The Daily Bankroll Challenge
by Seth Merrow
Matching wits--and a mythical bankroll--with the top handicappers
2012 Racing Season
Saratoga Race Course
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Total for the meet... $922.00
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.
Yeesh. On a day when our top two picks combined for exactas in five of the ten reaces we really zigged when we shoul have zagged and ended up with a lot of nthing!
RACE FOUR... $2 exacta box... Becker's Galaxy/Always for You/Everydoghashisday/Birchwood Road.
... $2 exacta box... Becker's Galaxy/Always for You/Birchwood Road.
RACE FIVE... $2 exacta box... Willet/Final Mesa/Risky Rachel.
Collected $8.80 on the ex box [$8.80/$2].
RACE SIX... $1 exacta box... Tonto Fontenot/Jimmy Simms/Cozy Kitten/Voodoo Storm, sub Syros if scratch.
Ran WON-3-4-6 [Tonto Fontenot scr].
RACE EIGHT... $1 exacta box.. Conquesta/Cerce Cay/Praise Band/Geisha Gal.
LOSS for the day... $43.20
No racing. Dark day.
Total bet... $
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