Australias Rich "Sweeps": Some Huge Sums Drawn from Them by Lucky Holders of Winning Tickets, Daily Racing Form, 1921-02-17


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AUSTRALIAS RICH "SWEEPS" Some Huge Sums Drawn from Them by Lucky Holders of Winning Tickets. The so-called racing sweeps are 1110-! popular in all ihe big town- of all the Australasian cionas. They attract specalatots for -mall amounts from ail r stasia of every province, in ., reeeat nweep «ivet the Adelaide South Australia • up. iii which the placed horses were Independence. King of the Sea and Wee .nil. there were 30.000 tickets at .23 each sold. The pool wa- thus 1921.sh2,300. Tin- winning ticket paid 8223 la !.. Davis, Home Bale, New South Wales. That on King I f Ihe Sea fell to T. P. Coyne of Sort It Auburn, New loath Wales, and realised ,320, ami a Mis. Elfata Lamb of Dun., tin. New Zealand, drew Wee Cun and X3.ul... Over the Sydney Cup race, in which the placed horses were lau Or. Nightwatch and Arch Manila. 100.001 tickets at .35 each were in the pool of 25,000. A woman, Mrs. K. Robertson. Hank. Sew /.-aland, drew Ian Or ami the chance paid her • •_!. 730 Nightwatch f«ll to four partners and -was worth S7.S30. while another woman. Mis. I: Wooi-I hank. Mohuig. New smith Wales, held the ticket on Arch Maiclla. which paid ,350. In the Newcastle Cup sweep, with 100.000 tickels. also of .25 each and a 25,000 po -1. M0111H Alt. Kenne.pihair and Laddie l.lue were the place h. rses. The wining slip was drawn by I:. Auillc.v. Albert Park. Victoria. and was with 1,750. The Keaaeqahair place ticket paid 11. Pllftoa of Dabho, New South Wales. :?0 and the chance on Laddie Blue was drawn by F. B. Fahien if Coraji. New j South Wales. aBM gave tie- holder .*50. . __ « — —

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