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Thursday 13th October 2022

Best Promos and Bonuses for Racing Bettors

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Horse racing is one of the most historic, exciting and passionate sports there ever was. It is the main attraction of the betting industry, with traders working on the various daily racecards and the best of the antepost seeing more action than any other sport. In terms of betting popularity, racing stands head and shoulders above the chasing pack, beating soccer into second with the likes of greyhound racing, American Football, tennis and boxing all vying for position. There can be no doubting the king of this jungle.

The United Kingdom is the spiritual home of racing, but it’s not the only nation with a passion for the sport. There are some huge races run each year in the United States, including the Kentucky Derby, while Canada more than holds its own when it comes to staging big events and betting on the outcome. Australia, France, Germany, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia and South Africa all chip in, pulling their weight to create a modern, vibrant and attractive industry. There’s no getting away from it, not that we’d want to.

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It’s a battle for your bets

There are countless thoroughbred races run each day during the flat and jumps season, and there are almost as many bookies vying for your attention, trying to convince you to bet with them. Betting apps know the popularity of horse racing remains as high as ever, and they know people wish to place bets on the fixtures that catch their eye. But how do they encourage you to register an account and bet with them?

The most successful online sports betting apps aim to attract a steady stream of new players to their app by offering the kind of welcome bonus that helps them stand out from the crowd. This is a promotion that is reserved for new players with the goal of convincing you that one bookie has your best interests at heart much more than the competition. In such a competitive market, where most apps look and feel the same, it can be difficult to know which to trust.

Many smart bettors make it easy on themselves by going with the most generous, the bookie with the highest welcome bonus. You will find that to be a great approach, but there are a few things to be aware of before activating your account. Take time to read the terms and conditions connected to the bonus to ensure you have a strong understanding of how it works and what’s expected of you as a registered member of that firm. The more you know about how a betting promo works, the more chance you’ll have of using it to make a profit.

Below, we look at three of our favourite online betting promotions concerning horse racing gambling. They are in order of best, second and third best, designed to help you find the best bookie for you and the bonus you deserve.

No deposit-free bet

This is the cream of the crop—the best in the business. The welcome bonus you should be looking for when you sign up at your first or latest sportsbook. Unfortunately, the no-deposit-free bet is fast becoming a thing of the past. It’s almost extinct.

A few hardy versions are still hanging around, waiting to be found. And it’s our advice that if you do come across a no deposit-free bet, you should take full advantage. Grab it with both hands and sign up for as many bookies offering this promotion as possible before it’s too late and they’re gone forever.

Deposit-matched free bet

Second in line is the far more common deposit-matched free bet. With this deal, when you register at a sportsbook and place your first wager, the marketing team will give you a free bet that is equal to that amount.

In some cases, it may even be greater than the value of your opening wager. Look for 100% matched free bets, 150%, and 200%. Whatever you can find.

Risk-free bet

This one is slightly different from the two above but no less appealing. When you open an account and place your first bet, it’s guaranteed not to lose. Well, your stake, anyway.

If your opening gamble is a loser, the bookie will refund 100% of your stake, allowing you another bite of the cherry.