500-1 Derby outsider bids to hit the bookies for millions
Britain’s bookmaker are facing their most expensive ever payout on the Derby, if a 500-1 rank outsider called Diore Lia pulls off the biggest shock in the race’s history on Saturday. The filly, beaten in her two starts to date, appears to have little or no chance of winning the famous Epsom highlight, but that hasn’t stopped punters backing her, and if the miracle result did happen, bookies could be faced with a £20 million hammering.
“The owner of Diore Lia, Richard Aylward, has set his heart on running his filly in the world’s most famous flat race, even though the odds say she has no chance of being involved in the finish, but then we thought the same thing about 5000-1 shots Leicester before they won the Premier League, so we’re not celebrating just yet,” said Coral’s David Stevens.
Diore Lia is 1-3 with Coral to finish last, and 9-4 not to, and 50-1 to finish in the first ten.
**Investec Derby – Coral bet
4 Cracksman, Cliffs Of Moher, 6 Eminent, 10 Permian, 12 Best Solution, Capri, 14 Dubai Thunder, Venice Beach, 16 Benbatl, 20 Khalidi, 25 Douglas Macarthur, 33 Crowned Eagle, Glencadam Glory, Rekindling, Wings Of Eagles, 50 The Anvil, 66 Salouen, 100 Pealer, 500 Diore Lia
**Diore Lia to finish last
1-3 Yes, 9-4 No
**Diore Lia to finish in the first ten
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