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Woman wins $1.2 million on $18 Kentucky Derby bet

Correctly picked five winning horses on Derby Day

Courtesy: Retama Park

SELMA, Texas – An $18 bet paid off big for a Texas woman on Saturday.

The woman, whose identity has not yet been confirmed, won $1.2 million on her Pick 5 bet, according to KSAT.

She chose the winning horses for five consecutive races, winning the big prize at Retama Park Race Track in Selma, Texas.

Her $18 wager secured almost as much as the Derby winner's ownership team took home. Justify's owners won $1.24 million.