Over the weekend, Ontario’s leading Standardbred race track, Woodbine Mohawk Park, announced that it will be holding another mandatory payout for its Jackpot Hi-5. For this instance, the payout for the game is scheduled for Saturday, May 6, 2023. Last Saturday was the last chance for horseplayers to place their wagers for the top-five finishers on Jackpot Hi-5.
For those who are not familiar with the game, Jackpot Hi-5 mandates that horseplayers have to select the top-five finishers in order in order to win. However, the entire jackpot can be won the only winning ticket for the card’s wager. If there are multiple winners for the night, then half the jackpot is paid, with the other half going to the carryover.
Preparing for Another Mandatory Payout
In its Saturday press release, Woodbine Entertainment informed horseplayers, that it has scheduled a mandatory payout for the Jackpot Hi-5 game on Saturday, May 6, 2023. This marked the last chance for players to submit their tickets with guesses about the top-five finishers in the correct order for the May 6’s evening card. As of Saturday, the carryover stood at CA$255,554.45.
Those horseplayers who are interested in participating should be familiar with some of the game’s rules. In order for them to place a wager, they would need to make a bet of a minimum CA$0.20, while having a chance for immense payouts. If there are no winners, the full pool will be added to the carryover for the next available pool. The carryover grows until a single ticket wins.
Celebrating 60 Years of Premium Racing
Last week was one of huge importance to Woodbine Entertainment and Woodbine Mohawk Park, as it marked the 60th anniversary of the opening of the Standardbred oval. In order to celebrate the special occasion, the operator prepared some special festivities. For instance, the first 300 fans through the doors on Friday and Saturday received treats in the form of cupcakes.
However, that was not all. There was also strolling entertainment and a specialty drink. Also, last Saturday’s evening card include a celebratory program, and its seventh race will be titled the “Mohawk 60th Anniversary Pace”. And to celebrate in style, the track also organized Track Lights Colour Show after Race 7 on Friday and Saturday.
Extending HBPA Partnership
Earlier this year, Woodbine Entertainment reported that it has struck a brand-new partnership with the Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association of Ontario. The new agreement will be in motion for the next two years, and it will enable the operator to commit over CA$62 million in purse for its exciting 2023 and 2024 Thoroughbred seasons.
Back then, the President and CEO of the operator, Jim Lawson, who will soon step down from the position, said that the group was pleased to find another agreement with HBPA. He added that via the partnership, the two parties and the exciting and transformative initiatives at Woodbine Racetrack, will be ready for one of the most thrilling racing seasons in the group’s history and he was now eager to see its start.
Source: “Woodbine Mohawk Park announces Jackpot Hi-5 mandatory payout” Woodbine Mohawk Park, April 29, 2023