Insurance Age

Backing a winner

The punters had been preparing for their annual pilgrimage to Cheltenham for the Gold Cup, ready to descend on the town in their droves to contribute their share of the hundreds of millions of pounds that are estimated to be gambled on this prestigious racing event.

However, the unpredictable British weather ensured that March's Cheltenham Festival was postponed for a day, bringing huge disruption and disappointment to both organiser and punter alike. It would be difficult to find a more apt exam

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