Mike Schmidt makes the case for reinstating Pete Rose

August 26, 2009

Twenty years ago this week, Pete Rose received the harshest of all of baseball’s penalties: a lifetime ban for betting on games while managing the Cincinnati Reds, the team that brought him fame as a player and infamy as a manager.

Grand National favourite is not the best bet

April 3, 2009

Bookmakers believe victory for 7-1 favourite My Will and in-form jockey Ruby Walsh in Saturday’s Grand National would cost the industry up to 100 million pounds.

Punters prepare for credit crunch-busting Cheltenham

March 9, 2009


Credit crunch? World financial crisis? Don’t you believe it. The Cheltenham Festival, the highlight of the British jumps racing calendar, starts on Tuesday and millions of pounds will┬ábe gambled over four days of high-quality action.