Results tagged “betting”

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Glorious Goodwood kicks off tomorrow (Tuesday, July 29) and Racing Post betting editor Paul Kealy has been scrutinising the field.

shilton142.jpgRob Green has been given the backing of yet another of England's goalkeeping greats.

Peter Shilton, who won 125 caps, followed Ray Clemence in backing the West Ham keeper to prolong his international career despite his indifferent start to the season and his World Cup blunder against the USA.

FF-sept30-shilton2.jpgIt was a pretty safe bet to bring along three celebrities to celebrate the launch of Coral's bookmakers in Canary Wharf.

Ex-jockey Willie Carson, former England footballer Peter Shilton and Strictly Come Dancing's Erin Boag were all at the shop in Canada Place this afternoon.

BB-jul1-Pads.jpgBetting shops used to suffer an image problem - smoky, seedy places full of coughing old men and yellowing newsprint.

But times have changed and betting is now big business, with everyone of legal age seemingly a willing punter. Betting shops have undergone a radical transformation too, as the arrival of Paddy Power in Canary Wharf demonstrated.

NigelSeeley125WEB.jpgNigel Seeley - the Wizard of Odds - gives his top tips on where to place your bets on this week's sporting action.

This week there's some Welsh wizardry on the cards in the Six Nations rugby, while Guus Hiddink is likely to continue to cast his spell over Chelsea.