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Woodbine Jackpot Hi-5 hit for US$70,141.11

09:03 PM 13 Feb 2018 NZDT
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Woodbine Standardbred Jackpot Hi-5, harness racing
Woodbine Standardbred Jackpot Hi-5

TORONTO, February 12, 2018 - Just a single ticket was able to correctly hit the harness racing Jackpot Hi-5 in Monday's final race at Woodbine Racetrack for a score of $70,141.11 (USD).

Seven-year-old gelding Jefferson Tare and driver James MacDonald came through in Monday's final race, an $8,000 to $10,000 claiming event for pacers, at odds of 5/2.

The winner was followed across the wire by a quartet of longshots, including a 99-1 shot in third, to round out the top-five finishers. Race-favourite Mybrothergeorge (even-money) finished ninth.

Only one Hi-5 ticket wagered Monday had the combination of 6-2-8-3-10 to takedown the entire Jackpot of $70,141.11 (USD).

The winning ticket cost $4,300.80 (USD) and was wagered by a customer in the Arlington Hub. The ticket was constructed as follows:


Here are the top-five finishers from Monday's Jackpot Hi-5 race.

1st: #6 Jefferson Tare (James MacDonald) 5/2

2nd: #2 HP Black Shadow (Sylvain Filion) 17/1

3rd: #8 Casimir Nunzio (Richard Simard) 99/1

4th: #3 Clever Thing (Bob McClure) 13/1

5th: #10 Mcsinner Man (Jonathan Drury) 89/1

The carryover entering Monday evening's card was $68,165.65 and horseplayers wagered $23,778 into the Jackpot Hi-5 pool.

The Jackpot Hi-5 wager requires horseplayers to select the top-five finishers in order. The wager features a $0.20 minimum and a low takeout of 15 per cent.

The Hi-5 will now start from scratch on Thursday evening's card of racing. Post time is 7:10 p.m.

Woodbine qualifiers moved to Friday

Woodbine Racetrack would like to inform all horsepeople of a date change for this week’s qualifying session.

Due to mild temperatures in the forecast for Thursday, this week’s qualifiers at Woodbine have been moved to Friday (February 16) at 4 p.m.

The entry box for Friday’s qualifiers will still close on Wednesday morning (February 14) at 10:30 a.m.

Mark McKelvie


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