The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2013 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Total for the meet... $311.00

We kicked our mythical bankroll up to $1200 to start the 2013 Saratoga thoroughbred race meet. 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... $


Clearly we'll need things to break our way over the last few days - but comebacks are not unusual for us over the final days of the meet in previous years - however we're perhaps a little deeper in the hole than usual...

RACES 1-2...$5 double... R1/Commissioner... R2/Miss Da Point.
...$2 doubles... R1/Commissioner... R2/Talent N Passion/Yampa River.

RACE FIVE... $2 exacta key Bluegrass Flash over Tapidor/Mohican Chief/Rewrite History.
... $2 exacta box Bluegrass Flash/Tapidor/Mohican Chief/Rewrite History.

RACE SIX... $1 exacta box... Cryptic Comet/Sleek/Canal Six/Miss Narcissist, sub Selenite if scratch.

RACES 7-10... $.50 P4... R7/Win for Kitten/English Rhythm/Caribean Best, sub Holiday's Jewel if scratch... R8/Granny Mc's Kitten/Candy Kitty... R9/Tycoon Cat/Gimme Credit/Sneaky Kitten, sub Alarmed Ndangerous if scratch.

RACE TEN... $2 exacta box... Present Course/Lasso/Indian Red.

All turf wagers are turf only [unless other wise noted]

Total bet... $99

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