Gold Cup champion trounces Irish challengers to become clear favourite to retain Festival crown
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Thursday 29 April 2010
The winners the bookie wouldn't let you back
Paddy Power is the bookmaker best known for offering odds on almost anything you want to bet on.
Tuesday 16 March 2010
Tuesday 09 March 2010
Saturday 06 March 2010
It was, as usual, Oprah Winfrey's show that best captured the mood of an expectant nation this week, when the venerable film critic Roger Ebert used her sofa to declare this year's Oscars one of the most "predictable" of modern times.
Sunday 21 February 2010
If Dessie Hughes was just appeasing the leprechauns when he said this week that his chance of winning a Grand National may have come and gone, they were not long in relenting. The veteran Irish horseman was referring to Black Apalachi's exit at Becher's second time round, when well clear and going strongly, last year with his rueful comment that "maybe you get only one chance at these things".
Saturday 12 December 2009
Gartmore has been forced to slash its flotation price by a third after the crisis in Dubai hit investor confidence and threatened to derail its flotation on the London Stock Exchange next week.
Sunday 06 December 2009
Monday 23 November 2009
Saturday 21 November 2009
Tuesday 17 November 2009
Tuesday 27 October 2009
Thursday 22 October 2009
Tennis authorities are looking into a WTA Tour match involving US Open finalist Caroline Wozniacki that apparently sparked bettors to pile money on her opponent when she was on the verge of losing in straight sets.
Tuesday 06 October 2009
Friday 02 October 2009
Monday 07 September 2009
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Muslims pre-date Columbus in discovering America,' says Turkish president Erdogan
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
Former Tory PM Sir John Major says 'we would not have an NHS without migrants'
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