SAN ANTONIO (CBDFW.COM/CBSNEWS.COM) – An $18 bet paid off in a big way for an Austin woman Saturday at Retama Park Race Track in Selma, Texas.
Margaret Reid walked away with a cool $1.2 million when Justify won the Kentucky Derby, reports CBS San Antonio affiliate KENS-TV.READ MORE: Day 2 Of The State Fair Of Texas Brings Visitors Fun, Football & Fried Food
Reid, who has been going to Retama for years with her friends, told the station, “It was an amazing feeling, yes, that you won a really big, like a really big ticket. A mini-lotto if you will.”READ MORE: No Injuries Reported After Propane Tank Explosion At Texas Motor Speedway
Reid won a “pick five,” in which you have to pick the winner of five races in a row. That fifth race happened to be the Kentucky Derby.
Selma, Texas — where the Retama Park Race Track is located — is about 20 miles northeast of San Antonio.MORE NEWS: Officials: 2 Missing Texas Kids Found Alive After Being Kidnapped By Registered Sex Offender