Longford punter cracks €6,000 Easter nest egg with Lucky 15 wager
A Longford punter is popping the champagne after four horse racing results went their way and allowed them to walk off with a tidy sum of €5,813.75.
The anonymous punter visited their local BoyleSports shop and picked four horses across the UK tracks on Friday including Newcastle, Lingfield and Bath.
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The Lucky 15 was placed five times costing a total amount of €75. The ambitious bet got off to a cracking start as Global Warning won the 14.45 at Newcastle at 3/1 as he won comfortably for trainer Ed Dunlop.
Next up was the 15.30 at Bath with Petrus winning by a very short margin of a short head at 5/1 beating the 7/2 favourite Salute The Soldier. Ten minutes later Pizzicato obliged at 11/4 in another thrilling finish by just winning on the line by a short head to give our punter three wins on the trot.
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It was down to the final leg of the bet now with the client waiting on Oh This Is Us in the 4.45 at Lingfield who stayed on well at the finish at 5/1 to scoop up a massive amount of €5,813.75.
It was after the last race at Lingfield that the Co Longford native was able to call back to his local BoyleSports shop to collect a tidy sum of €5,813.75 from a stake of €75.
Sarah Kinsella Spokesperson for BoyleSports said: “There have been plenty of large pay outs around the country this week for BoyleSports but the luck was shining on Longford on Friday evening and we must congratulate the customer there who landed this fantastic bet. We are delighted their Lucky 15 landed and we wish our client the best of luck with their winnings."