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By Rupert Adams

Cheltenham –Ruby Walsh Saves Bookies Multi-Million Payout

Ruby Walsh, normally the bookies’ nemesis saved William Hill a multi-million pound payout today when winning the Mare’s Hurdle on Benie Des Dieux (FR). The firm were looking at a number of accas rolling up on Apple’s Jade – many people’s banker of the week in the Mare’s Hurdle - but Ruby Walsh secured his second winner of the day.

Cheltenham Festival By Rupert Adams

Cheltenham Festival: £250 Million Set To Be Bet – Bookies Face Terrible Tuesday

William Hill are gearing up for their busiest week of the year with the Cheltenham festival kicking off on Tuesday. Hills alone expect to take £50 million and predict an industry turnover in the region of £250 million. The festival starts with the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle and the bookies face the prospect of a shocking start should the red hot 11/8 favourite Getabird get punters off to a flyer. Getabird is followed by three other massive festival fancies and therefore the bookies are facing the prospect of a total meltdown.

Football By Rupert Adams

Wenger Edges Closer To Exit

For the fourth time in 10 days, William Hill have cut the price of Arsene Wenger being the next Premier League manager to go and he is 6/1 from 8/1 to be the next out. Ancelotti is the 4/1 favourite to be his replacement and it is 4/9 that he is gone before the start of next season.

By Rupert Adams

Oscars –Money For Lady Bird – But Will Winner Be Correctly Announced

William Hill make Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri their 4/5 favourite to win the best picture Oscar, but the move continues for Lady Bird (9/1) and Get Out which is 12/1. Meanwhile there have also been a number of small bets on the winner of any of the Big Four Oscars (Picture, Actor, Actress, Director) being incorrectly announced.

Oscars / Film Awards By Rupert Adams

What Was The Worst Film Of The Year?

The Emoji Movie is the red hot 4/6 favourite to win this year’s Worst Picture Razzie in what looks a strong year with Baywatch (11/4) and Fifty Shades Darker offered at 6/1. Katherine Heigl is 6/5 for Worst Actress for Unforgettable and Tom Cruise (6/4) could win his first for The Mummy.

By Rupert Adams

Wenger Odds On To Be Gone – Ancelotti Fav for The Job

Arsene Wenger is odds on (8/13) NOT to be in charge of Arsenal on the first day of next season and as it stands Carlo Ancelotti is the 4/1 favourite to replace Mr Wenger. Fan favourites Dennis Bergkamp, Thierry Henry & Patrick Vieira are all offered at 16/1, whilst Sol Campbell is a 66/1 outsider.