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:-
Bet365 have good horse race betting online coverage focusing on the UK and Ireland but they also cover the US and other international races. They offer a price and best odds promise and you can do a search on the form of your chosen horses. Their website is easy to navigate and place bets and you can get free bets when you open your account with Bet365.
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
Ayr Races off: Scottish horse racing hit for third day running - Tue, 12 Dec 2017
Tuesday's meeting at Ayr Racecourse is abandoned due to the freezing weather, following cancellations at Hamilton and Kelso.
Sizing John wins John Durkan on track return at Punchestown - Sun, 10 Dec 2017
Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Sizing John claims an impressive victory on his return to the track in the John Durkan Memorial Chase.
Highland Reel marks farewell with win in Hong Kong - Sun, 10 Dec 2017
Highland Reel ends his career by winning the Hong Kong Vase at Sha Tin under jockey Ryan Moore and will now head to stud.
Blaklion wins Becher Chase, Politologue takes Tingle Creek - Sat, 09 Dec 2017
Blaklion delivers a statement of intent for the Grand National with victory in the Becher Chase, while Politologue wins the Tingle Creek Chase.
Peter Walwyn: Former champion trainer dies at 84 - Fri, 08 Dec 2017
Former champion trainer Peter Walwyn, who saddled Grundy to Epsom Derby success in 1975, dies at the age of 84.
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