• 21 2018 January

    BEN’S BLOG: “2 Quid”

    Hey, hey , hey….who woke up to the same text-messages as me, this morning? Rumours are abound, that the Roulette Machine FOBTs will have their stakes reduced to just £2 a spin. THE SUNDAY TIMES...

  • 21 2018 January

    STARTERS ORDERS: Sunday

    Welcome to Starters Orders. Our daily midday update from the trading room at Star Sports with our key market movers for the day across all sports. Sunday 21 January HORSE RACING 1.20 Thurles Jetez 2/1...

  • 20 2018 January

    DAVY RUSSELL: Thurles Sunday

    Moving on to look at racing at Thurles on Sunday. Sunday THURLES LAST MAN STANDING 1.20pm Has run well in two starts including the last day here when a close up fourth on better ground....

  • 20 2018 January

    STAR PREVIEW: Man City v Newcastle

    Man City will be anxious to bounce back after Liverpool halted their unbeaten sequence last Sunday and it will surely be a case of ‘normal service has now been resumed’ when they face Newcastle at...

  • 20 2018 January

    STARTERS ORDERS: Saturday

    Welcome to Starters Orders. Our daily midday update from the trading room at Star Sports with our key market movers for the day across all sports. Saturday 20 January HORSE RACING 2.10 Navan Tornado Watch...

  • 19 2018 January

    BEN’S BLOG: ‘The Return of The Judge’

    I have meetings everyday, Blog. I love them. I meet people, all day, who love The Game, and are looking for their edge. Yesterday, I met a stats man. He has spent the past 20...

  • 19 2018 January

    DAVY RUSSELL: Navan Saturday

    Navan and Thurles this weekend and testing ground is forecast at both courses. Navan tweeted out earlier that the ground is heavy (modelled by yours truly) and the country would shut down before a meeting...

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BEN’S BLOG: “2 Quid”

January 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Hey, hey , hey….who woke up to the same text-messages as me, this morning? Rumours are abound, that the Roulette Machine FOBTs will have their stakes reduced to just £2 a spin. THE SUNDAY TIMES...

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ANTEPOST EVENTS

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January 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

STAR SPORTS GREYHOUND DERBY: Star Sports will once again sponsor the most prestigious race in greyhound racing in 2018. Check our market for the Star Sports Greyhound Derby at Towcester with the final run on...

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ANTEPOST: Super Bowl

November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

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November 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

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ANTEPOST: Greyhound Racing

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ANTEPOST: Championship 2017/18

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ANTEPOST: St Leger

July 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

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BEN’S BLOG: “2 Quid”

January 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Hey, hey , hey….who woke up to the same text-messages as me, this morning? Rumours are abound, that the Roulette Machine FOBTs will have their stakes reduced to just £2 a spin. THE SUNDAY TIMES...

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BEN’S BLOG: ‘The Return of The Judge’

January 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

I have meetings everyday, Blog. I love them. I meet people, all day, who love The Game, and are looking for their edge. Yesterday, I met a stats man. He has spent the past 20...

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I have to wholeheartedly agree with Ed Chamberlin, following the article in yesterday’s Racing Post, regarding his recent speech, at The Gimcrack Dinner. OF COURSE, it’s tiring going to The Dogs and being surrounded by...

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BEN’S BLOG: ‘Happy Birthday, John Francome’

December 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

I always look at the Birthdays column in the Racing Post. I don’t know why, Blog, but it’s become a habit. The Game moves on, and I suppose, it’s just a daily reminder of who’s...

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BEN’S BLOG: ‘RIP The Good Worker’

December 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Oh, Blog, I’m so sad to hear of the death of Christine Keeler. Her life-story, one of my favourite parts of 20th Century history. The beautiful girl, who came up through the school of Hard...

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BEN’S BLOG: ‘1992. 13. Hove Dogs.’

December 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

“Will you drop me off at The Dogs later, Mum?”. 4pm. I’ve read The Racing Post, The Sporting Life, (Dogs Sections only), and walked later to get The Evening Argus, for Pat Kelly’s column. 5.30pm....

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SIMON NOTT

Anyone who has read any of my work will know that I love the betting ring, lots of people love it and I’m right up there with them. Of course, much of it is because...

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Meeting: PETER FINCH

January 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Meeting Peter Finch, bookmaker’s son, broadcaster and successful punter. MEETING PETER FINCH (part 1) MEETING PETER FINCH (part 2) MEETING PETER FINCH (part 3) BET WITH STAR SPORTS 08000 521 321 Simon Nott is author...

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SIMON NOTT: Betting Shop Characters

January 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

As previously mentioned in my blogs I spent a lot of time in my formative years in the bookies. It really was a community back in those days, and by those days I mean the...

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Meeting: EDDIE FREMANTLE

January 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pro-punter, journalist, pundit, tipster, owner and racecourse regular Eddie Fremantle talks to Star Sports about his first interest in Racing, being Man On The Spot, professional punting, Fulham, the demise of the betting ring and...

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SIMON NOTT: Cat Racing to Vincennes

January 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

When I first got into this wonderful game it was, as it largely still is today, the colour and colourful characters that lured me in and kept my affection. I’d become a passionate reader of...

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Firstly we’d like to wish everyone a very happy and healthy 2018. New Year’s Day at Cheltenham started wet but thankfully had cleared up a bit by the time the Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle got underway....

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April 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Details on opening a new account with us. We offer both credit and debit account facilities. If you have a friend interested in opening an account, check out our Refer A Friend promotion....

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December 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

For the very latest Star Sports news, prices and offers you can follow us on twitter @starsports_bet. We'll also tweet you news of updated editions to Ben's Blog and our exclusive daily sporting previews. ...

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