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A lucky punt (not shown) has won nearly $ 800,000 with an incredible bet at the Melbourne Cup. Pictured are gamblers who enjoy the race

Punter claims he was dumped by his date just minutes before he realized he had won $ 800,000 with bets on the Melbourne Cup

  • A carpenter was dumped by his date moments before winning $ 800,000
  • The Melbourne man placed a $ 10 bet on the Melbourne Cup on Tuesday
  • He won after picking the four best horses in the right order
  • His date said she would take the train home for the big win
  • Do you know more E-mail: kelsey.wilkie@mailonline.com
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A builder claims that he was dumped by his date moments before he realized that he had won $ 800,000 with bets on the Melbourne Cup.

Kenny was on a date watching the big race at Melbourne & # 39; s Crown Casino on Tuesday when he bet his $ 10.

Without realizing it, the lucky gambler had chosen the four best horses in the correct order.

However, when the results came in, he was too busy to be dumped to realize that he had just pocketed $ 793,000.

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A lucky punt (not shown) has won nearly $ 800,000 with an incredible bet at the Melbourne Cup. Pictured are gamblers who enjoy the race

A carpenter (not shown) won nearly $ 800,000 with an incredible bet at the Melbourne Cup. Pictured: Punters enjoy the race

& # 39; She almost told me, & # 39; & # 39; Listen, I don't really feel it. You know, this ain't going nowhere. I want to get the five-hour train & # 39; & # 39; and I said: & # 39; Ah, no worries, thanks for the honesty & # 39; & # 39 ;, he told SEN Breakfast.

& # 39; At least I thought the day was over, I will open the Sportsbet account, because there are still a few races to go in the Majors.

& # 39; I opened the account and suddenly started screaming. I see all these numbers pairing and I am speechless, I gasp for breath. I have something like, & # 39; & # 39; Oh my god, oh my god & # 39; & # 39; and everyone in the restaurant looks at me like: & # 39; & # 39; What's wrong with this clown? & # 39; & # 39; & # 39;

Vow and Declare (pictured as winner of the Melbourne Cup on the far right) was considered one of Australia's best hopes of defeating a field full of international contenders

Vow and Declare (pictured as winner of the Melbourne Cup on the far right) was considered one of Australia's best hopes of defeating a field full of international contenders

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Vow and Declare (pictured as winner of the Melbourne Cup on the far right) was considered one of Australia's best hopes of defeating a field full of international contenders

His date, on the way to make the five-hour train, stared at him with astonishment, not knowing that she had just rejected the happiest punt of the Melbourne Cup.

How did the punt win nearly $ 800,000?

The punter won by correctly guessing the best four horses in the race.

The chances for Vow and Declare, Prince of Aran, II Paradiso and Master of Reality to be the top four were $ 79,300.

The gambler set up $ 10, which means that he won $ 793,000.

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If someone bet $ 1 correctly on the order of the first three horses, he would have won $ 2,900.

Assuming the top two would have paid out $ 175.

When Kenny asked the woman to check the figures for him, she suddenly decided to stay a little longer.

Kenny bought drinks for his date the rest of the night before the couple went their own way.

He said he plans to spend his winnings on a home on the Gold Coast.

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Vow And Declare was the first to cross the line, with Master Of Reality as second, Prince Of Arran as third and Il Paradiso as fourth.

But Master Of Reality, ridden by 49-year-old Frankie Dettori, was relegated to the fourth after stewards ruled that the horse struck Il Paradiso in the home situation.

Prince Of Arran was eventually placed second and Il Paradiso moved up to third place to give the dream of the punter of Vow And Declare, Prince Of Arran, Il Paradiso and Master Of Reality.

There were some other big wins of the day, including a player who scored $ 90,000 with a bet of $ 20.

The man bet correctly on Richmond to win the AFL grand finale, the Sydney Roosters to win the NRL grand finale and Win Vow and the Cup, with chances of $ 4,522.50 in February.

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The biggest win by betting on Vow And Declare to win at $ 14.50 came from a bet of $ 20,000 that raised $ 290,000.

Put another punt $ 17,000 to take home $ 246,500.

Vow and Declare jumped out of barrier 21 and had previously raised $ 1,072,690 in prize money from 12 starts with three wins, three seconds and two thirds.

The Melbourne Cup: the end result

1. Vow and explanation

2. Prince of Arran

3. II Paradiso

4. Master of reality

5. Surprise baby

6. Mer de Glace

7. Finche

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8. Cross counter

9. Steel Prince

10. Magic wand

11. Twiglight payment

12. Sound

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13. Constantinople

14. Mirage dancer

15. Hunting horn

16. Raymond Tusk

17. The chosen one

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18. Latrobe

19. South of France

20. Youngstar

21. Neufbosc

22. Downdraft

23. Mustajeer

24: Rostropovich

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