Author: Mike Deasy


Oohs and ahs at Ascot

Not in the normal manner, not in the normal part There were lots of oohs and ahs after racing at Ascot when the Berkshire track put on its firework spectacular. In the closing stages...


Tote sale offers racing a ray of hope

The deadline was the end of this month, but the deal was agreed last week and Betfred sold the Tote to the newly named UK Tote Group. Under its original name, Alizeti, the Group...


Who’s next on the betting merger merry-go-round?

Well, who saw that coming? Consolidation of bookmakers has been widely predicted, either by their demise, such as Betbright and 188, or through takeovers and mergers, such as Corals and Ladbrokes and Betfair and...