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Blog, it was with such sadness, that I attended the last night at Wimbledon Greyhound Stadium. So many faces congregated, to shake hands and reminisce, possibly for the last time. I was perfectly situated, in...

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BEN’S BLOG: ‘Responsible Gambling’

March 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Racing Post, yesterday carried an article, with comments from Wanda Goldberg (below left), chairman of the Senet Group (another politically-correct joke-firm, milking bookmakers), and Sarah Gardner (below right), someone else with a long business...

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The Racing Post today, carry an interview with Warwick Bartlett, Bookmakers Committee Man/Expert. Mr Bartlett says, that the entire Betting Industry, is being held back by the Holier-Than-Thou-Committee, because of the mountains of compliance, we...

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Yoouuu reckon, you’ve heard it allll before, don’t you, Blog? Yes, you do. I know yoouuu. Well, get this… On the Friday of Cheltenham, after a couple of races, when we were really cracking away,...

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I know I always say this, but the betting-ring really does get SIGNIFICANTLY busier, every year, at Cheltenham and Royal Ascot. On both our Tattersalls and Rails pitches, bet-numbers have been well up, and we...

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After years of doing our bollocks, as bookies, on the Tuesdays at Cheltenham, it was a positive change, to kick the week off; in the plus column. We didn’t take nearly the same money, as...

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BEN’S BLOG: ‘Women in the Betting-Ring’

March 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

It is always a pleasure to bet next to Julie Williams at Cheltenham, and great to see that she has Tanya Stevenson, on the firm this year too. On-course bookies always say, that a woman...

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Blog, what is all of this worrying about paying the EU £58 billion? Look at all of the Unlucky-Face countries: Greece is run by people who believe debt is a terrible thing (unless they are...

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Although, in recent years, I have relished making a book at Royal Ascot, far more than Cheltenham, I certainly feel different this year. The Mullins domination now over, all of the tedious 4/7 chances have...

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Well done to George Osborne, for grafting his way into another mega, 1 day a week, payday, from one of his Corporate Bumchums. A favour being returned, can we presume…? And what’s all this crying...

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