A couple of days after the Melbourne Cup and a few stories are starting to emerge from those who struck it lucky. Great yarn about the bloke from Humpty Doo who turned his $46.80 Quaddie bet into $39,000. His initial outlay gave him a 13% Victorian TAB dividend of $307,081.20.
My mate Davo from Wollongong phoned me looking for my tip on Cup day. I told him number 13 from barrier 13, Grand Marshall with jockey Jim Cassidy. Davo was hosting a lunch at a function centre where he placed a $50 win bet with a visiting bookie. Mistakes are made and the bookie accidently misheard Dave’s bet and wrote No.19 on the betting ticket. The Bookie’s mistake was costly with Dave collecting THOUSANDS.
All it takes is a lot of luck…..or a bookie that needs a hearing aid.