Tag Archives: Michael Shinners

Sky Bet steps up with minimum bet guarantee

Sky Bet has become the latest online UK operator, to roll out a minimum bet guarantee to its customers. The guarantee will allow punters to bet to win £500 on Class 1 and Class 2 races from 10am on the morning of the race. The new minimum bet, which also applies to restricted customers, means that Sky Bet has become …

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Ladbrokes’ Donohue takes fifth place in the Tipster Challenge

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Alex Donohue, PR Manager at Ladbrokes, landed his second winner in the final race of the day at Hereford to enter the Tipster Challenge in 5th place. The 4.11 points he collected from Long Call (3/1) and Lady Karina (11/10) put him between Coral’s John Hill and Sky Bet’s Michael Shinners in the latest standings. This meant that Stephen Harris …

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Timeform records second highest weekly total at Leicester

Timeform collected the second highest weekly total with 9.00 points at Leicester, which took their average to 3.81 points over the first 10 weeks of Tipster Challenge action. Unfortunately for Timeform, they still dropped a place to seventh behind this week’s guest Stuart Tilly. The CEO from Argyll Entertainment called a 4/1 winner in Gray Day to land in sixth place in …

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Coral’s John Hill takes the Tipster Challenge at Fakenham

John Hill, PR Manager at Coral, has accepted the Tipster Challenge at Fakenham this week. He becomes the fourth industry guest to provide tips, following on from Ed Nicholson of Unibet, Michael Shinners of Sky Bet and Alan Alger of Betway, the current leader of the competition. Hill, who will be looking to beat the 11.41 points collected by Alger …

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Alger represents Betway in the Tipster Challenge at Fontwell

Alan Alger, PR Manager for Betway takes on Stephen Harris from bettingexpert and Timeform in the third week of the jump season Tipster Challenge for 2016/17 at Fontwell Races. Michael Shinners assumed the lead in the competition last week, after collecting 4.00 points from a pair of winners at Wetherby. Ed Nicholson, Head of Unibet UK Marketing Operations, sits at …

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Sky Bet’s Shinners takes Tipster Challenge lead at Wetherby

Michael Shinners, Racing PR Manager at Sky Bet, came in straight at the top of the Tipster Challenge leaderboard, after collecting two race wins and 4.00 points at Wetherby. All three of our experts picked out the even money favourite Ballybolley, whilst Shinners was able to achieve back to back success on the 3/1 Sharp Response in the following race. Timeform …

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Sky Bet’s Michael Shinners picks out his winners at Wetherby

Michael Shinners, Racing PR Manager at Sky Bet, takes on Stephen Harris from bettingexpert and Timeform in the second week of the jump season Tipster Challenge for 2016/17 at Wetherby. Shinners follows on from Ed Nicholson, Head of Unibet UK Marketing Operations, who managed just 0.73 points in the opening week. Timeform assumed the early lead after picking up two …

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Sky Bet to sponsor Summer Sprint Series at Royal Windsor

Arena Racing Company (ARC) and Royal Windsor Racecourse have announced that Sky Bet will be headline sponsors of the new Summer Sprint Series. The Sky Bet Summer Sprint Series will consist of nine qualifying races run over five and six furlongs. Each race will be worth at least £10,000, including two £20,000 handicaps.  The Sky Bet Summer Sprint Series Final …

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Tipster Challenge Results – Two winners apiece at Carlisle

Michael Shinners of Sky Bet turned in an expert Tipster Challenge performance at Carlisle, collecting 9.5 points thanks largely to a 6/1 win from Tara The Tiger. A big thank you to Michael for accepting the challenge, providing detailed tips and giving another boost to a resurgent team of Guests. It was an up and down day elsewhere, as incredibly all four tipsters …

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Sky Bet pay out on void race

Sky Bet are paying out on the winner Humidor – as well as each-way bets on the second and third – after confusion reigned in the void race at Epsom on Monday The runners in the totepool Supporting The Sport You Love Handicap completed the full five furlongs despite a false start having been called at the rain-drenched track. The riders …

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