Who bet 2 4 million dollars on the Kentucky Derby?

How much did a 2 dollar bet on Kentucky Derby?

The $2 exacta paid $503.60, the $1 trifecta paid $1,696.90 and the $1 superfecta paid $9,456.40.

How much did Mattress Mack bet on Derby?

Mattress Mack Loses $2.4M Betting on Essential Quality at 2021 Kentucky Derby. Mattress Mack is officially on a cold streak. Houston, Texas retail magnate Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale, increased his initial Kentucky Derby bet on Essential Quality from $500,000 to $2.4 by the time the colt entered the starting gate.

What was the biggest bet on the Kentucky Derby?

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A Houston furniture dealer who owns horses is placing a big-money bet on the Kentucky Derby. Jim McIngvale, nicknamed “Mattress Mack,” is wagering at least $2 million on Saturday’s race, which will be the largest in Derby history.

How much money do you get if you win the Kentucky Derby?

The 2021 Kentucky Derby purse is worth $3 million, the same amount as last year’s, and will be split between the top five finishers. The first-place finisher will receive $1.86 million, more than 60% of the total. The jockey who rides their horse to victory gets a 10% cut of the prize money.

How much did Hot Rod Charlie pay to show?

Essential Quality holds off Hot Rod Charlie to win the 153rd running of the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, delivering trainer Brad Cox his first Triple Crown race win. Hot Rod Charlie, the odds-on favorite, paid $3.80, $2.60 and $2.10.

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