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Bookmakers Free Bets & Offers Page 

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On this page we try to provide a service that allows you to see bookmakers free bet offers, sign up bonuses, existing customer offers, and any other special offers available. We try to only list special offers available from reputable bookmakers, either well known, or recommended by our forum users. To go directly to any bookmaker's site just click on any banner or links and you should be taken directly to the bookmaker. This page concentrates on horse racing, we have other pages for football, casinos and bingo.

If you have arrived here from a Google search, Talking Horses is one of the biggest and longest running free horse racing forums in the UK, and we cover all horse racing, including The Cheltenham Festival, The Grand National, The Derby, Royal Ascot, Glorious Goodwood, King George, as well as having posts on most aspects on all racing. We have over 2400 members who have made over half a million posts to date, so click here if you would like to have a look.

With the Cheltenham festival 2014 just round the corner there are a wealth of offers just a click away, If you don't already have any accounts with bookies you can take advantage of over £1600 in free bets on this page, for those who do, we also list any existing customer offers and you might find some bookmakers with freebets you haven't joined yet. We currently have 15 of the best known bookies listed with offers as high as £200 in free bets. Skybet, Betvictor, Racebets, Coral, Ladbrokes, Paddy Power, Matchbook, Bet365, 888, 188 sports, Titan Bet, William Hill, Betinternet, Betway, Betfred and Betbutler are just some of the bookmakers we have offers for on this page.

Betvictor - £100 free bet with BetVictor.


BetVictor are currently offering a £100 free match bet for all new customers & BetVictor are now NON-RUNNER FREE BET on all races at the 2014 Cheltenham Festival and Non-Runner Money Back on the 4 Championship Races at the Cheltenham Festival. For the Grand National 2014 Antepost market BetVictor say if your selection is a non-runner they will refund your losing stake as a free bet (up to £25). BetVictor also go best odds guaranteed on all UK and Irish races, take an early price (EP) or board price and if the starting price (SP) is greater they will pay you at the bigger price. If you place a bet of at least £1 on any race, BetVictor offer free live streaming for that race so you can watch live. The also have football offers, like their money back if theres a red card offer. Please see site for full terms and conditions.

Racebets - £50 free bet with Racebets.com

Racebets are a relatively new bookmaker, but one that gets good reviews and offering a £50 free bet are one of the more generous sign up offers available. Racebets have many ongoing offers that include, if your horse takes the wrong course and is disqualified you will get a bonus refund up to £25. You get a 10% bonus for backing a UK or Irish winning trained horse, running abroad. If your horse is beaten by a nose, refuses to race or falls at the first fence, Racebets.com will give you a refund bonus of up to £25. They also pay double result. If your horse wins the race then is disqualified, they pay on both results. Please check the site for full terms and conditions on all offers.

Betbutler - £25 risk free bet for new customers

Betbutler is a service that is like a bookmaker but more like a broker. They search over 60 bookmakers for you and when you place your bet, they search the best price and get the bet on for you, without you needing different accounts. They do charge 3% on your winnings for this service, but prices tend to be 15-20% higher than you would get with the high street names. Make sure you opt into their newsletter, they regularly send out short notice special offers for enhanced odds, risk free bets and free bets, even for existing customers, although these do tend to be football bets rather than racing bets. Please see the site for full Terms and Conditions.

Betinternet - £25 

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To get you off to a winning start, new customers will be eligible for a Sign Up Free Bet. Simply ensure your first wager is a SINGLE bet of £10 or more (or currency equivalent), at odds of 1.8 or above, on any of the sports markets. If your bet does not win, they will match 50% of your stake up to the value of £25 and credit it as a Free Bet to your account! Betinternet has many ongoing promotions, best odds guaranteed on horse racing, and if you like an accumulator simply stake at least £5 (or currency equivalent) on a 4-fold or greater accumulator bet, ensuring that the accumulative odds in total is equal to or higher than 6.00 (5/1). If your bet wins, Betinternet will give you a Free Bet equal to the stake of your qualifying bet up to £50 (or currency equivalent). On football they will triple your odds if you back first, last or anytime goalscorer and they score a hat-trick. All offers except the sign up bonus are for new or existing customers. Please see the site for full Terms and Conditions.

Betway - £50 free bet for new customers

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Betway.com offer a £50 match bet, matched against your first deposit. Just create a new account, read the terms and conditions on the site, deposit up to £50, and get the same amount back as free bets.

