Friday Stronach 5 Returns $3,258

Friday Stronach 5 Returns $3,258

LAUREL, MD – Multiple winning tickets Friday on the Stronach 5, featuring a $100,000 guaranteed pool and industry-low 12-percent takeout, each returned $3,258.40.

Friday’s Stronach 5 featured four turf races and kicked off at Laurel with Mia Gift winning the opening leg and returning $20.20. The only winning favorites came in the fourth leg when G Q Covergirl ($4.20) won Santa Anita’s fourth race and the final leg when McPherson won Laurel’s ninth race ($7.20).

Last week’s Stronach 5 returned $10,902.10 with four of the five winners returning under $10. The Sept. 13 wager returned $3,977 with four winners under $10 and the biggest price $12.20.

Friday’s races and sequence

  • Leg One – Laurel Park 7th Race: Mia Gift $20.20
  • Leg Two –Gulfstream Park 8th Race: Over the Channel $9.60
  • Leg Three –Laurel Park 8th Race: Halfinthewrapper $14.40
  • Leg Four –Santa Anita Park 4th Race: G Q Covergirl $4.20
  • Leg Five –Laurel Park 9th Race: McPherson $7.20

The minimum wager on the multi-race, multi-track Stronach 5 is $1. If there are no tickets with five winners, the entire pool will be carried over to the next Friday.

If a change in racing surface is made after the wagering closes, each selection on any ticket will be considered a winning selection. If a betting interest is scratched, that selection will be substituted with the favorite in the win pool when wagering closes.

The Maryland Jockey Club serves as host of the Stronach 5.