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More Than 2,200 Winners in Stronach 5
Friday’s Winning Tickets Returns $313
BALTIMORE – Friday’s Stronach 5, which featured a carryover of $154,931, had 2,214 winning tickets, each returning $313.30.
There was $612,155 of new money wagered Friday. The Stronach 5 featured races from Laurel Park, Gulfstream Park, Santa Anita Park and Golden Gate Fields and an industry-low 12-percent takeout.
Sonata Stable’s Paradise Song ($6.20), trained by Mike Trombetta, kicked off the Stronach 5 by winning Laurel’s eighth race. The second leg, Gulfstream’s eighth race, was won by Bahamian Girl ($11.80) while the 4-5 favorite Thunderinthevalley ($3.60) won Laurel’s ninth race and the third leg of the sequence.
The Stronach 5 then headed west. Santa Anita’s third race, the fourth leg of the sequence, was won by Hard Metal ($5.80). The Stronach 5 concluded with Golden Gate’s third leg and favored Made in Karoo ($3) winning.
Friday’s races and sequence
- Leg One – Laurel Park 8th Race: Paradise Song $6.20
- Leg Two – Gulfstream Park 8th Race: Bahamian Girl $11.80
- Leg Three –Laurel Park 9th Race: Thunderinthevalley $3.60
- Leg Four –Santa Anita Park 3rd Race: Hard Metal ($5.80)
- Leg Five –Golden Gate Fields 3rd Race: Made in Karoo ($3)
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.