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Wagering for Woodbine's Jackpot Hi 5 reaches $2,002,026
Sunday, May 18, 2014 - by Greg Gangle for WEG

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Toronto, ON --- On Saturday evening’s 12-race program, Woodbine Entertainment Group offered a mandatory payout on its newest wager, the Jackpot Hi 5. 

Over the past few months, the wager grew in popularity and resulted in an enormous pool size of which $656,386 was carried over into Saturday evening’s program. 

Always scheduled as the last dash of the evening, the Jackpot Hi 5 received an additional $1,345,640 wagered into the pool, giving the pool a total of $2,002,026.  

The result was a payout of $43,795.75 on a $1 wager ($8,759.15 on a $.20 cent wager) after Drain Daddy found the wire first in 1:51 at odds of 4-1. 

The top five finishers are as follows:

1. Drain Daddy
2. Rock Me Amastreos
3. Junior K
4. Speed Again
5. Real Rocker 

The Jackpot Hi-5 requires horseplayers to select the first five finishers in exact order on the last race of the program.

The wager, which offers a 20-cent minimum, also has a takeout of 15 per cent, a continent-equaling low.



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