A 74-year-old retiree from Baltimore City got an early start on her Fourth of July celebrations, when she won $43,651.60 playing Racetrax on the evening of July 3.
She won her Racetrax bonanza by placing a Superfecta Box bet in the computer-animated horse racing game. She selected the 7, 10, 11 and 12 horses to be the first four to cross the finish line in any order. On the last of the three races on her ticket, the order of finish was 11, 7, 10, 12, making the lucky lady a big winner.
“I guess I’m still in a bit of a shock, especially since I won over $20,000 playing the very same game a little over a year ago,” she said. “I guess Racetrax really is my favorite Lottery game to play.”
The lucky winner said she planned to put most of her prize money into her retirement savings account.
“I found out that when you retire, you can never have enough in your savings account,” she said. “This money certainly comes in handy.”
She purchased her winning Racetrax ticket at the Food Stop store located at 4900 Liberty Road in Baltimore. The retailer is a winner as well. For selling a winning Racetrax ticket worth at least $10,000, Food Stop will receive a bonus of $436.52, equal to 1 percent of the prize value.