But they didn’t win.
A lucky MIX 106.3 listener from Queanbeyan pocketed the $22,500 dividend paid out by the ACT TAB.
Donna Schwass was selected by the breakfast duo as the lucky punter to be given the chance of a lifetime to put $1000 on a horse of their own choosing in the 2012 Melbourne Cup at the “Hats & Heels” Melbourne Cup function held at the Southern Cross Club, Woden.
She put it all on number 14, ‘Green Moon’ and has just walked away with $22,500 in prize money.
This is the second time in two years for Canberra FM Radio punters to choose the winning horses and walk away with the winnings.