The Magna 5, sponsored by XpressBet, MEC's account wagering subsidiary, is available wherever races on MEC tracks are available. Cost for the wager is $2.This week's races the Nellie Morse from Laurel Park, an allowance/optional claiming event from Gulfstream Park, the Brown Bess Handicap from Golden Gate Fields, an allowance race from Gulfstream and an allowance race from Santa Anita.
There was $460,400 wagered in the first week of Magna Entertainment's "Magna 5" wager. There were 28 tickets with all five winners, each worth $13,928.40.The wager challenges bettors to pick the winners of five consecutive races at Magna-owned tracks. The races were run in little more than an hour. The wager, with a guaranteed pot of $500,000, is to open every Saturday through May 29. If there is no winner, the pot will continue to grow until it is hit.