TORONTO, March 29 – A horseplayer scored the return of a lifetime with a $0.20 wager on the Jackpot Hi-5 Monday night at Woodbine Racetrack.
A California horseplayer made a $0.20 straight wager on the Jackpot Hi-5 and connected with the only winning ticket for a $134,624.99 (USD) return.
The Jackpot Hi-5 race was won by the 2/1 favourite Sir Machalot, but longshots were close behind. Comeonandgetsome, 13/1, finished second, while Machapelo, 88/1, finished third. Single White Sock, 6/1, and Sunny Beach Day, 5/2, rounded out the top five.
The California horseplayer, who made $720 worth of $0.20 straight wagers, had the only winning ticket with the combination 7/5/8/2/3 to strike the Jackpot.
Here are the official results of the Jackpot Hi-5 race with horse numbers and drivers.
1st: #7 Sir Machalot (2/1) – Mike Saftic
2nd: #5 Comeonandgetsome (13/1) – Phil Hudon
3rd: #8 Machapelo (88/1) – James MacDonald
4th: #2 Single White Sock (6/1) – Doug McNair
5th: #3 Sunny Beach Day (5/2) – Trevor Henry
The Jackpot Hi-5 pool had been growing since mid-February after a horseplayer won the Jackpot of $189,970 with a $252 wager.
The Jackpot Hi-5 carryover entering Monday was $158,536.93 (CAD). The $134,624.99 (USD) winning ticket was just $0.20 of the $22,550 of new money wagered into the Jackpot Hi-5 pool Monday.
The Jackpot Hi-5 will now start from scratch on Thursday’s card of racing. Post time is 7:30 p.m.