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Turf and Full Fields for Stronach 5
$100,000 Guaranteed Pool, Four Races on Turf
All-Star Tickets $108
Baltimore, MD – Competitive fields and a $100,000 guaranteed pool highlight Friday’s Stronach 5.
The popular wager will feature three races from Laurel Park – all scheduled on the turf – and two from Gulfstream Park. The Stronach 5, with an industry-low 12-percent takeout, begins at 3:23 p.m. with a field of 10 claimers in Laurel’s sixth race going 5 ½ furlongs on the Fort Marcy Turf Course.
The sequence ends a little more than an hour later with a dozen 3-year-olds and up in Laurel’s eighth race going 1 1/16 miles once again on the Fort Marcy Turf Course.
Gulfstream’s eighth race is the only race in the sequence on the main track and will serve as the second leg in the sequence while Gulfstream’s ninth race, the fourth leg in the sequence, is scheduled for five furlongs on the turf.
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Friday’s races and sequence
- Leg One – Laurel Park 6th Race: (10 entries, 5 ½ furlongs turf) 3:23 ET, 12:23 PT
- Leg Two –Gulfstream Park 8th Race: (7 entries, 1 mile) 3:40 ET, 12:40 PT
- Leg Three –Laurel Park 7th Race: (9 entries, 1 mile turf) 3:59 ET, 12:59 PT
- Leg Four –Gulfstream Park 9th Race: (12 entries, 5 furlongs turf) 4:14 ET, 1:14 PT
- Leg Five –Laurel Park 8th race: (12 entries, 1 1/6 mile turf) 4:33 ET, 1:33 PT
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.