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Foot & Mouth Diseases produces Ladbrokes betting on Yacht Races

by Sue Warden-Owens on 2 Mar 2001
Following the decision to suspend all UK horseracing for seven days, as part of emergency plans to contain the spread of Foot and Mouth disease, Ladbrokes.com will be offering an array of betting opportunities on a broad range of international sporting events, including the highly exciting and unpredicatable Times Clipper 2000 Round the World Yacht Race.

Race organisers, Clipper Ventures Plc, the AIM listed yacht racing and branded sailing event company, are currently running a betting promotion with Ladbrokes on the next race in The Times Clipper 2000, a 950 nautical mile sprint from Yokohama to Shanghai. Visitors to www.clipper-ventures.com will be able to put their yachting knowledge or support for their favourite boat to profitable use and all new bets placed (excludes existing accounts) of £10 or over, qualify the lucky gambler for a Times Clipper 2000 Polo Shirt.

The fleet of eight identical 60-ft yachts, each sponsored by UK cities including Bristol, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Plymouth, Portsmouth and the island of Jersey, will set sail from Yokohama at 10:00 local time on Monday 5th March 2001. Commenting on the current betting odds, Andy Clifton of Ladbrokes said: 'All of us at Ladbrokes join The Times Clipper 2000 crews in their excitement and anticipation of the next race stage. It's been no secret that most of the big money so far has been on Bristol Clipper, and with her win in the latest race she is looking more and more difficult to catch. However, the race route has been designed to provide a good balance of short intense sprints and long, tactical races and we've seen some close finishes of late, so expect Bristol to face some fierce competition on this next race.'

The city-branded Polo Shirt offer is valid until next Monday March 5th 2001, when the race to Shanghai begins. For further information on The Times Clipper 2000, or the next race which sets sail from the UK in October 2002, please visit www.clipper-ventures.com

Ladbrokes' latest odds to win the event:
1/4 Bristol, 4/1 London, 8/1 Plymouth, 10/1 Jersey, 16/1 Portsmouth, 40/1 Liverpool, 150/1 Leeds, 150/1 Glasgow

Ladbrokes' latest odds to win race 7 to Shanghai:
Evens Bristol, 6/1 Plymouth, 6/1 Jersey, 6/1 Portsmouth, 8/1 London, 8/1 Liverpool, 16/1 Leeds, 20/1 Glasgow

The Times Clipper 2000 Results of Race 6:
Hawaii to Yokohama (All times GMT)

1. Bristol Clipper 25 Feb 21:36
2. Jersey Clipper 25 Feb 22:04
3 Liverpool Clipper 26 Feb 12:31
4 Portsmouth Clipper 26 Feb 16:04
5 Glasgow Clipper 26 Feb 16:09
6 London Clipper 27 Feb 19:54
7 Plymouth Clipper 27 Feb 23:38
8 Leeds Clipper 28 Feb 12:08

Overall points after Race 6

1 Bristol 42
2 London 33
3 Plymouth 32
4 Portsmouth 30
5 Jersey 28
6 Liverpool 21
7 Leeds 15
8 Glasgow 15
nb Leeds Clipper is ahead of Glasgow as her best result was higher

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