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Texas woman won $1.2 million on a Derby bet


A woman in Texas successfully hit the Pick 5, in which she picked five straight winning horses, ending with the Kentucky Derby race on Saturday. The improbable wager won her $1.2 million on an $18 bet at Retama Park just outside San Antonio.

I have a question. Why does she look so calm? If I ever win $1.2 million on an $18 bet, you won’t be able to get me to stand still long enough for a photo. Good luck chasing me around the parking lot and trying to get me to put my shirt back on. But this woman, who asked to remain anonymous, looks like she’s getting her driver’s license renewed. I need to know more about her.

Article written by Drew Franklin

I can recite every line from Forrest Gump, blindfolded. Follow me on Twitter: @DrewFranklinKSR

4 responses to “Texas woman won $1.2 million on a Derby bet”

  1. 2012

    Her pick 5 bet was for the winners of 5 races, ending with the derby.

    1. CATandMONKEY

      Which is exactly what Drew states- unless the post has been edited.

      As far as remaining anonymous that ship sailed when she posed for the photo.

  2. rosquirto

    Good luck…getting me to put my shirt on lol