Lots of sporting action this weekend

Horseracing first this week and following last weekend’s win and injury scare for Kauto Star the revised betting for the Cheltenham Gold Cup is as follows:  5/4 Kauto Star, 6/4 Denman, 14/1 Exotic Dancer, 33/1 bar.   This weekend the big race is the Racing Post Chase at Newbury. Betting as follows: 4/1 Gungadu, 6/1 Ungaro, 7/1 An Accordian, 7/1 Simon, 10/1 bar.   The Six Nations Championship is back this weekend and the games are priced as follows (All handicap betting): Ireland (-12 points) 10/11 v Scotland (+12 points) 10/11. Wales (+13 points) 10/11 v Italy (+13 points). France (-6 points) 10/11 v England (+6 points) 10/11. All Handicap draws available at 20/1.   Premiership Soccer: Newcastle 5/1 v Manchester United 8/15; Draw 11/4. Birmingham 11/2 v Arsenal 1/2; Draw 3/1.   In GAA, the All-Ireland Club semi-finals are on this weekend. Prices as follows: Football – Ballina 7/4 v Nemo Rangers 4/7; Draw 7/1. St. Vincents 6/4 v Crossmaglen 4/6; Draw 13/2.   Hurling: Portumna 4/9 v Loughmore/Castleiney 9/4; Draw 10/1. Birr 1/7 v Dunloy 7/1; Draw 12/1. Bet of the Week: Last week’s €20 on Man. United at 6/5 came up trumps so we are €31 ahead for the year to date. This weekend we are putting our €20 on Scotland (+12 points) at evens to cover the handicap against Ireland in the Six Nations Championship.