Archive | June, 2013

Confederations Cup Final: Brazil v Spain Preview

neymarSpain go into today’s Confederations Cup final (23:00 BST, live on BBC 1) at Rio’s legendary Maracaná stadium as slight bookmakers favourites against host nation Brazil.

The Confederations Cup is a dummy run for next year’s World Cup, but the Brazilian people have seized it as an more …

Irish Derby Preview: Lump on Sugar at 9/1

Aidan O’Brien’s Epsom Derby winner, Ruler Of The World, returns to the Curragh in a bid to add the Irish Derby to his conquests (6.30pm, Saturday, June 29).  He deserves to be the clear favourite in the field of nine but at a best price of 11/10 with more …

F1: British Grand Prix Betting Tips Preview

sebastian vettelThree weeks after Sebastian Vettel’s (pictured) victory from pole position in Canada, the Formula One paddock returns to Europe for the British Grand Prix at Silverstone (Race: Sunday, 14:00 BST, live on BBC / Sky Sports).

Vettel’s win saw him extend his lead over Fernando Alonso at the top of the drivers’ championship to 36 points, with Kimi more …

Royal Ascot: Animal Kingdom? It’s War in Queen Anne Stakes

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Aidan O’Brien: Back his animal each-way

The 2013 Queen Anne Stakes (2.30pm, Tuesday, June 18) is set to get Royal Ascot started in style. The American raider, Animal Kingdom, is the hot favourite and the horse that his twelve rivals will have to beat.

Trained in the US by the shrewd, UK-born Graham Motion, Animal Kingdom has amassed prize money of over £5 million for owners, Team Valor. In 2011 he was the surprise winner of the Kentucky Derby and followed up with a second more …

Royal Ascot: St James’s Palace Stakes Preview

A maximum of nine runners go to post for the St. James’s Palace Stakes (3.45pm, Royal Ascot, Tuesday), but only three of them, Dawn Approach, Magician and Toronado, have realistic chances of winning if the betting market is to be believed. more …

F1: Canadian Grand Prix Betting Tips & Preview

Two weeks after Nico Rosberg’s victory in Monaco, the Formula 1 paddock heads across the Atlantic for the Canadian Grand Prix (Race: Sunday, 7pm BST, live on BBC1 and Sky Sports) at the Circuit Giles Villeneuve in Montreal. more …