Good morning all,
Feeling a fair bit better today so might try a visit to Southwell later, if I’m still feeling okay.
I was interested in following the Kinloch vs Corals case on Twitter yesterday, as it was being live Tweeted (which the judge allowed, it being in a Scottish court) and was proving more interesting than the racing.
For those of you not familiar with the case, here it is in a nutshell – Mr Kinloch (the punter) placed a £100 bet on Rangers to be relegated from the SPL (at 2500-1), they go bust and are “demoted” (that’s what Coral as saying, demoted rather than relegated) to Div 3. They then refuse to pay the bet, claiming this is now a different Rangers than the one he placed the bet on. There’s lots of other twists and turns (read all about it here – http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/rangers-werent-relegated-claim-bookie-9648117 ) so now basically Mr Kinloch has taken Coral to court to get his money.
What looked an open and shut case now looks much more a 50-50 toss up, as Corals seem to keep digging a bigger and bigger hole for themselves. Anyway, it reminded me of a story, the one time that we (that’s me and a few mates) actually knew more than Corals did and made them pay for a few quid. Read on….Continue Reading