Greatest jackpot payout for horse racing
Harry Findlay
1850000 UK pound(s) sterling
United Kingdom ()
The largest payout on a horse racing bet was £1.85 million (US$3 million) scooped by Scottish race horse owner Harry Findlay, over the British May Bank Holiday weekend 2007. Findlay, who lives near Bath in North Somerset, UK, had placed bets to tune of £140,000 with online pool betting firm RaceO. He ended up with 16 winners, comprising two eight-horse accumulators, to take home nearly £2 million.