Right, we’ve got to hold our hands up and admit it. Yes, yet again, we’ve had our pants pulled down by a crafty horse racing punter!
In the space of around 70 minutes last Saturday a punter from the Forest Gate area of London turned a £5 stake into more than £3,500 after one hell of a call on the day’s racing action.
Our victor somehow correctly predicted the result of five races at five different UK and Irish tracks to land the loot and also gave our trading team a massive kick up the backside in the process.
His favourite-heavy accumulator featured five winners from Leopardstown, Newcastle, Ascot, Salisbury and Newcastle – and it really has to be seen to be believed.
Let’s show you how it came in.
Our winner’s betslip began at Leopardstown as WILDERNESS won the 15:45 at the Dublin track. The Johnny Murtagh-trained mare justified the pre-race favourite’s tag by holding on gamely to see off Sweet Affection to get the punt off to the perfect start.
Next up, our bet took us across to the UK to the 16:10 at Newmarket, where MOTAKHAYYEL scored in the final race on the card under jockey Jim Crowley who steered him to success after hitting the front two furlongs out.
Ascot’s 16:25 contest was our victor’s next port of call and ALPHABETICAL made it look as easy as ‘ABC’ for Sir Mark Prescott’s colt, who saw off a brave challenge from outsider Table Mountain to make it three-from-three.
A fast turnaround was required for our plucky punter as Salisbury’s 16:35 quickly followed and favourite REWAYYAT swiftly did the business for trainer Charlie Hills, easily beating Gilt Edge into second place and leaving just one win left to chalk off for our winner.
Newcastle’s opener at 16:50 was our final stop and thankfully Hollie Doyle guided CANAGNET to a 3/4 of a length triumph over War Defender to send our victor into dreamland and our bean counters into despair.
We’ll give an approving nod to this one as it came in at odds of more than 700/1! Enjoy the winnings pay and a place at our Punting Hall of Fame is yours for life.
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