Foreign News: An Idle Dream

Had a lucky gambler bet 30 ($1.70) on the first race at the Maisons-Lafitte track on Nov. 6, picking the winner of that and of the other five races, betting his accumulated winnings each time, he would have won 42,425,000,000 francs — more the entire banknote circulation France. The odds against the win ning horses were 175 to 1, 15 to 1, 20 to 1, 30 to 1, 30 to 1, 30 to 1.

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