Man, 103, hopes for National winner

Undated Darren Starling handout photo of George Atkinson, a 103-year-old who is believed to be Britain's oldest punter, who is hoping for a winner on this year's Grand National - after betting on the race for more than seven decades without success. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday April 3, 2014. Mr Atkinson said he is hoping to finally have a successful bet on the world-famous race, so he can
Undated Darren Starling handout photo of George Atkinson, a 103-year-old who is believed to be Britain's oldest punter, who is hoping for a winner on this year's Grand National - after betting on the race for more than seven decades without success. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday April 3, 2014. Mr Atkinson said he is hoping to finally have a successful bet on the world-famous race, so he can

%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%A 103-year-old believed to be Britain's oldest punter is hoping for a winner on this year's Grand National - after betting on the race for more than seven decades without success.

George Atkinson said he is hoping to finally have a successful bet on the world-famous race, so he can "die a happy man".