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$496 Each for 297 Stronach 5 Winners

LAUREL, MD – There were 297 Stronach 5 winners Friday, each walking away with $496.

The coast-to-coast wager, with an industry-low 12-percent takeout and $100,000 guaranteed pool, had its higher win price in the first leg with Nate’s Tizzy returning $7.60 in Laurel Park’s ninth race. Races seven and nine at Gulfstream, both scheduled for the turf and part of the Stronach 5, were moved to the main track due to afternoon rain in South Florida.

Friday’s Stronach 5 sequence

Friday’s Stronach 5 Begins with 4 on the Turf

Free Past Performances, $100,000 Guaranteed Pool

LAUREL, MD – The Stronach 5 will take to the turf Friday with its first four races scheduled on the turf at Laurel Park, Gulfstream Park and Santa Anita Park.

Lots of Winning Tickets in Friday’s Stronach 5

105 Bettors Each Take Home $1,149

LAUREL, MD – Friday’s Stronach 5 rewarded 105 bettors with $1,149 each for selecting all five winners in the national wager with an industry-low 12-percent takeout.

Friday’s Stronach 5 Features 4 the Turf

Free Past Performances
$1000 Guaranteed Pool

LAUREL, MD – It’s all about the turf come Friday’s Stronach 5, with four of the five races on the turf along with a $100,000 guaranteed pool.

More Than 170 Riders Participate in Canter for the Cause

Annual Event at Pimlico Benefits Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance

BALTIMORE – More than 170 riders from across the Mid-Atlantic region, ranging in age from 2 to 80, took part in the sixth annual Canter for the Cause at Pimlico Race Course Sunday, June 2 to raise awareness and funds for the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance.

Three Bettors Each Win $47,721 in Friday’s Stronach 5

LAUREL, MD –The Stronach 5 proved very rewarding to three bettors Friday as each walked away with $47,721.30.
The unique, national pick 5 kicked off with Fast Enough, a 2-year-old gelded son of Eddington making his career debut, winning the third race at Santa Anita Park. After turf races from Laurel Park and Gulfstream Park, the Stronach 5 headed back to California where the longshot Startender ($37) won the fifth race at Golden Gate Fields.

Friday’s Stronach 5 Kicks off at Santa Anita Park

Three Turf Races, $100,000 Guaranteed Pool, Free Past Performances

Hammond Dedicates Life to Helping Horses and Humans

Diagnosed with MD, Will Participate in Canter for the Cause June 2

BALTIMORE – Since the age of 3, when she first sat on a pony in the parking lot of the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium, Jessica Hammond’s life has been one consumed by horses.

As she grew older, so did her passion. Whether counseling backstretch workers, as an owner herself, or in helping find them forever homes, horses have always been part of the equation.

McCarthy, Ness Claim Preakness Meet Titles at Pimlico

Mandatory Rainbow 6 Jackpot Payout Returns $14,231
$1.19 Million Bet into Popular Multi-Race Wager
Mokheef Gives Trainer Stettinius First Career Victory
Laurel Park Summer Meet Opens Friday, May 31

BALTIMORE – Trevor McCarthy continued his dominance of the jockey standings, and in the process helped trainer Jamie Ness to his first Maryland meet title in four years as the Preakness Meet at Pimlico closed with a special Memorial Day holiday program Monday.

Mandatory Payout Monday at Pimlico

20-Cent Rainbow 6 Reaches $261,773 for Holiday Monday

BALTIMORE – There will be mandatory payouts in the 20-cent Rainbow 6, 50-cent Late Pick 5 and $1 Super Hi-5 for Monday’s special Memorial Day holiday program that marks the close of the 12-day Preakness Meet at Pimlico Race Course.

Post time for the first of nine races is 1:10 p.m.