The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2012 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Wednesday, August 22, 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.


Dark day. No racing.

PROFIT/LOSS for the day... $


RACE ONE... $1 exacta box... Meet the Mets/Ten Ed/Saint Arthur/Sandy'z Slew.
... $2 exacta box... Meet the Mets/Saint Arthur/Sandy'z Slew.

RACES 2-5... $.50 P4... R2/Jess Not Jesse/Little Nick... R3/Clear Pasaj/Vicki's Dancer/Victory Island/Class Action Suit... R4/Sylvestris/Warm Hugs/Adjacent.. R5/The Lady Says Yes/Bourbon Twist.

RACE FOUR... $2 exacta box... Sylvestris/Warm Hugs/Adjacent.

RACE EIGHT... $2 exacta box... Bluember/Desert StormTruetap.

RACE TEN... $4 WP on Warm Glow.
...$2 exacta box... Coral Guide/Cypress Road/Warm Glow/Thus.

Total bet... $104

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