The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2012 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Total for the meet... $1010.25

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 ONE... $1 exacta box... Meet the Mets/Ten Ed/Saint Arthur/Sandy'z Slew.
Collected $27.75 on the ex box.

... $2 exacta box... Meet the Mets/Saint Arthur/Sandy'z Slew.
Collected $55.50 on the ex box.

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.
Collected $80.00 on the P4 [$320.00/$2].

RACE FOUR... $2 exacta box... Sylvestris/Warm Hugs/Adjacent.
Collected $20.80 on the ex box [$20.80/$2].

RACE EIGHT... $2 exacta box... Bluember/Desert Storm/Truetap.
Ran 3-4-DNF.

RACE TEN... $4 WP on Warm Glow.
Collected $8.20 on the WP [xxx, $4.10].

...$2 exacta box... Coral Guide/Cypress Road/Warm Glow/Thus.
Ran 2-6-7-DNF.

PROFIT for the day... $88.25


RACES 2-5... $1 P4... R2/Saginaw... R3/Original Art... R4/D'tiger/Quick to Strike/Spring Warrior/Torment... R5/Current Design/Griffin Rock/Southern Rock/Wandering Kitten.

RACE SIX... $5 WP on Aidenandabettin.
...$2 exacta box Aidenandabettin/ALL.

RACES 6-9... $.50 P4... R6/Central Banker/Hightail/Kamchatka/Redwood Kitten/Aidenandabettin... R7/Lunar Victory/Self Control... R8/Pianist/Antonia Autumn... R9/Belle Gallantey/Villanella/Yes She Rules.

Total bet... $84

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