Best Odds Guaranteed helps punter scoop six-figure racing jackpot
Cian Carroll | 22 January 2018
Five-leg acca bags huge sum
A Buckinghamshire man is celebrating today after he scooped more than £135,000 for just a £1 stake on Tuesday.
The 41-year-old, who wishes to remain anonymous, placed a 50p each-way six horse accumulator online at coral.co.uk on races at Hereford and Kempton.
And although one of the selections was a subsequent non-runner, the remaining five all won.
It included winners at 20/1 and 12/1, to land the punter a return of £135,349.20.
Speaking to Coral, the customer said: “I like to place a small accumulator on the racing on a regular basis as it gives me an interest throughout the afternoon for just a small stake.
On this occasion, I didn’t actually check back until the races were run through, and when I saw the amount in my account I did a double-take! I even logged out and back in again, just to check it was real.”
“I picked the horses based on a mixture of the odds on offer, and some names I was familiar with. But I have to say there was nothing too scientific about it. I just hope my win gives hope to all those punters out there who bet for fun like I do.
My previous biggest win before now was around £500-£600, so this is on a different level, and will help me buy my own house, so it’s properly life-changing.”
“I actually had one non-runner, but while it could have won and increased my winnings massively, it could also have lost and I’d have won nothing. I’m not dwelling on that at all, my glass is definitely full right now!”
Coral’s David Stevens said: “We are delighted to be paying out this life-changing sum to a regular Coral customer. Someone who bets for fun and proves you don’t have to stake big money to win big money.
At the prices taken, the bet would have paid £63,913, however with the best odds guaranteed on two of the selections, it’s actually paid an extra £71,436.”
Hereford 12.20 Royale Zanzibar SP 12-1 (took 8-1)
Hereford 2.00 Clondaw Rigger SP 7-1 (took 8-1)
Hereford 3.05 Cougar Kid SP 12-1 (took 20-1)
Kempton 4.35 Mercers SP 10-1 (took 13-2)
Kempton 7.10 General Brook SP 15-2 (took 9-1)
Kempton 5.10 Daring Guest n/r
All Odds and Markets are correct as of the date of publishing