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Friday's Stronach 5 Pool Could Swell to $1 Million

Carryover Pool $167,951
LAUREL, MD – There’s a million reasons to play Friday’s Stronach 5.
With a carryover of $167,951.23 and an industry-low takeout of 12 percent, the pool for the popular Stronach 5 will likely grow to approximately $1 million.

Carryover for Friday's Stronach 5 $167,951

LAUREL, MD - Mark Friday, Feb. 28 on your calendar. That’s the day the popular Stronach 5 will have a carryover of $167,951.23.

Since there were no winners in Friday’s Stronach 5, the entire pool carries over to next week.

Friday’s sequence kicked with a $17 winner in Laurel’s eighth race in Unequivocal.

And the prices kept coming.

Nine Bettors Win $19,179 Each in Friday's Stronach 5

LAUREL, MD – There were nine winning tickets in Friday’s Stronach 5, each returning $19,179.80.

Friday’s sequence kicked off in the eighth-race finale at Laurel Park, won by 3-5 favorite Unbridled Outlaw ($3.40). After Kitten by the Sea ($9) captured Gulfstream Park’s seventh race, the final three legs produced upsets - Independent Indy ($25.20) in Race 3 at Golden Gate Fields, Teachers Big Dream ($22.60) in Race 4 at Santa Anita and I’ll Do It My Way ($35.60) in Race 10 at Gulfstream.

Annual Organization of Racing Investigators Meeting Set for Feb. 23-26

Meeting Presented by 1/ST Safety, Registration Open

LAUREL, MD – Many of the world’s top racing investigators will meet in New Mexico Feb. 23-26 for the annual meeting of the Organization of Racing Investigators, presented by 1/ST Safety.

The meetings will take place at The Downs at Albuquerque. Click here for registration for ORI members.

Presentations at the conference will include:

Sweetheart of a Deal: Three on the Turf for Friday's Stronach 5

Races from Gulfstream Santa Anita, Laurel and Golden Gate
$100,000 Guaranteed Pool, Industry-Low 12-percent Takeout
Stronach 5 Podcast Available Beginning Thursday at 2 P.M.   

LAUREL, MD – Three turf races, four tracks and a $100,000 guaranteed pool highlight Friday’s Valentine’s Day edition of the popular Stronach 5.

$100,000 Guaranteed Pool in Friday's Stronach 5

Four Tracks, Industry-Low 12-Percent Takeout      

LAUREL, MD – The Stronach 5, featuring a $100,000 guaranteed pool and industry-low 12-percent takeout, will include races Friday from Laurel Park, Santa Anita Park, Gulfstream Park and Golden Gate Fields.

Stronach 5 to be Featured Weekly on

LAUREL, MD –The Stronach 5, a fast-paced, national wager featuring Thoroughbred racing every Friday from as many as four Stronach Group tracks, will be the subject of a new weekly show on In the Money Media Network beginning Thursday, Feb. 6.

The Stronach 5 In The Money Players’ Podcast, hosted by Jonathan Kinchen and Peter Thomas Fornatale, will educate horseplayers on handicapping fundamentals and value-oriented ticket construction.

Friday's Stronach 5 Cancelled

LAUREL, MD – Due to racing at Golden Gate Fields being cancelled the remainder of the week due to repairs to the facility’s hot water system, Friday’s Stronach 5 has been cancelled.

The third race at Golden Gate Fields was to be the fourth leg of Friday’s Stronach 5 sequence.

The Stronach 5, featuring an industry-low 12-percent takeout and $100,000 guaranteed pool, will return Friday, Feb 7.

Stronach 5 Will Feature Races from Laurel, Gulfstream, Santa Anita and Golden Gate

$100,000 Guaranteed Pool, Industry-Low 12 Percent Takeout

LAUREL, MD – Friday’s Stronach 5, designated ‘overlay city’ by Gulfstream track announcer Pete Aiello, will offer competitive races from Laurel Park, Gulfstream Park, Santa Anita Park and Golden Gate Fields with a $100,000 guaranteed pool.

Four Tracks, Three Turf Races for Friday Stronach 5

LAUREL, MD – The Stronach 5 will feature races Friday from Laurel Park, Santa Anita Park, Gulfstream Park and Golden Gate Fields with three races being contested over the turf.