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Friday Stronach 5: Four Tracks, $100,000 Guaranteed Pool
Industry-Low 12-Pecrent Takeout
LAUREL, MD – Competitive races from Laurel Park, Gulfstream Park, Santa Anita Park and Golden Gate Fields will test bettors in Friday’s Stronach 5.
The sequence begins at 4:19 ET (1:19 PT) when a dozen 3-year-olds and up contest a $42,000 allowance race at a mile on Laurel’s world-class turf course. The next three races will be maiden events from Santa Anita (one mile), Gulfstream (7 ½ furlongs on the turf) and Golden Gate (six furlongs). The final leg of the sequence will come from Laurel with 2-year-old fillies in a maiden special weight event at a mile on the turf.
Friday’s Stronach 5 Sequence
- Leg One: Laurel Park 7th Race (12 entries, 1 mile turf): 4:19 ET, 1:19 PT
- Leg Two: Santa Anita Park 2nd Race 7 (6 entries, 1 mile): 4:30 ET, 1:30 PT
- Leg Three: Gulfstream Park 8th Race (12 entries, 7 1/2 furlongs turf): 4:43 ET, 1:43 PT
- Leg Four: Golden Gate Fields 3rd Race (10 entries, 6 furlongs): 4:50 ET, 1:50 PT
- Leg Five: Laurel Park 9th Race (10 entries, 1 mile turf): 5:25 ET, 2:25 PT
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.
For the Stronach 5, 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.