Monster-sized Jackpot Pool May Be Held September 16th

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Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) announced Tuesday that a mandatory payout for the Thoroughbred Jackpot Hi 5 is slated for Saturday, September 16, as part of a tremendous Ricoh Woodbine Mile card.

Following Woodbine’s Sunday, September 10 card, wagering on the Jackpot Hi 5 will be suspended on Wednesday, September 13 and Friday, September 15.

Wager on WoodbineThe Jackpot Hi 5, which currently boasts a carryover of $1,332,741.43, requires horseplayers to select the first five finishers in exact order on the last race of the programm.

The Jackpot proviso means that the entire pool pays out only when there is one winning ticket sold that correctly selects the first five finishers in exact order.

If there is not just one winning ticket, half of the wagering pool is carried over and offered on the next racing card. The other half is paid out in consolation payouts to those Jackpot Hi 5 tickets which have the correct order of finish. If there are no winners of the wager, the entire pool, minus takeout, carries over.

A lucrative mandatory payout amount is expected to create a stir among handicappers hoping to share in the pool.

On July 8, 2016, Dan’s Revenge, at 12-1, topped an impressive $118,565.85 payout on the Jackpot Hi 5, in a six furlong Tapeta sprint for sophomore claimers.

For fans and horseplayers wanting further details on WEG’s Jackpot Hi 5, including details, strategy and carryover info visit www.WoodbineEntertainment.com/JackpotHi5.

International Field Set for Woodbine on Sunday

Here is a video preview of the 2016 Pattison Canadian International contenders, including several runners from overseas.  The race is the 79th renewal and it is Sunday, October 16th at Woodbine Racetrack.

There is also a mandatory payout of the Super Hi-5 Jackpot, the last race of the day at Woodbine.  The pool begins with over a $400,000 carryover.

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Mandatory Payout for the Jackpot Hi-5 – Sunday, Oct. 16 at Woodbine

Wager on WoodbineWoodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) announced that a mandatory payout for the Thoroughbred Jackpot Hi-5 is slated for Sunday, October 16, which is Patterson Canadian International day.

The final opportunity to wager on the Jackpot Hi-5 before the mandatory payout date will be Sunday, October 9.

The carryover will continue to build through that date, provided there is not a single winner. The wager will then be suspended for the Holiday Monday, October 10; Wednesday, October 12; Friday, October 14; and Saturday, October 15 cards of racing, allowing customers to prepare for the mandatory payout prize.

The Jackpot Hi 5, which currently boasts a carryover of $365,996.78 requires horseplayers to select the first five finishers in exact order on the last race of the programme. The Jackpot proviso means that the entire pool pays out only when there is one winning ticket sold that correctly selects the first five finishers in exact order.

On a card where there is not a mandatory Jackpot Hi-5 payout, and not just one winning ticket, half of the wagering pool is carried over and offered on the next racing card. The other half is paid out in consolation payouts to those Jackpot Hi 5 tickets which have the correct order of finish. If there are no winners of the wager, the entire pool, minus takeout, carries over.

The Jackpot Hi-5, which has not been won since August 6th, has become a popular part of the WEG wagering profile. The wager, which offers a 20-cent minimum and a takeout of 15%, debuted in 2013.

For fans and horseplayers wanting further information on WEG’s Jackpot Hi 5, including details, strategy and carryover info visit www.WoodbineEntertainment.com/JackpotHi5

 

AGOS Claimer of the Week: Woodbine 9yo

Wager on Woodbine An old gent wins in Toronto

Gentleman Jackson teased his competition and led almost every stride to win the opening race at Woodbine last Friday afternoon. Gentleman Jackson has been named the agameofskill.com Claimer of the Week. In the race for $10,000 claimers, the 9 year old stopped the timer at 1:23.51 for the 7 furlongs and was ridden by Alan Garcia. The son of Alert returned $4.90 to his backers as he collected the 14th victory of his career. The bay gelding is trained by Jim Ensom and owned by Lee, Mitchell and others. The grandson of Kentucky Derby winner Unbridled has finished in the money an impressive 32 times from 54 lifetime starts and has earned $362,000.

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