Downton Abbey causes betting frenzy amongst female punters

The firm has installed Charles Blake, played by Julian Ovenden, as the odds-on favourite at 4-6 to steal Lady Mary’s heart, whilst family friend Lord Anthony Gillingham is 2-1 to win her over and Evelyn Napier can be backed at 3-1.

The fourth series is tipped to beat last year’s ratings, and Coral go 8-11 that Sunday’s episode exceeds the 2012 opener. Fans are hoping that the show runs for many more series and Coral is quoting even money that viewers are treated to a further three series.

The period drama has gone down a storm in the US, and punters reckon another Golden Globe could be on the cards for the show at even money.

“We’ve opened up betting on Downton Abbey due to huge demand from female punters and Lady Mary’s love life has certainly captured their imagination”, commented Coral’s Nicola McGeady.

“Most punters are predicting that Lady Mary falls for Charles Blake, but with plenty of twists and turns promised, who knows what will happen”, she added.


** Downtown Abbey Specials

Evens To win a Golden Globe

** Lady Mary’s next suitor?

4-6 Charles Blake, 2-1 Lord Anthony Gillingham, 3-1Evelyn Napier

**Opening episode to exceed 2012 opener?

8-11 Yes, Evens No

**How many more series will there be?

7-1 None, 3-1 One, 3-1 Two, Evens Three or More

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