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Friday's Stronach 5 Returns $26,033
Races from Laurel, Gulfstream West and Golden Gate
Industry-Low 12-Percent Takeout
LAUREL, MD – The Stronach 5 rewarded winners Friday with a $26,033.80 payout.
The popular Stronach 5, with an industry-low 12-percent takeout, kicked off with Starship Mallomar ($23.40) springing a 10-1 upset in the eighth race at Gulfstream Park West. The seventh race at Laurel Park, the second leg of the sequence, was won by Fille d’Esprit ($6.80).
Action moved to the Golden Gate Fields’ opener for the third leg of the sequence, won by Eddie’s Sister ($6.20). After Joe Di Baggio ($18.20) captured leg four in Gulfstream’s ninth race, Jolly Swagman ($8) capped the sequence with a victory in Laurel’s ninth-race finale.
Friday’s races and sequence
- Leg One – Gulfstream Park West 8th Race: Starship Mallomar $23.40
- Leg Two – Laurel Park 7th Race: Fille d’Esprit $6.80
- Leg Three – Golden Gate Fields 1st Race: Eddie’s Sister $6.20
- Leg Four – Gulfstream Park West 9th Race: Joe Di Baggio $18.20
- Leg Five – Laurel Park 8th Race: Jolly Swagman $8.00
Fans can watch and wager on the action at 1/ST.COM/BET as well as stream all the action in English and Spanish at LaurelPark.com, SantaAnita.com, GulfstreamPark.com, and GoldenGateFields.com.
The Stronach 5 In the Money podcast, hosted by Jonathan Kinchen and Peter Thomas Fornatale, will be posted by 2 p.m. Thursday at InTheMoneyPodcast.com and will be available on iTunes and other major podcast distributors.
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.