Place a bet on the horses can be an exciting and fun past-time.  There are three main ways to bet on the horse races and each is slightly different including at the track, online or in a betting shop. You should only bet if you can afford to lose.

However, with any bet, before making your final decision, it often pays to compare different bookies, websites or shops by shopping around to select the best odds.

Online horse races bet

Once you do you will be able to place your bets with all the information you need at your fingertips from the comfort of your own home. Although you will usually have to open an account to place a bet online.

The minimum stakes which are often a lot lower than in the betting shop or at the racecourse is one advantage to online betting. Before you sign up be sure to read the conditions and terms.

If there are any maximum payouts, you need to know what the withdrawal amounts and minimum deposit are, whether any other rules that might affect your decision and they accept your preferred debit or credit card.

Placing a bet on a horse race is easy whether you prefer to decide between the horses online and size up the different bookies by the trackside. If your horse performs well you might need your receipt takes (a betting slip or an email). You should keep a tight hold on whatever form.

Many online bookmakers offer for your first deposit deposit match schemes as an added incentive, such as get another £10 bet for free when make a £10 bet.

You will be paid out at a quarter of your horse’s original odds if your selection comes home in the place positions. This often depends on how many horses running in the race.  The Grand National and other bigger renewals offer for speculative punters more chances and more places to win.