The Daily Bankroll Challenge

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

2013 Racing Season

Saratoga Race Course
Monday, September 2, 2013
Total for the meet... $25.60

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.


From yesterday: "I like our picks in R2 and I would take an exacta shot there and perhaps go a little lighter with a tri box with our top five or six -- if I had the dough. Instead..."
Two of ours completed the $86.50/$2 exacta. It was a day we could have mde some money - if we had any bullets left to shoot. Ah well...

RACE SEVEN... $1 exacta box...Spanish Gold/Premura/Recepta, sub, in order Riviera Romper/Perfect La Comete if scratch.
Collected $19.30 on the ex box [$38.60/$2].

...$1 WP on Recepta.
Collected $5.40 on the WP [6.30, 4.50].

Profit for the day... $16.70


RACES 2-4... $2 P3... R2/Groomed for Victory... R3/Cross Gate/Western Grit/Poppa Loves Mambo... R4/Kayaly/Streets of Fire/One Red Cat/Foggy Road.

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

Total bet... $24

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