Friday’s Stronach 5 Returns $7,144 To 14 Winning Ticket-Holders

Friday’s Stronach 5, which included a $43.80 winner from Laurel Park, returned $7,144.80.

There were 14 winning tickets.

The popular wager featured races from Santa Anita Park, Golden Gate Fields, Laurel Park and Gulfstream Park West along with an industry-low 12-percent takeout and $100,000 guaranteed pool.

The opening leg of the Stronach 5 was Gulfstream West’s eighth race, won by favored Guaco ($3.40). But the second leg, Laurel’s seventh race, resulted in a $43.80 winner in Marden, saddled by leading trainer Claudio Gonzalez. Laurel’s eighth race, the third leg, resulted in another longshot winner in Why Not You ($16.20).

The Stronach 5 then headed west with Reddam Racing, LLC’s Me Likey ($7.80), a 2-year-old by Square Eddie, winning Santa Anita’s third race in his racing debut. Golden Gate’s third race anchored the Stronach 5 with even-money favorite Homegrown ($4.20) the victor.

Friday’s races and sequence

Leg One – Gulfstream West 8th Race: Guaco $3.40
Leg Two –Laurel Park 7th Race: Marden $43.80
Leg Three –Laurel Park 8th Race Why Not You $16.20
Leg Four –Santa Anita 3th Race: Me Likey $7.80
Leg Five –Golden Gate Fields 3rd Race: Homegrown $4.20

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.

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