Queer Incident of French Betting, Daily Racing Form, 1921-01-22


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1 * " 1 it QUEER INCIDENT OF FRENCH BETTING At a recent race meeting in France the totalizator turned up a rare long shot in a lior-e named Owner, which won the lrix de Dixtnude in a field of nine at 106 to 1. A steeplechase jockey in the paddock held two tickets on the winner and immediately after the race he accepted an offer of 00 for his chance, and did not di-guise his satisfaction with his Bar- gain. He was. newrthelcss. somewhat taken aback a few minutes later when a dividend was declared of 33,411 for each share. His lack of the mathematics of the totalizator had cost him ex- actly R40I so a

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