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Tiger Woods had last weekend's Buick Open in the bag ever since the Great Man shot a nine-under par 63 in the second round. His final round 69 saw him come home three shots clear of an ordinary field and we initially went 7/1 that Woods would follow up this week in the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in Ohio and next weekend's final Major of the season the US PGA Championship.

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The third Ashes test between England and Australia starts on 30th July 2009. Here's my video preview of the betting opportunities on the event.

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Here's my betting preview of the main races at Glorious Goodwood on Saturday 1st August 2009.

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Stan James are offering an enhanced double of 9/2 on Tiger Woods to regain the Claret Jug this week at Turnberry and Phil Taylor to retain the stanjames.com World Matchplay Championship at the Winter Gardens Blackpool on Sunday week.

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Watch my betting preview of the 2nd Test Match of the Ashes Series which starts Thursday 16th July. England have yet to impress and the money is going on a draw.

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Tiger Woods is the clear favourite to win the 2009 Open Championship, but who are the main challengers?

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Stan James make England physiotherapist Steve McCaig 5/6 favourite to get onto the Lords pitch during play to treat a player before his Australian counterpart Alex Kountouris (10/11) in the forthcoming Ashes Test.

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Stan James are betting 1/4 odds first 6 in the Open Championship on the following pre tournament markets:

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  • Outright market. Available until Tiger Woods tees off on Thursday morning at 9.09
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  • Betting without Tiger Woods
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The July Meeting is one of the highlights of the Flat season and the three-day Festival begins tomorrow with the Group 1 Falmouth Stakes over the straight mile for Fillies and Mares.

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The challenge of the Classic generation is headed by last year's highest-rated juvenile Rainbow View who has yet to hit the heights expected of her so far this term.

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Sponsors Stan James make Phil Taylor the 8/15 favourite to win his tenth World Matchplay Title and his eighth under the Stan James sponsorship later in the month.

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The Power couldn't have wished for a better draw and it will take an act of God or a dodgy bag of Blackpool Fish & Chips to prevent him reaching yet another Major Final.

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