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Jockey Mark Zahra claimed back-to-back Melbourne Cups on Without A Fight ($8.00), finishing over two lengths ahead of the second-placed Soulcombe and the third-placed Sheraz.
The New Zealand man from Wellington, known only as Robert, placed the bet on Monday at the Petone Working Men's Club - and he was gobsmacked by his winnings when he checked his account balance.
'It was quite, quite an emotional process, mate,' he told the NZ Herald.
'I couldn't believe it, and I thought to myself, "There must be something wrong here".'
A homeless man has turned $5 into $100,000 following Tuesday's Melbourne Cup
The New Zealand man named Robert couldn't believe his luck and says the winning will transform his life
Robert doublechecked the result and realised that it