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Stan James are betting 1/2 an overseas winner and 6/4 a British winner of tomorrow's Group 1 Golden Jubilee Stakes the highlight of the final day of Royal Ascot 2009.

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Stan James have also priced up the "High Draw" handicap in the Wokingham with only those horses drawn 16 and above quoted.

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Tiger Woods the 7/4 favourite is one of the early starters for the 2009 US Open which begins shortly at Bethpage. Our offer of 6 places on bets placed prior to the start of the tournament has proved very popular and we will, of course, be betting in-running until the last putt is holed on Sunday night.

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The ICC Twenty20 World Cup reaches the semi-final stage today with favourites and unbeaten South Africa playing Pakistan at Trent Bridge. The South Africans will be looking to put to bed once and for all their reputation as being "chokers" on the big stage and they didn't look at ease against the Indian spinners at Trent Bridge earlier in the week despite their ultimate 12 run success.

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Tomorrow is Ladies’ Day at Royal Ascot and the likely favourite Yeats is bidding to make history by becoming the first horse ever to win four successive Gold Cups. The eight-year-old will love the forecast fast ground, and is reported to be working the house down at Ballydoyle, but time waits for no one.

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Freddie, aka half-wit, is up for eviction for the 2nd week running and the current odds (8/1 to get the bullet on Friday) suggest that he's going to survive again. Despite gaining 9 votes from his fellow housemates to Cairon's 4 votes the American born Cairon is a very strong favourite (1/33) to be evicted this week.

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We shall be betting 1/4 odds 1,2,3,4,5 places on tomorrow's Royal Hunt Cup one of the biggest betting races of the year.

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The unbeaten Forgotten Voice makes his turf debut after three wins on polytrack and it will be fascinating to see if the lightly-raced four-year-old can transfer his AW form.

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Stan James have a number of concessions ahead of the second Major of the golf season the 2009 US Open which begins at Bethpage on Thursday.

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We are offering 1/4 odds 6 places

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One lucky Stan James punter was in clover on Sunday when his 50p each way Lucky 15 returned £31,748.33p including £18,787.76 as a result of our Best Odds Guaranteed and 10% bonus for four winners.

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The customer from Hereford wasn't watching yesterday's racing and was only alerted to the fact that it might be a red-letter day when I rang him to congratulate him on his win.

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Stan James make unbeaten Fame And Glory their 13/8 favourite for the Aidan O'Brien Derby as the company have introduced a market with just the six Ballydoyle trained runners. Sea The Stars remains 11/4 favourite in the outright market.

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A wonderful weekend's racing beginning this afternoon with the Group 1 Coronation Cup and the Fillies' Classic the Investec Oaks with Michael Bell's Musidora winner Sariska the favourite to give the Newmarket handler another British Classic to go with Motivator's brilliant Derby success back in 2005.

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