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Woman wins $1.2 million on her $18 Kentucky Derby bet

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SELMA, Texas (WISN) -- One lucky woman turned a day at the races into a lucrative adventure by winning $1.2 million on an $18 wager.

Retama Park Race Track in Selma, Texas, announced the amazing win on their Facebook page. The Austin woman, who requested not to be identified, picked the top five horses in the order they finished.

To put that in perspective, Justify, the horse that won the race, earned his ownership team $1.4 million, according to the Associated Press.

The top five horses, in finish order, were: Justify, Good Magic, Audible, Instilled Regard and My Boy Jack.

"It's extremely rare," Rachel Bagnetto, spokeswoman for Retama Park, told ABC News."To bet that little amount of money and win $1.2 million is unheard of. In fact, it's the first time it's happened at Retama."

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