Dunstable punter's £1m Ascot bet falls on final furlong
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.
Before the race, the punter had already beaten these odds:
Nicola McGeady, from Ladbrokes, said the punter had made "incredible predictions" during the week.