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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.
Friday’s sequence will begin at 3:49 ET with Laurel’s 8th race with a field of nine going seven furlongs. The sequence will also include an allowance optional claiming race at five furlongs on the turf from Gulfstream and a claiming event for fillies and mares from Santa Anita Park.
Friday’s races and sequence
- Leg One – Laurel Park 8th Race: (9 entries, 7 furlongs) 3:49 ET, 12:49 PT
- Leg Two –Gulfstream Park 8th Race: (9 entries, 5 furlongs turf) 4:06 ET, 1:06 PT
- Leg Three – Santa Anita Park 2nd Race: (8 entries, 6 furlongs) 4:31 ET, 1:31 PT
- Leg Four –Golden Gate Fields 3rd Race: (8 entries, 6 furlongs) 4:48 ET, 1:48 PT
- Leg Five –Gulfstream Park 10th race: (11 entries, 1 1/16 miles turf) 5:10 ET, 2:10 PT
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.