIGHT... $1 exacta box... Glorious View/Crafty Push/Yattasmokem/Sweet Dixie Belle/It's Saturday Nite.
Collected $19.10 on the ex box [$38.20/$2].

... $1 exacta box... Glorious View/Crafty Push/Yattasmokem/It's Saturday Nite.
Collected $19.10 on the ex box.

RACE TEN... $1 exacta box... Proud Dame/Villanella/Julep Tulip/Market Princess.
No wager. Off turf.

PROFIT for the day... $6.20


RACE TWO... $1 exacta box... Amen Kitten/More Hundred Acre/Lemon Drop Dream/Leveraged Loan/Warship.
RACE TWO... $1 exacta box... More Hundred Acre/Lemon Drop Dream/Leveraged Loan/Warship.

RACE THREE... $4 WP on Bandits Heart.
...$1 exacta box ... Bandits Heart/Five Card Draw/Seghesio/Karakorum Holiday.

RACE EIGHT... $1 exacta box... Strong Impact/Seven Lively Sins/Southpaw Slammer/Marquet Cat.

RACES 8-11... $.50 P4... R8/Strong Impact/Seven Lively Sins/Southpaw Slammer/Marquet Cat... R9/Point of Entry/Turbo Compressor... R10/Grace Hall/Questing... R11/GA Empress/Ladywell Court/Schillerette/Read the Signs/Mary P Jones.

RACE ELEVEN... $1 exacta box ... GA Empress/Ladywell Court/Schillerette/Read the Signs/Mary P Jones.

Total bet... $116

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