Plenty of action at home and abroad

It’s another busy weekend in sport and locally the County SHC final replay is the big game. Odds as follows: Athleague 5/6; Padraig Pearses 6/5; draw 7/1. To win the cup outright (without the draw) Athleague 8/11; Padraig Pearses 1/1.   In horseracing the end of season flat racing  festival takes place in the USA with the annual Breeders Cup on Saturday night.   In the Breeders Cup Classic Aidan O’Brien’s George Washington is a 10/1 shot – however in the other featured Breeders Cup Turf Stakes, O’Brien’s Arc hero Dylan Thomas is the 1/1 favourite to land the title for the Tipperary trainer and jockey, Johnny Murtagh.   Race odds: Dylan Thomas 1/1, English Channel 5/1, Red Rocks 6/1, Better Talk Now 9/1 and 10/1 bar.   In National Hunt racing the Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Kauto Star makes his re-appearance at Aintree on Sunday next.   In the Premiership the following are the featured matches (and odds) this weekend: Chelsea 4/7 v Man City 6/1; Draw 5/2. Liverpool 6/5 v Arsenal 11/5; Draw 11/5. Bet of the week This week we’re going for the Arc winner Dylan Thomas, trained by Aidan O’Brien and ridden by Johnny Murtagh at 1/1 to capture the  Breeders Cup Turf Stakes in the USA on Saturday night.