• Mon 24 Oct, 2016
  • 00:42 BST
  • 20:42 EST (BST-4)
  • 02:42 CEST (BST+2)

Carlton House Gamble Saves Bookies

Derby winner Pour Moi rode saved Ladbrokes a £20 million payout beating the Queen’s Carlton House into third place at Epsom on Saturday.

The bookies had braced themselves for a record-breaking plunge on the royal favourite and weren’t disappointed as the nation got caught up in a surge of patriotic punting.

But the French-trained Pour Moi took the spoils with a thrilling burst of speed under jockey Mickael Barzalona at odds of 4/1.

David Williams of Ladbrokes said: “It wasn’t exactly a satchel-burster but we’ve no complaints. Carlton House would have seen the bookies shelling out tens of millions.

“We’ve been fans of Pour Moi ever since his victory in the Prix Greffulhe and were keen to keep him onside. We’re leaving the Epsom Downs with our noses in front.

Ladbrokes had offered odds of 8/1 for the Derby following Pour Moi’s thrilling trial win at Saint-Cloud last month. He is now 4/1 joint favourite for the Prix de l’Ard de Triomphe at Longchamp in October alongside So You Think. Workforce is 9/2.

Subscribe & Share

Get stories like this delivered to you:

  • Facebook
  • Linked In
  • Twitter
  • Digg
  • Stumbleupon
  • Email
  • Bookmark
  • Print

Related Posts

  • No Related Posts

Betting Highlights Today

Live TV Coverage


Tue: 19:45

Liverpool v Spurs: League Cup


Tue: 19:45

Genoa v AC Milan: Serie A


Tue: 17:00



Tue: 14:00



Tue: 13:50

Catterick & Bangor


Tue: 13:00

ATP Erste Bank Open: Day 2


Tue: 09:30

Melbourne V v Melbourne C: Australian Cup Semi


Tue: 01:30

Texans @ Broncos

Horse Racing On TV | Sport On TV | Odds

Newsletter Subscription

Never Miss Another Great Offer

Sign up for our newsletter and get the latest free bets, tips and sign up promotions and more sent to your inbox every week.


About Betrescue

Betrescue.com is one of the world’s leading gambling portals, offering free bets, odds comparison, live scores and results, betting tips, bookmaker and sports betting news, betting exchange, spread betting, mobile betting apps, casino and poker guides.

At Betrescue.com we keep you up-to-date with all the breaking betting news stories from the sporting world, tell you where to find the best betting odds and help you to get the best value for money.

©2016 Betrescue Ltd. All rights reserved.

Betrescue supports responsible gambling. For more information visit GamCare and Gamble Aware.