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Cheltenham Festival: Lee Westwood lands £48,200 from £240 stake on incredible Super Heinz bet


The former world No 1 picked six out of seven winners on day two of the Festival

Golfer Lee Westwood landed £48,200 from a £240 stake on day two of Cheltenham.

The former world number one placed a Super Heinz bet, which is made up of seven selections.

Lee Westwood landed the Super Heinz bet

Lee Westwood landed the Super Heinz bet

He only needed two of his choices to come home to get a profit but he picked six winners at the Festival.

The 45-year-old posted a picture on Instagram of his successful return.

Westwood’s winning bet slip

Westwood’s winning bet slip

A Super Heinz bet combines the seven selections into 120 individual bets. It consists of 21 doubles, 35 trebles, 35 four-folds, 21 five-folds, 7 six-folds, and a seven-fold accumulator.

He relied on Altior, Tiger Roll, Envoi Allen, Band of Outlaws, City Island and Topofthegame from day two of racing.

Westwood has proven himself something of a racing expert at Cheltenham as he landed £20,768 last year.

The Nottinghamshire-born golfer picked an astonishing 11 winners from 12 to collect the windfall.

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