Three Big Winners in Stronach 5

Three Big Winners in Stronach 5

Returns $40,140

LAUREL, MD – There were three winning tickets in Friday’s Stronach 5 with each ticket worth $40,140.70.

The Stronach 5 featured two graded-stakes races from Pimlico Race Course and races from Santa Anita Park, Gulfstream Park and Golden Gate Fields along with an industry-low 12-percent takeout.

The Stronach 5 kicked off with the Pimlico Special (G3), a 1 3/16-mile event with five graded-stakes winners in the field of 11. It was Last Judgment who began the Stronach 5 by winning and returning $11.80.

Golden Gate’s third race, the second leg of the Stronach 5, produced a longshot in Qui Sere Sir Ralph who returned $46.20. The third leg of the sequence, Santa Anita’s fourth race, was won by even-money favorite Omg It’s Jessica ($4).

Gulfstream’s 10th race of the afternoon produced a $13.80 winner in the fourth leg of the sequence in Apache Brave. The Stronach 5 concluded with the $250,000 Black-Eyed Susan (G2) and a victory by Army Wife ($11).

Friday’s races and sequence

  • Leg One – Pimlico Race 12: Last Judgment $11.80
  • Leg Two – Golden Gate Race 3: Que Sere Sir Ralph $46.20
  • Leg Three –Santa Anita Race 4: Omg It’s Jessica $4
  • Leg Four –Gulfstream Race 10: Apache Brave $13.80
  • Leg Five –Pimlico Race 13: $11

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.