Having a flutter can add a little extra spice to any horse racing event, big or small. Whether you’re a betting newbie or a seasoned pro, check out our top tips and guides, showing you how to make use of everything at your disposal during a racing meet, from racecards to form guides.

How to place a bet on horse races

Betting on the horses can be a fun and exciting past-time, provided you only bet what you can afford to lose. There are three main ways to bet on the horses – at the track, in a betting shop or online, and each is slightly different.

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Betting tips and advice for the Grand National

The Grand National is the most watched horse race of the year, with millions tuning in to see who the latest winner will be.

Horse racing betting tips: Advanced

Simple horse racing betting involves learning to understand the odds and working out what each type of bet does.

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How to read horse betting odds

For all the millions of people who bet on horse racing throughout the season, there are a surprising number who do so without truly understanding the odds.

How are odds calculated in horse racing?

The amount you can potentially win on any bet is based on two factors – the stake and the odds. The size of the stake is up to you, and as any winnings you get are multiplied by your stake you stand to win more the higher the amount bet.

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How to place a bet on horse races

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Betting on the horses can be a fun and exciting past-time, provided you only bet what you can afford to lose. There are three main ways to bet on the...
Grand National day out

Betting tips and advice for the Grand National

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The Grand National is the most watched horse race of the year, with millions tuning in to see who the latest winner will be. Even those who do not gamble...
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Horse racing betting tips: Advanced

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Simple horse racing betting involves learning to understand the odds and working out what each type of bet does. More advanced bettors, however, will not simply rely on the odds...
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How to read horse betting odds

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For all the millions of people who bet on horse racing throughout the season, there are a surprising number who do so without truly understanding the odds. All but the...