The number will have to be whittled down before the race in April
Or so say the bookies, who fancy Bieber’s chances of landing himself a lengthy jail sentence after his recent spate of arrests
The basketball star, who has taken on the role of coach of the national team, landed in North Korea earlier today flanked by 11 retired NBA players
A former North Korean prisoner addressed the basketball player in an open letter published in an American newspaper
Announcement puts end to weeks of speculation as bookies' favourite comes through
George remains the firm favourite as thousands head to place bets on the name chosen by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge
Spanish newspaper claim the deal is already done for Martino to replace Tito Vilanova at the Nou Camp
Newham, east London - which has six bookies' per square mile - takes firm to court
The gauntlet that was left lying on the ground at Cheltenham is to be picked up at Aintree.
So long as they have Willie Mullins, they need never weaken. The track set aside for later in the week was hidden under funereal frost sheets, and the air howled with the final, bitter imprecations of winter. But the punters – above all, the Irish – left here last night aglow with the vindication of their faith. However slow the buds of springtime, they know exactly where to find the most reliable bloom in all Nature: a stable in Co Carlow.
With jump racing's richest week looming and the most powerful stables in Britain and Ireland poised to do battle for more than £6 million in purses, there was a timely reminder yesterday that success is relative.
Amid the general celebration, bookmakers can feel particularly rosy at news a royal baby is on the way. It seems we'll take any excuse to wager on the sprog of Wills and Kate - and the likes of Paddy Power and William Hill have outdone themselves in touting odds on a range of bizarre possibilities.
Mullins aims for Arkle Chase with Fairyhouse winner while Zaidpour earns tilt at Big Buck's
Nicholls' next generation suggest they could fill the gap left by Kauto Star and Neptune Collonges
Though exploits of Kauto Star are unlikely to be matched any time soon, at least it seems his absence from the scene may be cheerfully borne. As the jumpers have gathered momentum there have already been tantalising glimpses of the future from emerging talent such as Cue Card, Silviniaco Conti, Kauto Stone, For Non Stop and Flemenstar. And more frissons are likely during the three-day meeting at Cheltenham that starts today.