Music By Joe Crilly

Could Beckham Be Cruzing To The Top Of The Christmas Chart?

The Christmas number one betting has been thrown wide open following the announcement that Cruz Beckham was entering the race and in the space of 24 hours, his odds have collapsed from 25/1 to 7/1 – making him the fourth favourite.

“25% of all bets in the last 24 hours have been for Cruz and he has blown the race wide open,” said William Hill spokesman Joe Crilly.

Christmas number one: 11/8 Parliamentary choir/friends of Jo Cox; 5/2 X Factor winner; 6/1 the London Hospices Choir; 7/1 Cruz Beckham; 12/1 Clean Bandit; 12/1 Mariah Carey; 16/1 Inspiral Carpets; 16/1 Rag n Bone man; 20/1 BAR