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06/04/09 - Ed's journal
sobrique
sobrique
06/04/09
I appear to have won the Grand National.
Well, ok, the 100/1 pick in the sweepstake I got won in a shock victory.

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jorune From: jorune Date: April 6th, 2009 02:19 pm (UTC) (Link)
You're not the only one. I saw a report claiming that the betting industry took home a profit of £200m from that 100 to 1 winner.
cbr_paul From: cbr_paul Date: April 6th, 2009 02:38 pm (UTC) (Link)
You didn't get 100/1 odds did you?
anna_taylor From: anna_taylor Date: April 6th, 2009 02:42 pm (UTC) (Link)
Well you did better than me. My works sweepstake let me have two horse and they both went out at the same fence.

Hope you got a decent amount :)
ehrine From: ehrine Date: April 6th, 2009 07:37 pm (UTC) (Link)
Bah. Mine was in the front three for most of the race and then fell back and collapsed on the final straight.... Only horse that didn't survive the race :/
nakedsamuraiguy From: nakedsamuraiguy Date: April 6th, 2009 02:45 pm (UTC) (Link)
Well done you, mines a pint!
crashbarrier From: crashbarrier Date: April 6th, 2009 03:48 pm (UTC) (Link)
awesome.

I said to Adam when he mentioned the fun and games that some people would be happy:)
xarrion From: xarrion Date: April 6th, 2009 11:16 pm (UTC) (Link)
Nice. My horse come in second. Knew I should have placed some outsiders as well.
From: dj_rws Date: April 8th, 2009 06:12 pm (UTC) (Link)
I went for "Darkness" and "Hear the echo". They finished but not all that well. I won back in 2005 with "Hedgehunter" so 1 out of 2 Grand National wins isn't bad I guess.
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