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Sizing John 20-1 to land Chase Triple Crown

| 21.09.2017

Last season’s Gold Cup hero, Sizing John, is 20-1 with Coral to land the £1 million bonus for winning the JCR Chase Triple Crown this season, after connections said their star would be aimed at the opening leg at Haydock in November. Thistlecrack is 25-1 to win the £1m, with Might Bite 33-1, while Coral are 10-1 that any chaser emulates the great Kauto Star’s hat-trick of wins, compris... more...

It’s odds-on a same-sex Strictly couple next year

| 21.09.2017

Ahead of this weekend’s opening live show of the new series, bookmaker Coral are odds-on, at 1-2, that next year’s Strictly Come Dancing will include a same-sex couple. “The debate over same-sex couples taking part in Strictly has dominated the build-up to the new series, with judge Craig Revel Horwood saying it will probably happen next year, and our odds reflect that viewpoint;... more...

Superstar mare Winx 2-1 to beat Black Caviar’s winning run

| 20.09.2017

The Australian-trained star Winx is 2-1 with Coral to extend her winning run from its current 20 to 26 by the end of next year, a record that would take her pass her compatriot Black Caviar’s unbeaten run of 25 races. “Having extended her winning run to 20 at the weekend, Winx continues to draw closer to Black Caviar’s record of 25 victories in a row, and it’s just 2-1 that... more...

Ulysses cut for Arc glory as Stoute aims for Chantilly

| 17.09.2017

Coral has cut Ulysses to 8-1 (from 10-1) for next month’s Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, following the news from the colt’s trainer Sir Michael Stoute that the dual-Group One winner is likely to take his chance in the Chantilly showpiece.  Enable remains evens favourite for the Arc, ahead of her stablemate Cracksman at 5-1, while Saturday’s St Leger winner, Capri, is 16-1... more...

Boris backed to be next cabinet minister to leave position

| 16.09.2017

Leading bookmaker Coral has seen a flurry of bets for Boris Johnson to be the next cabinet minister to leave their position where his odds have been cut into 6-1 (from 10-1) this morning. Philip Hammond is the 3-1 favourite to be the next to leave the cabinet, while Patrick McLoughlin is 6-1. “Punters think Boris Johnson could be on the brink of losing his job as we have seen a flurry of bets for ... more...

Capri 20-1 for Arc glory after popular Leger success

| 16.09.2017

Capri remains 20-1 with Coral for next month’s Qatar Prix De L’Arc De Triomphe, following his victory in this afternoon’s St Leger, a result that was popular with plenty of punters who backed the colt into clear favouritism for the season’s final Classic. “The battle for Leger favouritism had raged all week, and when it mattered most, the money came for Capri, a gambl... more...

Coronet the big Leger marker mover as Frankie makes his choice

| 15.09.2017

Coral has cut Coronet to 5-1 (from 7-1) for Saturday’s St Leger, after Frankie Dettori chose to ride the filly in the Doncaster Classic at today’s final declaration stage.  Stradivarius, who the Italian could have partnered, is eased to 8-1 (from 6-1), while Crystal Ocean and Capri head the betting as 7-2 joint favourites. “The battle for Leger favouritism remains wide open, with... more...

Jacob Rees-Mogg attracts a flurry of bets for next Tory leader

| 14.09.2017

  Jacob Rees-Mogg has attracted a flurry of bets with leading bookmaker Coral over the last few days to be the next Conservative leader where he is 6-1 second-favourite to replace Theresa May as the gamble behind the North East Somerset MP continues to pick up pace. David Davis is the current 4-1 favourite in the market, while Phillip Hammond can be backed at 13-2. “Although Jacob Rees-Mogg h... more...

Alice attracts 60% of bets with Royal baby punters

| 14.09.2017

Leading bookmaker Coral can reveal that just over 60% of the bets they have taken since Kate and William announced they were expecting a third baby have been for Alice which is the 7-1 favourite. Victoria is the second most popular selection at 10-1, while Alexandra and Arthur are next best at 12-1. In the gender betting, Coral make a girl the marginal favourite at 10-11, while a boy is even money... more...

Crystal Palace remain 5-4 to be relegated from Premier League

| 13.09.2017

Crystal Palace remain the 5-4 favourites to be relegated from the Premier League this season despite the appointment on Roy Hodgson last night. The former England boss is odds-on at 1-3 to still be at the club for the last Premier League game of the 2017/18 campaign and 11-5 to leave his new post before then. It has been reported that Hodgson has been handed a two-year deal by the Eagles and Coral... more...