Ladbrokes – Who’s on Your List?

June 28, 2011

The Tour begins this weekend and I had to get my bets in. It’s the first year (except for 1998) that I’ve bet on the Tour – and in ’98 I didn’t know what I was doing.

So I sent a tweet out to the world to find a friend in London who could place a bet or seven for me on the race. I wanted to ensure that I picked a winner in this year’s Tour de France and was pretty certain who would finish on the podium.

By the way, if you go back through the blog, I’ve been really good at picking the podium in the past so this seemed like a great way to make my millions. OK, I only put £1 on each rider, but still, it could be £100 when all is said and done.

My picks were – in no particular order…

Sammy Sanchez
Ivan Basso
Andy Schleck
Cadel Evans
Levi Leipheimer
Bradley Wiggins and
Alberto Contador

Were I to compose the podium from that list, I would put it in this order…

Win – Cadel Evans
Place – Levi Leipheimer
Show – Sammy Sanchez

Alberto Contador will likely crash out this year.

Just my predictions. What are yours?