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Dunstable punter's £1m Ascot bet falls on final furlong

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A horse racing fan who placed a seven-race accumulator bet on Royal Ascot has lost out on a £1m payout after his final prediction proved wrong.The £40 bet was placed earlier this week at Ladbrokes in Dunstable, Bedfordshire.The first six predictions all came in, leaving a £1m payout resting on an 8-1 shot in the Commonwealth Cup.But the punter’s final horse – Bound for Nowhere – came fourth behind winner and race favourite Caravaggio.Live: For more on this and other Bedfordshire stories

Before the race, the punter had already beaten these odds:Nicola McGeady, from Ladbrokes, said the punter had made “incredible predictions” during the week.
Source: BBC Bucks