Stronach 5: 23 Winning Tickets Each Worth $5,874.50 This Friday

There were 23 winning tickets in the Stronach 5 Friday afternoon, with each being worth $5,874.50.

The Stronach 5 featured races from Gulfstream Park and Laurel Park as well as an industry-low 12-percent takeout.

The longest shot in the sequence returned $11.80.

Friday’s sequence began with Laurel’s eighth race and the 3-1 shot McElmore Avenue ($8) winning for co-owner and trainer Mary Eppler and jockey Alexander Crispin. The second leg of the Stronach 5 was Gulfstream’s eighth race, a claiming event at six furlongs won by My Little Rose ($9.80). The last race in the sequence from Laurel – the ninth and closing race of the afternoon – was won by favored Halfinthewrapper ($3.40), who ran away down the stretch from her competition first time off a claim by John Robb.

The Stronach 5 concluded with two races from Gulfstream. In the fourth leg, Gulfstream’s ninth race, Tarantino ($11.80) beat 2-1 favorite Whatmakessammyrun, while the final leg was won by Quarky ($9.80), upsetting 6-5 favorite Pay any Price.

Friday’s races and sequence

  • Leg One – Laurel Park 8th Race: McElmore Avenue $8
  • Leg Two –Gulfstream Park 8th Race: My Little Rose $9.80
  • Leg Three –Laurel Park 9th Race: Halfinthewrapper $3.40
  • Leg Four –Gulfstream Park 9th Race: Tarantino $11.80
  • Leg Five –Gulfstream West 10th Race: Quarky $9.80

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,,, and

The Stronach 5 In the Money podcast, hosted by Jonathan Kinchen and Peter Thomas Fornatale, will be posted by 2 p.m. Thursday at 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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