WAYNE ROONEY is 16/1 with Ladbrokes to emulate teammate Michael Owen at Ascot with his newly bought yearling.
Rooney’s latest purchase is also 8/1 to be a Group winner in the UK as a two-year-old, with the same price applying should the horse land a Group contest in its classic year.
Alex Donohue of Ladbrokes said: “Rooney’s foray into ownership should generate huge excitement. If his horse lands a big prize it will almost certainly cost us a few quid but it will be worth every penny.”
Ladbrokes latest betting
Wayne Rooney racing specials
Rooney to own a Group winner in the UK as a 2 year old – 8/1
Rooney to own a Group winner in the UK as a 3 year old – 8/1
Rooney to own a Royal Ascot winner by end of 2015 – 16/1
*prices only apply to yearling colt by Bahamian Bounty out of Amazon Beauty