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Paddy's punter would have won more on Betfair

Next time bet with Betfair Racing Multiples

Congratulations to the Paddy Power punter who is celebrating a big win - but he would have scooped better odds and more cash with Betfair......


Stephen Kennelly

6 Jan 2012

Half-price tickets to Betfair Super Saturday up for grabs

It promises to be a special day out at Newbury

To celebrate the fact Betfair are sponsoring the entire card at Newbury on February 11, the racecourse is giving you the chance to buy half-price tickets to this fantastic day out. It will also be...



20 Dec 2011

Betfair sponsors new novice hurdles aimed at pointers

A £5,000 prize awaits the horse that crosses the line first in either of our races at Towcester

Prizes of £5,000 await the winners of our two new races for emerging point to pointers...


Joe Dyer

26 Oct 2011

Paul Nicholls Distance Challenge: Dead heat lands punter £4,000

Ludlow was the venue for the first winner of the Betfair Paul Nicholls Distance Challenge

The Betfair Paul Nicholls Distance has its first winner, but it took a dramatic dead heat at Ludlow to secure the £4,000 for the winning punter......


Dan Thomas

24 Oct 2011

PJA Proposed Changes to the Whip Rules

The PJA has responded to concerns about whip use

Read the PJA's proposed changes to the whip rules below......



19 Oct 2011

'Lucky' Betfair punter wins £22k from £130 multiples bet

Small stakes, big wins: it's what Betfair Multiples is all about

Many punters believe they have a lucky horse or two, but one Betfair customer took this to extremes this week, landing £21,285 from a multiple bet of £130 - all on horses with 'Lucky' in...


Dan Thomas

14 Oct 2011

Racing's Whip Rule: Hughes has a point but will regret his haste

Is this one of the last pictures of Richard Hughes in the saddle?

Racing's knickers are well and truly in a twist with many leading players in revolt at the new whip rules. Star jockey Richard Hughes has dominated the headlines after giving up his licence in protest...


Graham Cunningham

14 Oct 2011

Newmarket Tips: Graham Cunningham on Saturday's races

GC's backing the Power at HQ

Newmarket are billing this Saturday's card as Future Champions Day and if recent history is any guide it might do exactly what it says on the tin. Frankel, Dream Ahead, New Approach, Sir Percy and...


Graham Cunningham

7 Oct 2011

Betfair backers the real Arc day winners as Danedream returns SP of 43/1

The Arc winner was matched at the maximum price in Betfair's ante-post market

Bookies were apparently celebrating 'the greatest result in modern memory' after Danedream's surprise Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe win on Sunday, but the real winners were the punters who backed the filly at [44.0]* on...


Adam Brookes

3 Oct 2011

Going dutch turns £4.25 into £46,674 on Betfair Multiples

It's obvious of course, but picking more than one selection enhances your chances of finding the winner

Dutching selections on Betfair Multiples enabled one canny customer to make a monster profit on Saturday's racing...


Joe Dyer

18 Sep 2011

Fairness issues in antepost horseracing markets

Pour Moi's withdrawl from the Arc sparked debate about ante-post betting on Betfair

There are many opinions on ante-post betting with a few grey areas that cause endless debate among racing fans, press and officials. Here, Betfair's Tony Calvin discusses some of those grey areas and asks for...


Tony Calvin

14 Sep 2011

Summer Jumpers: Horses to watch after a busy week

David's selected the most promising horses from a crowded field

David Cleary reflects on another week of summer jump racing and highlights the winners to watch, the losers to avoid and the contenders that could have more to offer in future......


David Cleary

24 May 2011

Summer Jumpers: Togiak has the mark of winner in waiting

Will you follow David's advice this summer?

The Flat season is grabbing the headlines but there are still plenty of promising bets to be had over jumps, as David Cleary explains....


David Cleary

17 May 2011

Get 30% off racing tickets in 2011!

Epsom is one of the courses taking part in this excellent offer

Get big discounts on tickets to race meetings at a host of courses for the rest of the year. See below for exclusive April offers......



1 Apr 2011