Winning Lotto Ticket Bought Near Lemon Grove, Was It You?

California Lottery officials say the ticket was purchased at a service station just south of the Lemon Grove city limits, on Imperial Avenue.

Someone bought a lottery ticket now worth more than a half million dollars in San Diego's Skyline neighborhood, the California Lottery announced Thursday.

The Daily Derby ticket worth $558,066 matched the three horses in Wednesday's draw. It was purchased at a United Oil service station at 6839 Imperial Ave., just south of the Lemon Grove city limits, according to lottery officials.

The winning horses were 07-Eureka to win, 08 Gorgeous George to place and 06 Whirl Win to show. The winning time was 1:48.46.

Players in the game choose three horses out of a field of 12, predict their final order and a winning time. The draw is held every day at 6:35 p.m.

The holder of the ticket was not immediately identified.

Winners have 180 days to claim their prizes, according to the lottery.

Even if you didn't win this lottery– what would you do with that much money if you had?  Tell us in the comments!

-- City News Service contributed to this report.


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