Richard Joyner of Havre de Grace won a big Racetrax Superfecta prize for the second time using numbers pulled from a dream.
Havre de Grace man picks second lucky Superfecta
Many Maryland Lottery players would agree with Racetrax winner Richard Joyner that having a $5 wager become a $15,252 prize is the stuff of dreams! His own dreams aided his big win, said the 51-year-old, who reports having dreamed all of his life of numbers that became lucky.
The Havre de Grace resident got lucky after placing a $5 Racetrax Superfecta bet using a few numbers — 4, 8, 5 and 6 — that appeared to him in a dream. The numbers were familiar because they appear on a form he often saw at work. The U.S. Army retiree spent nearly a decade in the service and still works with the Army at Aberdeen Proving Ground. During his service, the non-commissioned officer processed many 4856 Army Developmental Counseling Forms as soldiers progressed through their training.
In addition to dreaming about the four numbers, the devoted Racetrax player noticed 4856 had regularly appeared as a winning Keno and Racetrax combination. He researched past drawing results using the Lottery’s smartphone app.
After discussing the interesting 4856 number pattern with a friend and fellow Army veteran, Richard decided to try his luck. He gathered with a few fellow players at Aberdeen Sunoco for a cup of coffee and a race or two. Five drawings were all it took to put Richard back in the money. His last big