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
'Devastating accident' - Rider, 22, dies after fall at leading Scottish stables - Wed, 16 Jan 2019
A horse racing trainer confirms the "untimely death" of the 22-year-old staff member in a "tragic accident".
Racehorse owner Lady Rothschild dies aged 83 - Sun, 13 Jan 2019
Lady Rothschild "fought a recent illness most valiantly", a family spokeswoman says.
'Take a chance on me' - how jockey's letter appealing for work paid off - Thu, 10 Jan 2019
Sophie Ralston says a major gamble has paid off - after she wrote an impassioned letter calling for racehorse trainers to take a chance on her.
Cheltenham Gold Cup: 2018 champion Native River, Sizing John and Coneygree among entries - Wed, 09 Jan 2019
Three previous winners including 2018 champion Native River are among 43 entries for the 2019 Cheltenham Gold Cup
Might Bite: Cheltenham Gold Cup likely next race after breathing operation - Thu, 03 Jan 2019
Trainer Nicky Henderson says chaser Might Bite is unlikely to run before the Cheltenham Festival after a breathing operation,
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