Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Bookie's Corner

Roll up, roll up! (For a great sporting weekend) 



It’s another huge weekend of sporting action and there are major events in horseracing, soccer, rugby, GAA, and boxing – to name but a few.

  In horseracing the 2012 Cheltenham Gold Cup will be staged tomorrow (Friday). Betting as follows: Long Run 15/8, Kauto Star 7/2, Burton Port 13/2, Weird Al 11/1, Midnight Chase 12/1, 14/1 bar. 

  In soccer there is action in the Premier League and FA Cup. League games: Wolves 9/1 v Man. United 4/11; Draw 7/2. Newcastle 4/5 v Norwich 4/1; Draw 5/2. FA Cup: Everton 10/11 v Sunderland 100/30; Draw 9/4. Spurs 1/3 v Bolton 8/1; Draw 4/1. Liverpool 4/9 v Stoke 13/2; Draw 3/1. Chelsea 2/7 v Leicester 11/1; Draw 4/1.

  In rugby, the Six Nations bets as follows: Italy 5/4 v Scotland 4/6, Handicap betting- Italy + 2 points. Wales 2/5 v France 2/1, Handicap- Wales -6 points. England 4/6 Ireland 5/4, Handicap- Ireland +3 points.

  In GAA it is a very busy weekend ahead. All-Ireland Club finals: Crossmaglen 2/9 v Garrycastle 9/2; Draw 17/2. Coolderry 2/5 v Loughiel 9/4; Draw 10/1. National Football League: Wexford 4/7 v Roscommon 7/5; Draw 15/2. Donegal 4/6 v Mayo 13/8; Draw 15/2. Galway 7/4 v Tyrone 4/7; Draw 8/1.

  Boxing – World Middleweight title: Sergio Martinez 1/10 v Matthew Macklin 11/2.


Bet of the Week


Hurricane Fly was a very disappointing loser for us last week. This week we are going to let our hearts rules our heads – which is always a bad thing to do when betting – but we are going for Kauto Star to win his third Cheltenham Gold Cup on Friday (7/2 as we go to press).