How much money did Mattress Mack bet on the Derby?
Jim McIngvale – also known as “Mattress Mack” – had already bet $1.3 million to win on Essential Quality as of 2 p.m. CT Saturday and was expected to place even more money on the Brad Cox trainee and Blue Grass Stakes winner before Saturday evening’s race. NBC later reported his betting was up to $2.4 million.
How much did Mattress Mack make on BET?
Mack last made headlines with his $3.4 million winning bet on last year’s Super Bowl, with full refunds going to all customers who made a purchase more than $3,000 at his store if Tampa Bay cashed his ticket.
Did Mattress Mack win his Derby bet?
Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale made what is believed to be the largest losing wager in horse racing history Saturday, as a $2.4-million win bet on Essential Quality (Tapit) went down in flames as the favorite in the GI Kentucky Derby finished fourth. But, for McIngvale, there were no wounds to be licked.
How much did Mattress Mack bet today?
Mattress Mack bets $3.35 million on Astros for latest promotion.
How much did Mattress Mack lose on the Kentucky Derby 2021?
Mattress Mack Loses $2.4M Betting on Essential Quality at 2021 Kentucky Derby. Mattress Mack is officially on a cold streak.
What horse did Mattress Mack bet on the Kentucky Derby?
Mattress Mack is back with another monster bet this weekend. As the Kentucky Derby prepares to race on Saturday, Houston retailer Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale is going all-in on the odds-on favorite, Essential Quality, placing a $500,000 wager on the No. 14 horse.
How much did Mattress Mack lose last night?
Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale has lost the $3.5m he wagered on MLB’s Houston Astros to win the World Series after the Atlanta Braves claimed the 2021 title.
How much money was wagered on the Kentucky Derby?
All-sources wagering on the Kentucky Derby race was $155.4 million up 96% from last year’s Derby race. “Today it was incredibly gratifying to welcome our fans back to Churchill Downs for the 147th running of the Kentucky Derby,” said Bill Carstanjen, CEO of Churchill Downs.