Stronach 5: Friday Wager Sees Three Winning Tickets Each Worth $47,117

There were only three winning tickets in Friday’s Stronach 5, and each was worth $47,117.10.

The popular wager, with an industry-low 12-percent takeout and $100,000 guaranteed pool, featured races from Laurel Park, Gulfstream Park and Golden Gate Fields, and two of the five races in the Stronach 5 produced $50 winners.

Friday’s Stronach 5 started with a bang when Palm Reader, a 24-1 shot, wore down pacesetter Sailingintothewind inside the final 50 yards to win Laurel’s seventh race on the turf and return $50.20.

After Alastor ($6.60) won Gulfstream’s ninth race, Bunting ($7.40) won Laurel’s eighth race and Mayan Queen ($6.40) was triumphant in Laurel’s ninth, the sequence ended at Golden Gate Fields and 25-1 longshot Hula King ($53.40) winning the second race

Friday’s races and sequence

· Leg One – Laurel Park 7th Race: Palm Reader $50.20

· Leg Two –Gulfstream Park 9th Race: Alastor $6.60

· Leg Three –Laurel Park 8th Race: Bunting $7.40

· Leg Four –Laurel Park 9th Race: Mayan Queen $6.40

· Leg Five –Golden Gate Fields 2nd race: Hula King $53.40

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, 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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