Tag Archives: Alan Alger

Bookies survive Dettori’s Ascot heroics

Frankie Dettori enjoyed yet another successful day at the Royal Ascot festival yesterday, guiding Stradivarius to a second successive Gold Cup victory, while also winning the first four races on Ladies’ Day, leaving bookmakers to breathe a slight sigh of relief. Following the four successive wins yesterday, it has been reported that the jockey was close to costing betting operators …

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Betway brings in Andrew Balding as new brand ambassador

Online bookmaker Betway has chosen Group 1 and Classic-winning trainer Andrew Balding as its new brand ambassador for the 2019 Flat season. Balding, as part of his new role, will offer his industry insights and tips as part of a regular blog feature for the bookmaker, which is set to begin with this week’s Investec Derby Festival at Epsom Downs …

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Betway strengthens racecourse presence with Cork sponsorship

Betway has bolstered its position in the Irish racing market after penning a new deal which would see them named as the new sponsor for Cork Racecourse’s Grade 3 Chase on Easter Sunday. The valuable £40,000 prize will be run as the Betway Chase this weekend, set to be broadcast across RTÉ in addition to live coverage on Racing TV. …

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Historic Tiger Roll triumph sees bookmakers anticipate record breaking payouts

The historic triumph of Tiger Roll securing back-to-back victories at this weekend’s Grand National may lead to bookmakers paying out their most expensive result ever. Becoming the first horse since Red Rum in 1974 to win back-to-back Grand Nationals, the Gordon Elliot trained nine-year-old stud has been branded ‘racing’s rockstar’ and the ‘punters dream‘. Reacting to Tiger Roll’s victory, initial …

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Betway boosts racing presence with new brand ambassadors

Online bookmaker Betway has strengthened its horse racing sponsorship portfolio, confirming a deal with Irish trainer Ross O’Sullivan and former jockey Katie Walsh to become brand ambassadors. O’Sullivan, who enjoyed a successful amateur career, riding for Jessica Harrington began training horses in 2011, he will utilise this insight and experience to provide regular updates on the yard with blogs for …

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Betway makes key additions to Aintree partnership

Online bookmaker Betway continues to expand its racing sponsorship portfolio confirming that it will sponsor this weekend’s Aintree ‘Many Clouds Chase’ and ‘Grand Sefton Handicap’ fixtures. The betting group has been a principal sponsor at the Merseyside track since signing a deal to sponsor the Grand National meeting starting in 2017, and the latest agreement will see Betway take on two …

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Betway looks for future racing prospects sponsoring Wollacott Devon stable

Betway marketing continues to expand its presence in UK horseracing, confirming that it will sponsor the Devon stable of Kayley Wollacott. Wollacott took control of the stable earlier this year, after husband and champion trainer Richard Wollacott passed away. Despite the tragic loss of Richard Wollacott, the Devon Stable continues to develop top studs, as Lalor won the ‘Grade 1 …

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SBC Bookies Corner – Scottish Premiership Preview

The new Scottish Premiership season kicks off on Saturday, with the league seemingly rejuvenated by the Hollywood appointment of Steven Gerrard as Rangers manager. Whether or not a serious title challenge can be mounted by the Ibrox club, a figure of Gerrard’s stature is a welcome addition to Scottish football, particularly in the wake of the hyperbole surrounding Adam Rooney’s transfer …

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Betway – Busy sporting week could see UK wager half a billion

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Global online gambling firm Betway is predicting that as much as £500m is set to wagered across Britain in a betting bonanza of a week. Two England games in the space of six days at football’s biggest showpiece, the World Cup currently ongoing in Russia, bookends five days of betting at Royal Ascot, which could see UK punters wagering half …

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Bookies Corner – Local Elections 2018 – Labour tipped to capitalise on Tory turbulence

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It’s difficult to remember a time when political turmoil was so commonplace. Neither party is exactly blossoming in the opinion polls, but it’s Labour that will be feeling most confident heading into Thursday’s local council elections, with many analysts suggesting the Tory Party could suffer its worst ever result in London. SBC News caught up with three political betting experts to …

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