A lucky Armagh punter scooped a whopping €18,000 payout thanks to a €2 horse accumulator on Friday evening.
The celebrations were in full flow in the Orchard County when the lucky customer won a handsome amount from a small bet with six winning selections.
The customer placed a tiny wager via their BoyleSports online account, selected six horses at Dundalk and Newcastle for the evening races, and placed them into a €1 each-way accumulator.
Three of the lucky winners all came at Newcastle with a quickfire treble including Buniann (9/2) in the 6.15, Mountain Brave (8/1) in the 6.45 and Aiden’s Reward (3/1) in the 7.15 race.
The other winners for the wager came at Dundalk with Jerandme winning the 6.00 race at 10/3, Crossfirehurricane landed the spoils in the 7.00 at 5/2 and Major Power obliged in the 7.30 at 5/1.
When the celebrations died down, the punter was able log back into their account and see their balance boosted by a jaw-dropping total of €18,073.78 from a stake of €2.
Sarah Kinsella, spokesperson for BoyleSports said: “Hats off to our Armagh customer who managed to land six nicely priced winners in their small wager to collect a handsome amount of €18,073.78.
“We wish our client the best of luck with their winnings and we hope they enjoy splashing out this weekend.”