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Lots of Winners in Stronach 5
BALTIMORE, MD – Even with only one winner returning more than $5.40, the 354 winning tickets on Friday’s Stronach 5 were each worth $511.70.
The popular Stronach 5 featured races from Laurel Park, Gulfstream Park, Santa Anita Park and Golden Gate Fields as well as an industry-low 12-percent takeout.
The Stronach 5 began with Prince James winning Laurel’s eighth race, the opening leg of the sequence, and returning $5.40. Hyperfocus won Gulfstream’s seventh race, the second leg, and returned $10.20, while Laurel’s ninth race, the third leg of the sequence, was won by favored Company Clown ($3.80).
The Stronach 5 headed west for Santa Anita’s third race, the fourth leg of the sequence, and even-money favorite Disko Fever ($4.20) running away from her competition. The Stronach 5 wrapped up with Golden Gate’s second race and the 6-5 favorite Wildly Dramatic ($4.40) winning easily.
Friday’s races and sequence
- Leg One – Laurel Park 8th Race: Prince James $5.40
- Leg Two – Gulfstream Park 7th Race: Hyperfocus $10.20
- Leg Three – Laurel Park 9th Race: Company Clown $3.80
- Leg Four – Santa Anita Park 3rd Race: Disko Fever $4.20
- Leg Five – Golden Gate Fields 2nd Race: Wildly Dramatic $4.40
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.