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Punters have Murray Mania as Sports Personality of the Year

| 20.12.2015
SPORTSBOOK ODDS

Andy Murray landed a gamble this evening by winning the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award for 2015 where he was odds-on at 4-9 with leading bookmaker Coral before tonight’s show. The British number one was well backed since he helped Great Britain to their first Davis Cup success since 1936.

Rory McIlroy is the 6-1 favourite with Coral to be crowned the winner in 12 months’ time, Murray is 7-1 to defend his award, Jessica Ennis-Hill is 8-1 and Lewis Hamilton can be backed at 9-1.

“Ever since he helped Great Britain to their first Davis Cup success in 79 years, punters have been piling into Andy Murray to win this award and they got it absolutely right, costing Britain’s bookmakers a six-figure pay-out,” said Coral’s John Hill.

**2016 Sports Personality of the Year

6-1 Rory McIlroy,  7-1 Andy Murray,  8-1  Jessica Ennis-Hill, 9-1 Lewis Hamilton, 12-1 Katarina Johnson Thompson, 14-1 Bradley Wiggins, 20-1 Amir Khan, Wayne Rooney, 25-1 Bar.

ENDS

Further contact information:

John Hill 07889 645520

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John Hill

John is the newest member of the PR team having joined in April 2014. In his previous role he worked as a broadcaster where he could be heard building up to the action in horse racing, greyhounds and a range of sports.
As a PR manager he will be responsible for Coral's news website providing the latest market movers, as well as various other media relations, including Box Nation and RPGTV.
John is a proud Rochdale fan having been born in the town which has produced the likes of Gracie Fields and Lisa Stansfield.