Texas woman wins $1.2 million on $18 Kentucky Derby bet

Posted at 7:58 AM, May 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-08 07:58:43-04

(CNN) - An $18 bet paid off big for a Texas woman Saturday!

The woman, whose identity has not yet been released, played a Pick Five bet on the Kentucky Derby.

She chose the winning horses for five different races -- winning the big prize at Retama Park racetrack in Selma, Texas.

Her $18 wager secured her $1.2 million, which s almost as much as the Derby winner's ownership team took home.

Justify's owners won $1.24 million.

Courtesy CNN Newsource

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