October 1, 2015 - Two-year-old trotter Moonlight Cocktail crossed the wire first in Thursday night’s opening race at Woodbine Racetrack to kick off the Fall-Winter meet.
Trained by John Bax, Moonlight Cocktail and driver Steve Byron stopped the timer in 2:00 to capture the $14,000 two-year-old trotting event.
The first race Thursday was not only the opening race of the meet, but also the first leg of the brand new Pick-5 wager.
A new addition to the Woodbine Standardbred wagering menu, the Pick-5 starts each evening in the first race and requires horseplayers to select the winner of the evening’s first five races. The wager features a $0.20 minimum and a 15 per cent takeout.
The inaugural Pick-5 Thursday generated a pool of $16,950 and a five out of five ticket returned $125.83 for a $0.20 wager.
Live harness racing will take place every Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday during the Woodbine Fall-Winter meet. Post time is 7:25 p.m.
To view results for Thursday’s card of harness racing, click the following link: Thursday Results – Woodbine Racetrack.