$1,297 Payoff Despite Low-Odds Winners In Friday’s Stronach 5

There were 79 winning tickets in Friday’s Stronach 5 with each returning $1,297.70.

The Stronach 5 featured races from Pimlico Race Course, Santa Anita Park, Golden Gate Fields and Gulfstream Park as well as an industry-low 12-percent takeout. Four of the five winners returned under $10 with the longest shot in the sequence going off at $6.90-1.

The Stronach 5 began with Pimlico’s ninth race, a mile claiming event on the turf won by My Man Pots N Pans ($9.60) for trainer Kelly Rubley. Santa Anita’s third race was next, an allowance event at six furlongs on the turf for fillies and mares that featured a heavy favorite in Lalic. The 4-year-old filly didn’t disappoint at 6-5 for a $4.60 return.

Golden Gate’s third race, the third leg of the Stronach 5, featured eight 2-year-olds going five furlongs after two late scratches. The winner was the 6-1 shot Love Candy ($15.80), a son of Danzing Candy trained by Ed Moger Jr.

The Stronach 5 concluded with two races from Gulfstream Park. In the eighth race, a turf event for allowance optional claimers at a mile, it was Drapes ($9), a daughter of American Pharoah, going to the winner’s circle under jockey Edwin Gonzalez. In the ninth race, the final sequence of the Stronach 5, it was the 3-5 favorite Izhefrosted ($3.40) going gate-to-wire for an easy win.

Friday’s races and sequence

  • Leg One –Pimlico 9th Race: My Man Pots N Pans $9.60
  • Leg Two –Santa Anita 3rd Race: Lalic $4.60
  • Leg Three –Golden Gate 3rd Race: Love Candy $15.80
  • Leg Four –Gulfstream Park 8th Race: Drapes $9
  • Leg Five –Gulfstream 9th Race: Ishefrosted $3.40

 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, andGoldenGateFields.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.

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