Following their review a week ago, Betsafe have now added horse racing to their mix of sports betting options.
Punters can now see odds on horse racing from around the world, in addition to markets on staple sports such as football, tennis and cricket, as well as Betsafe’s US Sport Centre.
According to the platform, Betsafe users will now be able to place bets on as many as a quarter of a million races per year.
Upcoming races are placed on a handy side bar, and split into current and ante post, with the number of minutes until the race starts being displayed. From the UK to Malta, Turkey and Australia, it seems Betsafe have truly gone international with their horse racing. They have employed the services of noted expert Rupert Bell to give punters the benefit of his previews on some of the big races, which are available via the Betsafe blog.
There are plenty of interesting areas when it comes to the new Betsafe horse racing page, from a list of the big wins to the best backed runners and ante post market movers. Users have access to live streams, as well as a wealth of statistics which they can use to inform their decisions – simply type a horse’s name into the box and view its form guide.
At the time of writing, the Betsafe horse racing focus is on the iconic Royal Ascot meeting, which features the big money Prince of Wales Stakes – Highland Reel is the current favourite at 7/2. Punters can, of course, bet on the horse which they think will win, place each-way bets, as well as multiples and accas.
“Horse racing is an essential part of a competitive sportsbook offering if you want to be a strong competitor in markets like the UK and Ireland,” said Ulrik Bengtsson, president and CEO of Betsson, Betsafe’s parent company.
He continued: “By launching horse racing on Betsafe we are levelling up our sportsbook significantly; the fact that we do it ahead of our planned launch date is also credit to our integration capabilities.”
Make Me An Offer I Can’t Refuse?
While there don’t appear to be any special offers exclusive to Betsafe horse racing doing the rounds as of yet, watch this space, as the saying goes. Prospective users who wish to get stuck into Betsafe’s new horse racing offering might be interested by the general Sports Welcome offer, which allows recent members to double their first deposit up to £30 after they register. The offer is for new customers only and applies with a minimum £10 deposit.
So, here’s to a new addition to the range of horse racing betting platforms;
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