Snippets From The Betting Ring – Gold Cup Day Cheltenham 18/03/16

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The books lined up early probably feeling a little like troops about to go 'over the top' for the fourth day in a row.

The books lined up early probably feeling a little like troops about to go ‘over the top’ for the fourth day in a row.

 

'General' Joe Oliver warned his troops that win or lose the last battle there'd probably be only frugal honours.

‘General’ Joe Oliver warned his troops that win or lose the last battle there’d probably be only frugal honours.

 

The bookies hoped the punters' favourites would be this fast.

The bookies hoped the punters’ favourites would be this fast.

 

The ladies got their bets on early.

The ladies got their bets on early.

 

Another lady stole the hearts of the public after her courageous fifth. Did her supporters tuck up Star?

Another lady stole the hearts of the public after her courageous fifth. Did her supporters tuck up Star?

 

Now that's what you call a crowd - sadly for the bookies the vast majority were all quids in.

Now that’s what you call a crowd – sadly for the bookies the vast majority were all quids in.

 * Carnage* (for the bookies) and *Courage* of  VP sum up the last day – read all about it in RACING AHEAD Magazine. If you fancy becoming an on-course bookie I suspect there will be some pitches for sale! 

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