Monthly Archives: October 2017

Qipco Champions Day Betting, Preview and Tips

Billed as flat racing’s grand finale, Qipco Champions Day, now in its seventh year, takes place at Ascot on Saturday afternoon. Soft or heavy going has often been a feature of this illustrious meeting, but good ground is predicted this weekend. A bigger problem could be the wind, forecast to be gusting in excess of 50mph and possibly blowing into the face of the runners in the home straight.

We turned to horse racing expert Andrew Mount to tell us who to look out for in this historic meeting.

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Premier League Heavyweights to Flex Muscles in Europe

Dan Roebuck, football betting guru, predicts this week’s Champions League matches…

The English Premier League has been much derided in continental circles recently.

The richest league in the world hasn’t produced a team that has made the final of the Champions League since 2012 and has managed to fill only two of the last 20 semi-final places on offer.

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Mourinho’s negative mentality will leave United short

As far as sales pitches go, it wasn’t the best.

Available in 900 million homes and in 188 different countries around the world, you have to wonder what kind of advertisement for the Premier League Liverpool’s dull goalless draw against Manchester United turned out to be. By full time, many viewers had probably switched off.

Based on what he saw of United, Grosvenor Sports’ football betting expert Adrian Clarke explains why he doesn’t see them as champions…

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The Men Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo

Monte Carlo, one of the most famous gambling districts on Earth, has had its fair share of stories over the years.

Take the Casino de Monte-Carlo, for instance. This was the setting for James Bond blockbusters like  Never Say Never Again, Golden Eye and Casino Royale. It’s so exclusive, cameras are strictly prohibited from making their way past the entrance, while their 36,000 packs of cards are stored at exactly 20°C to keep them crisp.

One of the region’s most famous accolades, however, arrived during the earliest days of video, when the city’s famous casino featured in the Charles Coborn song, “The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo”.

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