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

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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.