Skybet - £30 match bet for new customers.
Skybet are very well known, and as such have regular offers. Currently they are offering a £30 free cash match bet for any new customer. They offer a best price guarantee on all races. For Cheltenham they are offering non runner - money back, and best odds guaranteed too. They have regular price boosts and special odds on various events. You can even get a free fiver every week, just place a £5 accumulator at odds of 5-1 or more before midnight Sunday and you get a free £5 bet to use on any sport, which will be credited to your account by 7pm on the Monday. Please see the site for full Terms and Conditions.

Ladbrokes - £50 free bet


Ladbrokes, one of the big three bookmakers, are currently offering up to a £50 match bet for new customers. You must enter promo code F50 while signing up to take advantgae of this offer. Also for Cheltenham if Hurricane Fly finishes 1st or 2nd in they will refund all other bets as a free bet. Please see site for T&C's.

Coral - Bet £5 get £20 free

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Coral are the second of the big three, and have just changed their opening offer to a generous bet £5 get £20 free. Coral are one of the best known brands in the industry, also owning the Gala group of companies. An ongoing offer is that if your horse falls, is brought down or unseats they will refund your stake (maximum £25) as a free bet by 10am the next morning. As an aside from the horse racing, owning gala casino's mean they have one of the best casino and slots site in the UK. Coral also offer the Coralconnect card. Once you have your online account set up you can go into a Coral shop, pick a card up and register it. This allows you to pay cash into your account in any coral shop, and with draw your winning from any coral shop too.

Paddy Power - £50 free bet


Paddy power aren't quite as big as Hill's, Coral and Ladbrokes, but are extremely well known, and offer decent prices and offers for customers. Currently they are offering a £50 match bet sign up bonus. Non runner money back on all races at Cheltenham 2014, paying 5 places on the Grand National 2014, and in the Supreme Novices Hurdle they are refunding all bets if your horse comes second, third or  fourth.

Netbet Sports - £100 free bet

Betfred - £25 free bet

Betfred Horse Racing

Get a £25 free match bet when you sign up with Betfred today. On top of this, first time you use your mobile you get a £10 no deposit free bet, they also offer up to £200 free on the casino side of the site.  

StanJames - £10 free match bet


Register with StanJames.com right now and they will give you a £10 free bet - no promo code required! It's easy to get your hands on your free bet. All you have to do is visit the sign-up page, take a few minutes to register your name and some other details, and then once you have your first bet they will match it up to the value of £10 within 24 hours of it being settled. Simple!

Titanbet - £70 free bets

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Titanbet aren't as well known as other bookmakers in the UK but are trustworthy and reliable. Sign up and start betting with Titanbet today and get up to £50 in free bets! Simply place 5 bets at odds of 2.0 (1/1) or more and they will reward you with total stake up to £50 in free bets to use however you want. After your £50 free bet is successfully redeemed, Titanbet offer you an additional £10 horse racing free bet as a part of their Bet & Watch feature. On top of these offers, Titanbet will refund your first losing Mobile Bet with up to £10 free bet!

888Sport - £93 free bets

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888Sport are one of the UK's leading online bookmakers, and are currently offering £88 in free bets when you sign up + a £5 free mobile bet. On top of that, if your horse finishes second in any jumps race, by half a length or less, they will refund your bet as a free bet token for the rest of the jumps season. Why not sign up now and take advantage of their offers.

Exchange Betting

Betfair - £50 free bet

Betfair are easily the largest and and best known exchange in the world. If you don't already have an account sign up now and get a £50 free bet (T&C apply, see site for full details).


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No free bet with matchbook but they are offering low commission rates for everyone, they don't do horse racing but if you can't get on with another exchange they are worth a look.

Betdaq - Up to £625 in free bets

Betdaq are currently the second most popular exchange and have recently joined up with Ladbrokes Exchange so liquidity is much better than it used to be. Commission is a max of 3% and there is no premium charge policy in place. The free bet policy is quite complicated so please be sure to go to the site and read the terms and conditions properly.

Terms and conditions exist for all free bets. Talkinghorses take no responsibility for any failure in complying with these. It is your responsibility to ensure you fulfill any wagering requirements and any other conditions of trade. Please see each individual bookmakers site for full details and full terms and conditions.