Golfer Westwood in £22K Cheltenham clean sweep

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    Image caption Lee Westwood hit the jackpot as the Festival kicked off on Tuesday

    Golfer Lee Westwood has won nearly £22,000 after backing every winning horse on the first day of the Cheltenham Festival.

    The former world number one, from Worksop, won Betfred’s totejackpot competition by betting on the first six winners.

    The golfer then bet on the seventh race and picked yet another winner.

    View the original article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-43407956

    He told BBC Radio 5 Live: “I put £128 on the tote [totejackpot] and it paid just under £22,000.”

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