A woman decided to try her luck at the Southwell Racecourse over the weekend by attempting to smuggle a bottle of vodka in a sandwich.
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Normally race-goers are only allowed to drink alcohol that is bought on site, meaning a day at the races can get pretty expensive. This woman thought she could get around this issue by smuggling a bottle of voddy into Sunday’s Ladies Day – the site’s biggest event of the year.
However, her plan was foiled after she was caught out by security guards. The racecourse posted a picture of the offending sandwich on Twitter, warning future attendants, “you hide it, we find it!”
This was spotted by security yesterday, you hide it, we find it! Let us know your witty strapline suggestions and you could win a prize!! pic.twitter.com/2bXVdIIHJa
— Southwell Racecourse (@Southwell_Races) August 21, 2017
Damn – and she was so close. Normally Southwell Racecourse confiscates any alcohol they find, but in this case they decided to be kind and allow the woman to come and collect it. They said:
We offered them the alcohol back but they haven’t come to collect it, so it’s just sitting in the office.
We get a few people trying to be a little bit sneaky, putting vodka in water bottles, but nothing quite as innovative as this!
You’ve got to admit, it’s a pretty cunning way to smuggle booze into an event, but unfortunately it was still no match for the racecourse’s savvy security guards. In this case it’s A+ for creativity and F- for execution.
For more failed smuggling attempts, check out this pair of morons who tried to smuggle weed across international borders, ended up smoking a load of it, got paranoid and eventually turned themselves in. Good one.