Norwegian victory ensures Scoop6 success for 2 punter

Scoop6: was won by a £2 punter

PICTURE: RP GRAPHICS Norwegian win ensures Scoop6 glory for punter By Tony McFadden 6:55PM 1 OCT 2016

THERE was a sensational climax to the Scoop6 on Saturday as the £279,409 pot, which had not been landed for four weeks, was won by a £2 punter.

Follow Us on Twitter

Having successfully negotiated the first five legs, which included the 18-runner Challenge Cup at Ascot and the 20-runner Two-Year-Old Trophy at Redcar, the winning punter's hopes rested on Norwegian raider Easy Road, who grimly clung on in a dramatic finish, in which the judge needed to call for a photo.

While there were celebrations for one gambler, there was despair for another £2 punter who was relying on the unnamed favourite, Sole Power, who could finish only fifth.

Totepool spokesman Matt Hulmes said: "Congratulations to the successful punter. This is what the Scoop6 is all about: winning large amounts of money for a small stake."

The winning punter will add another £80,677 to their haul if they successfully choose the winner of next Saturday's bonus race.

    Read More at Racing Post

    Leave us a comment!

    Share this story:


    Newsletter

    Subscribe to our Newsletter today to receive Free Horse Racing Tips.

    Simply fill out the form below and wait for the Free Tips to land in your inbox.



    You May Also Like