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Horseshoe Pitch Wins US$1m At Santa Anita
Monday Odd Spot: In the US, 41-year-old John Placzankis of Rancho Cucamonga "threw a perfect ringer & won first prize of US$1 million in Santa Anita Park's annual St. Patrick's Day Horseshoe Pitch contest following the 7th race," reported bloodhorse.com. Interviewed on live television, Placzankis declared to the on-track crowd of 15,660: "The drinks are on me!" He was 1 of 5 contestants whose names were drawn as finalists.