Melbourne Cup 2016: Lucky Punter Turns $10 into Colossal Amount

Every year Melbourne Cup comes around and we hear of the outrageous wins. Well, this year is no exception thanks to Almandin just edging out Heartbreak City in a thrilling finish. Hartnell, the race favourite finished 3rd and Geelong Cup winner Qewy came in fourth. One very lucky punter picked the correct order of the first four horses, winning $241,744 off just $10. Sportsbet are the unlucky bookies who will have to pay out the winner who picked it. Almandin was heavily backed in the last hours leading into the race, originally being at odds of $301.

Great day at the office!

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