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What Cheltenham meant for bookmakers!

2016-03-28 10:06:16

Previously, we guessed 'What Cheltenham means for bookmakers'. This week, we can reveal what the 2016 event truly meant for bookmakers. Every year after Cheltenham, spectators claim that they backed the right horses, and - at the least - that they broke even. Often, this is little but wishful thinking. However, at this year’s Cheltenham Festival, this has rung true for many horse betting fans.

With trainer Willie Mullins horses turning heavily-backed favourites early on and triumphing over the four days of Festival fun, this year’s Cheltenham was expected to be a particularly bad year for bookmakers.