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 29, 2012
Total for the meet... $786.30
[Total still needs updating from Monday - pending]

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...$2WPS on Credit Call.
...$2 exacta box... Credit Call/Taken by the Storm/Western Sadler/Thane.

RACES 1-2...$1 doubles... Credit Call/Taken by the Storm/Western Sadler/Thane.... R2/Scofield/Smoke Town/Stick With Skip/Brother Bob/Summer Revival.

RACE TWO... $2 exacta box... Credit Call/Taken by the Storm/Western Sadler/Thane.

RACE SEVEN... $4 WPS on Hedonemewrongsong.
...$1 exacta box... Hedonemewrongsong/Ramsey entry/Zadina/Coarsegold/Ruthie Blue Eyes.
...$1 exacta box... Hedonemewrongsong/Ramsey entry/Zadina/Coarsegold.

RACE 7-10... $.50 P4... R7/Hedonemewrongsong/Ramsey entry/Zadina [sub Coarsegold/Ruthie Blue Eyes in that order if scratch]... R8/Top Tier Lass/Da Mi Basia/Tara from the Cape/[sub Watsdachances if scratch]... R9/Gimme Credit/Dugan/Short Shrift/Pervis... R10/Comment/Lizzie Bear/Accent/Vicola.

RACE EIGHT... $4 WP on Da Mi Basia Mille.

RACE TEN...$2 exacta box... Comment/Lizzie Bear/Accent/Vicola.

Total bet... $222

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