Ian Guider's Market Talk

Paddy Power Betfair’s results don’t tell the whole story

8th May, 2016
Ruby Walsh wins the Champion Hurdle on Annie Power at Cheltenham last March

Annie Power cost bookmakers an awful lot of money at the Cheltenham festival back in March. The Willie Mullins-trained winner of the champion hurdle was one of a long list of winning favourites to knock the stuffing out of bookies. As the boss of Ladbrokes said the principles of gaming went out the window over the festival as he and his rivals used special bets as a way to get punters in. They went overboard...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!


What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Share this post

Related Stories

Content is king – just ask Netflix as rivals attempt to steal its crown

Tom Maguire: Tax changes we make now could help business for years

The Daily Briefing