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 25, 2012
Total for the meet... $910.20

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...$4 WPS on Wickapecko.
Ran 5th at 24-1.

...$1 exacta box... Magical Moon/Lighthouse Bay/K to the Croft/Wickapecko.
Collected $8.80 on the ex box.

...$2 exacta box... Lighthouse Bay/K to the Croft/Wickapecko.
Ran 2-5-6.

RACES 1-2... $1 doubles... R1/Magical Moon/Lighthouse Bay/K to the Croft/Wickapecko... R2/No More Fives/Chifa/Go the Distance/Pure Treasure.
Collected $9.80 on the double [$19.60/$2].

RACE TWO... $1 exacta box... No More Fives/Chifa/Go the Distance/Pure Treasure.
Collected $5.60 on the ex box [$11.20/$2].

RACE SEVEN... $2 exacta box... Frivolous Alex/Little Red Rider/Sally's Dream/Zeenut.
Ran WON-3-4-9.

LOSS for the day... $63.80


We'll take a little bit of a swing today - with some prices in R2, R11 and R13.

RACE TWO... $4WPS on Bogart.
...$2 exacta box... Bogart/Subsonic/Delhomme/Make Your Move/Archwarrior.

RACE THREE... $1 exacta box... Slamarama/Saint Vigeur/Chuckle/Security Analysis.

RACE FOUR... $1 exacta box... Bella Silver/Bonita Sonata/Cinematize/Divadora/Thetrainwasgone.

RACE SIX... $2 WP on Worthwhilepursuit.

RACE ELEVEN... $4 WP on Ever So Lucky.
...$1 exacta box... Ever So Lucky/ALL.
...$1 exacta box... Gun Boat/Currency Swap/Ever So Lucky/Unbridled's Note/Trinniberg.

RACE THIRTEEN... $4 WPS on Rollingwiththetide.
...$1 exacta box ... Rollingwiththetide/ALL.

Total bet... $148

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