BALTIMORE, Md. – There were 25 winning tickets in Friday’s Stronach 5 with each returning $4,218.50.
The Stronach 5 featured races from Santa Anita Park, Gulfstream Park and Golden Gate Fields.
The sequence started with Santa Anita’s third race and Hail Columbia, from the barn of John Sadler, winning at 9-2. The second leg of the sequence shifted to Gulfstream Park for its ninth race and Luis Saez riding Domineer to victory at 6-1. Golden Gate’s third race played host to the third leg of the Stronach 5 and it was favored Here Comes Ralphie with the popular victory.
It was back to Santa Anita for the fourth and Race 4 with Kent Desormeaux riding the 4-5 favorite Street Ruckus. The Stronach 5 concluded with Gulfstream’s 10th race and David Fawkes saddling Over the Channel to victory at odds of 7-1.
Friday’s races and sequence
Leg One –Santa Anita Race 3: Hail Columbia $11.60
Leg Two –Gulfstream Race 9: Domineer $15.20
Leg Three –Golden Gate Race 3: Here Comes Ralphie $6.40
Leg Four – Santa Anita Race 4: Street Ruckus $3.80
Leg Five –Gulfstream Race 10: Over the Channel $16.60
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.
Maryland Jockey Club Press Release