Sean Miley has been given odds
of 4/1, while Kiera Weathers has chances of 13/2.
Candidates from the far right parties - Peter Tierney for the National Front and Mike Whitby for the BNP - are also given odds
Simon Mawer makes the list with another historical novel, 'The Glass Room', given odds
of 11/1*, the same price as debut novelist Adam Foulds, with 'The Quickening Maze', who completes the short list.
The analysts' favourite, Halfords CEO lan McLeod, a former Asda man, was given odds
We are the Olympic champions and everyone wants to beat us now and that will only lift us higher and higher,' said Campbell Paralympic dressage rider Lee Pearson received an OBE for services to equestrianism and disabled sport Veteran pollster Sir Robert Worcester, who was knighted, said two years ago he would have given odds
of 10,000 to 1 that he would not have been at the Palace.
Bets are also being placed in the political world, with Peter Hain given odds
of 12/1 to become the national Labour leader and the Liberal Democrats given the same odds to beat the Conservatives at the General Election.
He has also given odds
(1000-1) on Father Dougal McGuire, a fictional priest from the British television series, Father Ted.
When the 2005-06 season started the Steelers were given odds
of only 12/1 to win the Super Bowl, while the Seahawks were an even longer shot, with the BETonSPORTS odds makers giving them 20/1 odds to be crowned champion of the NFL in Detroit.
New York Rose Sophie Colgan and Abu Dhabi Rose Deirdre Ward have been given odds
of 7/2 to win next month while Kerry Rose Juliette Culotty is 12/1.
They were given odds
of 500-1 - offering a 200,000 pounds pay-out if McIlroy, now 22, wins one of the next three Opens.
No-one placed a bet on Newcastle winning 5-1 and Kevin Nolan getting a hat trick but we would have given odds
of about 500-1 for that bet.
NEWHALEN Let's be honest, the majority of us would bet on any distance, given odds
Dan Brown's The Lost Symbol, which was given odds
of 5/2 by William Hill 3.
He was given odds
of 28/1 on Warren Gatland's men securing a clean sweep in the coach's maiden tournament in charge of Wales, but much longer 80/1 odds on outsiders Cardiff City marching all the way to Wembley.
The bookmaker has given odds
of 1/2 on the Rehab star not turning up.