Betting

Racing

John O'Shea hopes Gypsy Diamond can help him finish on a high

Chris Roots John O'Shea would love to finish his time as a public trainer with a group 1 win with Gypsy Diamond in the Queen Of The Turf at Randwick on Saturday.

Racing

It's A Dundeel ready to reign supreme in Queen Elizabeth Stakes

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Max Presnell So far this preparation It’s A Dundeel, dynamic on his day, has lacked a certain thrust, but is ready to produce his best at Randwick on Saturday, according to jockey James McDonald.

Horse Racing

Shamus Award drifts in betting for Australian Guines

Michael Lynch When a three-year-old takes on his elders first up in Group 1 company and runs a respectably close third, he might be expected to tighten up in the market for a classic race against his own age group...

Cricket

More cricket betting scam fears as Brit reappears at ODI

Illustration: John Shakespeare

Chloe Saltau and Chris Barrett Man investigated for illegal betting at BBL game in Melbourne reappeared at ODI in Sydney.

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Racing

Rubick bolts to top of Golden Slipper betting

SPORT Rubick ridden by Brenton Avdulla wins the first race at Rosehill on Saturday 25 January 2014. Pic JENNY EVANS

Chris Roots Exciting was the word for Rubick's first race-day appearance, which shot him to favouritism for the Blue Diamond and Golden Slipper, at Randwick on Saturday.

Tom Waterhouse's betting blues

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Tony Wright Bookmaker refused big wager on his mother's horse

A mug's guide to Melbourne Cup betting success

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 14: Nash Rawiller riding Fiorente wins the Dato'Tan Chin Nam Stakes during Melbourne Racing at Moonee Valley Racecourse on September 14, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

Kyle Mackey-Laws When it comes to the Melbourne Cup, as a collective group of gamblers, we suck. Big time.

Football

Six held over English football betting

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James Pheby Six men have been arrested by police investigating alleged fixing in English football matches amid claims of attempts to defraud Asian betting websites.

Racing

John Messara happy to let her majesty's horse steal the show in Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Happy to play second fiddle: John Messara is happy for his It's A Dundeel to run second to the Queen's horse, Carlton House.

Chris Roots Bookmakers around the country can't find a dollar for Carlton House in Saturday's Queen Elizabeth Stakes, but the cheer squad for her majesty's horse will be led by It's A Dundeel's owner and Racing...

Football

Revealed: the international Mr Big calling the shots in football betting

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Nick McKenzie, Nino Bucci, Richard Baker The world's biggest match fixer is suspected of masterminding the rigging of Australian professional football matches while under police protection in Europe.

Horseracing

Never mind the betting, just sit back and watch this gem sparkle

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Max Presnell Budding champion Atlantic Jewel is easy to tip but hard to back in Saturday's Underwood Stakes at Caulfield, while Hawkspur, given an added boom by Jim Cassidy, is at more attractive odds for...

Soccer

FA criticised over betting scam

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English football's governing body accused of inaction after failing to question three non-league clubs over a possible betting scam that could have links to a similar case in Australia.

Racing

Racing looks to Asian betting pools for shore up revenue

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Chris Roots With the footy finals behind us, the Spring Carnival starts in earnest and racing gets its annual moment in the sporting spotlight.

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Court says Indian board probe into betting illegal

Delhi Court ruling causes further trouble for cricket head N. Srinivasan, reports say.

Football

Rangers star Black caught in betting drama

Rangers midfielder Ian Black has been accused of betting against his own team three times.

Singo's doubts over top mare not reflected in early betting with bookies

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Michael Sharkie Despite John Singleton's concerns regarding the condition of More Joyous before last Saturday's All Aged Stakes, punters showed no hesitation in backing his mare to win her ninth group 1.

Horseracing

Inquiry to use betting books, phone records

GAI & ROBBIE WATERHOUSE

Kate McClymont, Nick Ralston Controversial racing identity Robbie Waterhouse is set to be drawn into the stewards' inquiry that has embroiled his wife, trainer Gai Waterhouse, his bookmaking son Tom and the family's former close...

Horseracing

Boxing or betting: the ring knows all

Max Presnell

Max Presnell Gai Waterhouse had an easy points win over John Singleton in the second of their title series on Monday but lost one round on a foul.

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Cricket

IPL owner suspended over betting

New Delhi Cricket officials on Monday suspended the co-owner of an Indian Premier League (IPL) team and announced plans for a major clean-up of the sport after an illegal betting and spot-fixing scandal.

racing

Owners, jockey charged in Astronomer betting inquiry

Chris Roots Racing NSW stewards have charged two owners with laying their own horse to lose on Betfair and a jockey with not allowing it to run on its merits in a maiden at Goulburn on June 16.