As you would expect from one of the oldest sports, horse race betting online is very well established and was one of the first sports to gain a foothold on the internet.
You can bet on every race at every race meeting as well as placing bets on future major races like the Grand National, the Derby and Gold Cup.
All the major race meets are covered from around the globe including US and Canadian races.
Horse racing is the first sport on the list for all the major online bookmakers and you can place any bet you would in a betting shop, all from the comfort of your own home.
We’ve reviewed all the top online horse racing bookmakers for you below:-
888Sport are front runners for online horse racing betting. They are especially renowned as a superb Racebook (a popular site for UK, European, US and major International Horse racing bets). Opening a betting account is very simple and their website is very well designed and easy to use. A free opening bet is on offer when you sign up to 888Sport
William Hill‘s online horse racing betting is among the best as you would expect from this long established UK bookmaker. All daily races are covered from the UK and Ireland as well as abroad and their website is easy to use and navigate. There is a free opening bet when you sign up to William Hill and the odds are excellent.
Leading Irish bookmaker, Paddypower‘s horse racing betting is top of the range and they offer many special deals and offers, like money-back and extra place. You can check out the form direct from their website before you bet and get live commentary on the races. You get a free bet when you sign up to Paddypower so it’s got to be worth a punt.
Betfairis great for horse racing betting. As you are betting against other punters and not the bookmakers you can get better odds and you can lay bets as well.There is good information on their website about the latest form and going as well as a forum where you can chat with other punters.Right now, Betfair are offering a free bet just to join up so there’s never been a better time to head for the races.
Latest Horse Racing News
BHA stands down majority of staff to 'save industry £1m a month' - Fri, 27 Mar 2020
The British Horseracing Authority will furlough the majority of its 260 staff during the coronavirus pandemic.
Virtual Grand National set for 4 April after Aintree race cancelled - Fri, 27 Mar 2020
The actual Grand National may be off, but next weekend will still feature a televised Virtual Grand National.
British Horseracing Authority postpone jockey whip use consultation - Thu, 26 Mar 2020
The consultation into the use of whips by jockeys during races is postponed because of the coronavirus.
Irish racing to be halted because of coronavirus - Tue, 24 Mar 2020
Irish horse racing is to be halted after new restrictions were announced because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Hughes deserves to be champion - Johnson - Mon, 23 Mar 2020
Richard Johnson says title rival Brian Hughes deserves to be crowned British champion after the season was halted due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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