The Citi Handicap Stakes: betting on a new CEO

An English bookie quotes odds on the stallions and geldings in the running for CitiÆs top job.
Subprime may have seemed like a gamble, but if you really want a sporting investment, put down your money on who will snaffle the top job at Citi.

British bookmakers Paddy Power, best known for horse racing and football betting, also offer a range of ænovelty betsÆ. As well as offering odds on how Coronation Street soap star Vera Duckworth will die, it also has odds on who will be the next permanent CEO at Citi.

Pick of the paddock is ex-Goldman-ite John Thain, favourite at 5-4, followed by Vikram Pandit at 2-1. If you believe in following a thoroughbred with a good name, the aristocratically titled Sir Win Bischoff is priced at an attractive...
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