Mayo Rose is favourite to win competition

Bookies are expecting big money of to be laid on the Roses ahead of tonight`s rose selection. The favourite is Mayo Rose Aileen Ni shuilleabhain at 4 to one, while the Kerry Rose Siobhan Ryan is at 20 to 1. Bets are also being taken on the likelihood of presenter Ray Darcy dueting with one of the Roses. Paddy Power says the festival is very popular with punters.