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Sam Allardyce 5-1 favourite to get Leicester job

| 17.10.2017

Sam Allardyce is the 5-1 favourite with leading bookmaker Coral to get the vacant Leicester job after Craig Shakespeare was sacked by the Foxes this afternoon. Michael Appleton and Chris Coleman are both available at 6-1, while Nigel Pearson is 8-1 for a return to the King Power Stadium. “We make Allardyce the favourite to replace Shakespeare and return to football after a short spell out of the g... more...

Alexandra Burke attracts a flurry of bets to win Strictly

| 15.10.2017

ALEXANDRA BURKE ATTRACTS A FLURRY OF BETS TO WIN STRICTLY Alexandra Burke continues to attract a flurry of bets to win the 2017 series of Strictly Come Dancing where she is now the 2-1 favourite with leading bookmaker Coral after receiving the highest score of the series last night and the first 10 this year from the judges. Aston Merrygold is second best in the latest outright betting at 5-2, whi... more...

Punters enjoy Cesarewitch gamble as Withhold storms home

| 14.10.2017

Bookmakers were left counting the cost of Withhold’s Cesarewitch victory today, after the 4-y-o landed a nationwide gamble in the staying contest.  Backed from 12-1 down to 5-1 favouritism, Roger Charlton’s charge ran out an impressive winner at Newmarket to leave the layers reeling. “The Cesarewitch is one of the most popular betting handicaps of the Flat season, and this was a ... more...

Fillies’ Mile winner Laurens now 20-1 for Guineas glory

| 13.10.2017

Coral has trimmed Laurens to 20-1 (from 25-1) for next year’s QIPCO 1,000 Guineas, following her narrow victory over September in this afternoon’s Fillies’ Mile.  Karl Burke’s charge is also 20-1 for the Investec Oaks. **2018 QIPCO 2,000 Guineas 3 Expert Eye, 7 Gustav Klimt, 12 Verbal Dexterity, 14 Elarqam, 16 Emaraaty, The Pentagon, 20 Glendevon, Masar, 25 Herculean, U S N... more...

Expert Eye now 4-7 for Dewhurst glory

| 12.10.2017

Expert Eye is 4-7 (from 4-6) favourite with Coral for Saturday’s Darley Dewhurst Stakes, ahead of the well-backed Emaraaty at 9-2 (from 5-1), following the final declarations for the Newmarket Group One today.  Verbal Dexterity, who had been 9-2 second favourite, was the biggest name missing from the final line up. “While Expert Eye remains a red-hot favourite to cement his position as... more...

Moore pick Happily heads Fillies’ Mile betting

| 11.10.2017

Happily, the pick of Ryan Moore from the Ballydoyle runners, heads Coral’s betting for Friday’s Bet365 Fillies’ Mile at 9-4, following the final declarations for the Group One highlight.  Stablemate Magical is the well-backed 10-3 (from 4-1) second favourite, ahead of September at 5-1, with Laurens the first non-Aidan O’Brien-trained contender at 13-2. “Aidan O’... more...

Emaraaty emerging as biggest rival to Expert Eye in Dewhurst

| 11.10.2017

Emaraaty is 5-1 (from 6-1) with Coral for Saturday’s Darley Dewhurst Stakes, having been as big as 8-1 at the start of the week, following further support for the recent Newbury winner today.  Expert Eye remains 4-6 favourite for the Group One, ahead of Verbal Dexterity at 9-2. “Expert Eye remains a red-hot favourite for Saturday’s race, but Emaraaty has been by far the best back... more...

Bryan Cooper 2-1 to ride Cheltenham Festival winner for Alan Potts

| 10.10.2017

Bryan Cooper is 2-1 with Coral to ride a Cheltenham Festival winner this season for Alan Potts, after it was announced today that the Irishman has the job of riding the owner’s UK-trained horses for the forthcoming campaign.  Cooper is 1-3 to ride a UK Grade One winner in the Potts’ colours this season, and 10-1 to be top jockey at next March’s Festival. “With the like... more...

Gordon Strachan odds-on to leave Scotland post

| 09.10.2017

Gordon Strachan is odds-on at 4-7 with bookmaker Coral not to be in charge of Scotland for their opening qualifying game for the 2020 European Championship, while he is 5-4 with the firm to remain in charge of the nation for that tie. Elsewhere in international football, Harry Kane is 5-1 to break Wayne Rooney’s England goalscoring record, the Tottenham forward is 20-1 to be the top goalscorer at ... more...

Guineas favourite Expert Eye odds-on to land Dewhurst prize

| 09.10.2017

Expert Eye is 4-6 favourite with Coral to maintain his unbeaten record in this weekend’s Darley Dewhurst Stakes, ahead of Verbal Dexterity at 9-2, and Emaraaty and Seahenge, both 8-1. “Although Expert Eye suffered a setback following his Goodwood victory, the colt made such a strong impression that day, he not only went straight to the head of the QIPCO 2,000 Guineas betting, we had no... more...