The number will have to be whittled down before the race in April
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Wednesday 01 August 2012
A Paddy Power ad has been cleared following 27 complaints that it was offensive to kidney dialysis and transplant patients.
Thursday 12 July 2012
Barclays is lining up inside candidate Sir Michael Rake for the job of repairing the scandal-hit bank's reputation, reports said today.
Tuesday 19 June 2012
Paddy Power today agreed to pay the £80,000 fine dished out to Denmark striker Nicklas Bendtner for exposing a pair of underwear bearing the bookmakers' logo.
Friday 15 June 2012
Nicklas Bendtner was today set to be punished for exposing a sponsored pair of underwear in Denmark's European Championship defeat to Portugal.
Monday 11 June 2012
With England opening their Euro 2012 campaign against the old enemy France today, you might expect the nation to be a sea of St Georges flags, with commuters heading to work humming the team’s latest pop anthem.
Wednesday 23 May 2012
One of the favourites to become the next BBC director general claimed more than £1,000 in taxi fares in three months.
Tuesday 22 May 2012
Though the race falls only a week before Epsom, the Abu Dhabi Irish 2,000 Guineas on Saturday will not only measure the form of Camelot but could also produce an 11th-hour threat to the odds-on favourite for the Investec Derby.
Tuesday 24 April 2012
Though serving its traditional role as both the final fling of the jumps season and a test of the new order established at Cheltenham last month, the Punchestown Festival must this week absorb one or two challenging incongruities.
Saturday 14 April 2012
Thousands of racecourse spectators and millions of TV viewers watched the closest Grand National in history today, but the event was marred by tragedy as big favourite Synchronised died after a fall.
Thursday 12 April 2012
Three-day Grand National meeting opens with a card for jumps connoisseurs
Tuesday 27 March 2012
Wednesday 07 March 2012
Welcome to the toughest job in gambling, Breon Corcoran. That might seem like a rather strange thing to say given yesterday's sprightly trading statement from Betfair, where Mr Corcoran will soon take over as chief executive.
Wednesday 07 March 2012
Outlook Welcome to the toughest job in gambling, Breon Corcoran. That might seem like a rather strange thing to say given yesterday's sprightly trading statement from Betfair, where Mr Corcoran will soon take over as chief executive.
Thursday 01 March 2012
The racecourse land at Cheltenham is many things to many people; at the gates yesterday, for instance, hoardings advertised its use as a venue for car boot sales and conferences, and the main car park was given over to a full-scale fairground. But 12 days hence, the real helter-skelter will begin, with the opening of the place's raison d'être, the four days of top-class jump racing that is the annual Festival.
Wednesday 08 February 2012
It remains to be seen whether Long Run can go to Newbury on Saturday, and Oscar Whisky may yet end up running on the all-weather at Kempton the previous day. But at least Nicky Henderson appears to have guaranteed himself one key Cheltenham Festival trial this weekend, having yesterday committed Captain Conan to a race at Leopardstown on Sunday, when the weather forecast promises at least half a banquet, after a week of very cold gruel.
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