There were 38 winners in Friday's Stronach 5, each receiving $3,864.50.
The Stronach 5, a national Pick 5 with a $50,000 guaranteed pool and industry-low 12-percent takeout, started with Tiger Eyes ($11) winning the ninth race at Laurel Park and ended with the game Washington-bred Gray Gem ($10.20) winning the final leg at Golden Gate Fields.
There was $165,844 bet into the Stronach 5.
Friday's Stronach 5 Sequence
● Leg One – Laurel Park 9th Race: Tiger Eyes $11
● Leg Two – Gulfstream Park 9th Race: Unbridled Outlaw $8.20
● Leg Three – Santa Anita 4th Race: Sutro $6.20
● Leg Four – Gulfstream Park 10th Race: Teryn It Up $7
● Leg Five – Golden Gate Fields 5th Race: Gray Gem $10.20
The weekly Stronach 5 continues to gain interest with its strong return on investment. Five bettors each received $29,027.90 Jan. 4 for hitting the Stronach 5. Four bettors each cashed for $29,068.30 on Dec. 28 and 37 players each won $2,916.90 on Dec. 21.
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.
For the Stronach 5, 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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