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Make $200,000 in Three seconds

Ever lose a photo and it cost you a few bucks? How about having a horse break stride nearing the wire?

Tough beat for a few players in the UK last week when a horse who was well clear decided to do a little jig and unseat its rider. It cost two syndicates about $400,000 in a sweep bet. But for others it was a pretty neat score. One punter at betfair bought a longshot at 999-1 in-running, bet GBP111 (a couple hundred bucks) 20 yards from the wire and walked away with over $200,000. Not a bad day at the track.

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