The Daily Bankroll Challenge
by Seth Merrow
Matching wits--and a mythical bankroll--with the top handicappers
2012 Racing Season
Saratoga Race Course
Sunday, August 19, 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 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.
Ran th at 8-1.
...$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.
Collected $24.70 on the ex box [$49.40/$2].
Collected $75.10 on the P4 [$300.50/$2].
RACE ELEVEN... $1 exacta box ... GA Empress/Ladywell Court/Schillerette/Read the Signs/Mary P Jones.
LOSS for the day... $927.45
RACE TWO... $1 exacta box... Chasing Piper/Fast and Strong/Clever Spirit/Bourbonology.
RACES 2-5... $.50... R2/Chasing Piper/Fast and Strong/Clever Spirit/Bourbonology... R3/Side Party Ralph/Revere/Backdown... R4/Cosmic Energy/Bay Head Beauty/Wise Harmony/First Whippoorwill... R5/Always Kitten.
RACE FIVE... $4WPS on Always Kitten.
...$1 exacta box ... Colorful Image/Lovely Dynaformer/Always Kitten/Citizen Emma.
RACE SIX... $2 exacta box... Hear the Word/Gaelico/Our Entourage/Key to Power.
... $2 exacta box... Hear the Word/Our Entourage.
RACE EIGHT... $5 WP on Disposablepleasure.
RACE TEN... $2 exacta box... Read the Research/Grand Entry/Deflate the Bubble/Rodinia.
Total bet... $122
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