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$236K carryover into Saturday's mandatory Hi-5 at Mohawk

June 03, 2020

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Woodbine Entertainment today announced a mandatory payout for the Standardbred Jackpot Hi-5 will be held this Saturday at Woodbine Mohawk Park.

Live racing, without spectators, is set to resume Friday night at Mohawk Park following the suspension of live racing on March 19.

The Jackpot Hi-5 carryover has been sitting at $236,338.67 since live racing was last held. Jackpot Hi-5 wagering will be suspended for Friday’s opening card of racing in preparation for Saturday’s mandatory payout.

The Jackpot Hi-5 mandatory payout will be Race 10 on Saturday’s program and as is tradition, the race will feature an overflow field of 11 overnight pacers competing for a boosted purse of $30,000.

The most recent Jackpot Hi-5 mandatory payouts at Mohawk Park were offered on Feb. 15, 2020 and Dec. 21, 2019. Each payout saw the "new money" wagered more than double the carryover amount.

This Saturday’s carryover of $236,338.67 is the highest carryover entering a mandatory payout at Mohawk Park in over a year. The record for highest handle on a Standardbred Jackpot Hi-5 mandatory payout is $2.8 million, which was wagered on the March 30, 2019 payout. The carryover for that payout was $525,140.

Post time for Saturday’s Jackpot Hi-5 mandatory payout race is 10:45 p.m. (Race 10).

Horseplayers can start studying for the Jackpot Hi-5 by downloading an early-program (without final changes) for Saturday’s card.

Live racing, without spectators, will be held every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Woodbine Mohawk Park beginning on June 5. Post time is 7 p.m. (WEG)

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