A former postman who split from his wife after bagging a £128m EuroMillions jackpot has reportedly splashed £2m on horses and stables for his 28-year-old fiancée.
Adrian Bayford, 44 – who pocked Britain’s second biggest ever lottery win in 2012 – is understood to have bought Samantha Burbidge at least TEN horses.
He is also reportedly to have bought Miss Burbidge, who is 16 years younger than him, a 35-acre ‘arena’ worth £1.5m together with horseboxes.
Father-of-two Mr Bayford split from his wife Gillian, 41, in 2013, after landing the windfall.
He reportedly met Miss Burbidge in a pub and proposed to her while they holidayed in the Maldives.
She move into his £6m Grade II-listed country mansion.
Miss Burbidge left her job as head groom of a stables in Thurlow, Suffolk, after meeting Bayford
A friend of Mr Bayford was quoted as telling The Sun:
“I heard from people at the pub that Adrian had bought as many as 20 horses for her.
his new lover
with his wife on the day of the win