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There's horse racing action on Thursday from Beverley, Warwick, Perth, Brighton, Tipperary and Newcastle. You can get live Horse Racing Odds when there is any action and this will be available from 9am each morning.
The jumps season comes to a close in the UK this weekend at Sandown, with the Grade 1 Celebration Chase and Bet365 Gold Cup Handicap Chase the highlights. There's also Group action from the flat at the Esher track on Friday.
The Premier League is nearing it's conclusion and Liverpool could go a long way to securing their first title in 24 years with a home win over Chelsea on Sunday. The Blues were in Champions League action on Tuesday drawing 0-0 against Atletico Madrid, whilst Manchester United begin the search for a new manager after sacking David Moyes on Tuesday.
Betting specials have become increasingly popular in recent years as punters take a keen interest in reality tv shows and celebrity game shows. We have dedicated pages and odds for a variety of specials, with Britain's Got Talent the latest to hit the airwaves.
You can also check out all the latest sports news via our Betting Directory Twitter feed, highlighting the big market movers and up to date sporting information. You can also get all the very latest Special Offers provided by all of the bookmakers listed on the site.
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2.10pm - Sandown - Gordon Richards Stakes (Fri)
The split code two day meeting at Sandown gets underway on Friday with action from the flat. There are three Group contests on the card, all televised on Channel 4 with the Gordon Richards Stakes first up at 2.10pm. The Group 3 is run over a mile and a quarter and the betting is headed by Telescope trained by Sir Michael Stoute, with Godolphin's Sky Hunter also fancied.
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2.45pm - Sandown - Bet365 Mile (Fri)
Seven runners are set to go to post in the Group 2 Bet365 Mile at Sandown Park on Friday afternoon. The betting is headed by the Brian Ellison trained Top Notch Tonto, but the likes of Montiridge trained by Richard Hannon and Richard Fahy's Garswood are also well fancied and all three make their first runs of the season in what looks a competitive renewal.
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3.15pm - Sandown - Bet365 Classic Trial (Fri)
The Group 3 Bet365 Classic Trial is run over a mile and a quarter with the Epsom Derby in mind run in a couple of months. The top rated horse in Friday's race is the odds on chance Western Hymm for in form trainer John Gosdon, whilst the likes of Master Carpenter trained by Rod Millman and Richard Hannon's Truth Or Dare are also near the head of the betting.
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3.15pm - Sandown - Celebration Chase (Saturday)
The Grade 1 Celebration Chase is run over two miles and will give the Queen Mother Champion Chase winner Sire De Grugy trained by Gary Moore to sign off what has been an excellent season with a win. The eight year old triumphed in this race last year and is an odds on chance to win on Saturday, with the Emma Lavelle trained Claret Cloak and veteran French Opera a couple of those in opposition.
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3.50pm - Sandown - Bet365 Gold Cup (Saturday)
The National Hunt season draws to a close at Sandown on Saturday, with the big betting race the three mile, five and a half furlong Bet365 Gold Cup. Last year's winner was Tidal Bay trained by Paul Nicholls who saddles leading fancy Bury Parade in the 2014 renewal. Also well supported in the betting is the Nigel Twiston-Davies trained Same Difference and Ardkilly Witness trained by the Grand National winning trainer Dr Richard Newland.
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Premier League Betting
It's tight at the top of the Premier League this season with Liverpool now odds on favourites heading the market from Manchester City and Chelsea. Liverpool beat Norwich 3-2 on Sunday to stretch their lead over Chelsea to five points before the pair meet at Anfield next weekend. Chelsea slipped up at home to Sunderland on Saturday and are out to 20/1 for the title.
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12.15pm - Southampton v Everton (Sat)
Saturday's early live game from the Premier League comes from the St Mary's Stadium as Southampton host Champions League chasing Everton. Roberto Martinez's side can leapfrog Arsenal into that all important fourth spot in the table for at least a couple of days with a win here, against a Southampton side who are in cruise control following a decent campaign in the top flight.
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5.30pm - Man Utd v Norwich (Sat)
Manchester United play their first game since the sacking of David Moyes at Old Trafford on Saturday evening in front of the TV cameras, with Norwich City the visitors. Ryan Giggs will take control of the first team, as United bid to finish on some kind of high after a season which has cost Moyes his job. Norwich are desperate for the points but big underdogs here.
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12.00pm - Sunderland v Cardiff (Sun)
The first of three live games on Sunday afternoon comes from the Stadium of Light at Midday, as Sunderland host Cardiff in a relegation six-pointer. Bottom club Sunderland can leapfrog their South Wales visitors with a win following on from excellent performaces away at Man City and Chelsea which has seen Gus Poyet's team yield four points. The Black Cats start the match as favourites.
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2.00pm - Liverpool v Chelsea (Sun)
Sunday afternoon's Premier League clash between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield could go a long way to deciding who will win the title this season. A win for Brendan Rodgers side would see the Reds in a commanding position with just two games remaining, whilst Chelsea can get right back in the race with an away win.
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4.10pm - Crystal Palace v Man City (Sun)
Manchester City are odds on favourites to get all three points at Selhurst Park on Sunday afternoon as Manuel Pellegrini's side bid to keep up pace with Liverpool as games begin to run out. Palace are on a good run of their own and could still have a large part to play in the Premier League title race as they also host Liverpool next week.
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8.00pm - Arsenal v Newcastle (Mon)
The Emirates Stadium hosts the last game of the weekend on Monday night, with Arsenal needing the points to help ensure a top four finish in the Premier League this season. Arsene Wenger's side are long odds on favourites against a Newcastle side in freefall, without a win in five games and with just one goal scored and eleven conceded during that period.
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Next Manchester United Manager Betting
Following David Moyes' sacking as Manchester United manager on Tuesday morning, the bookmakers' have been hard at it compiling their next Man Utd Manager markets. The early favourite for the job is current Holland coach Louis Van Gaal who has already been linked with the Spurs job after the World Cup. Also linked are Dortmund manager Jurgen Klopp and current player Ryan Giggs.
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Champions League Betting
The Champions League semi final first legs took place this week in Spain, as Atletico Madrid drew 0-0 in Spain with Chelsea on Tuesday and Real Madrid beat competition holders Bayern Munich 1-0 on Wednesday night at the Bernabeu. We have all the latest betting news, along with the all important odds, at our dedicated Champions League mini-site.
Latest Champions League Odds
Europa League Betting
The betting for the 2013/14 Europa League is headed by Juventus, who take on last season's beaten finalists Benfica in the first leg of their semi-final in Portugal on Thursday night. There's an all Spanish tie in the other semi final, with the first leg between Sevilla and Valencia, also on Thursday night.
Latest Europa League Odds
Volvo China Open Betting
The Race to Dubai continues in Asia this week, with the Genzon Golf Club in Shenzhen the venue for the Volvo China Open. A new course for the players, the betting is headed by last year's order of merit winner Henrik Stenson and Englishman Ian Poulter. Jason Dufner makes a rare start on the European Tour whilst Brett Rumford defends his trophy.
Latest Volvo China Open Odds
Zurich Classic Betting
The TPC Louisiana hosts the Zurich Classic this week on the PGA Tour. There's a strong field including the likes of Jostin Rose who is the bookmakers' favourite. Also fancied is Rickie Fowler who has shown some good form of late, whilst Keegan Bradley and last year's winner Billy Horschel are popular in the betting.
Latest Zurich Classic Odds
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