If you plan on having a bet at this years Royal Ascot meeting, then you need to know about all the special offers the bookmakers have during the week. The marketing teams for the various bookies go into overdrive this week, trying to entice punters to bet with them, and the result is many great concessions, that we as punters can take advantage of. They’ll range from money back offers to enhanced price concessions. I review the best of them, and give a summary of the main terms and conditions, check back often as this page will be updated throughout the week as new offers come in. If you don’t have an account with the bookies in question, then open one, it will only take a second, and you’ll get a free bet as well as being in a position to get the best odds on your horse.
[adrotate banner=”57″] are known for their money back offers, and are going all out at Royal Ascot. On Friday they are paying 6 places on the 5.35, the Buckingham Palace Handicap. If you don’t have an account already, click the banner below and you can claim a €50 sign up free bet.
[adrotate banner=”20″] are having a happy hour from 1-2pm every day for Royal Ascot, during this hour they will offer enhanced prices on 4 horses. They guarantee they will be top price in the market, but each price will only last 15 minutes, so make sure you sign up now, and be ready to snap them up as they appear. If you use the code F25 when signing up through the banner below you’ll receive a €/£25 free bet, to match your first bet. William Hill will also have a headline price every morning from 8.30 am.
[adrotate banner=”75″] have a fantastic offer and it runs for all races at Royal Ascot 2013. If Richard Hughes finishes in the places in the race you’ve bet in, then Bet Victor will refund your net loses on the race, in the form of a free bet up to €/£25. It applies to win and each way bets, on bets placed after the declaration stage. The refund is not huge, but most people don’t bet more than €25 a race in any case, and with Richard Hughes having numerous good rides, you can expect Bet Victor to be handing out plenty of free bets. On Friday Hughes has rides like Greatwood at 8/1 in the King Edward, Sky Lantern at 5/1 and Bana Wu at 12/1 in the Wolferton.
[adrotate banner=”61″] are offering 5 places on the Buckingham Palace.. They are also guaranteeing 1/4 the odds a place on all races at Royal Ascot. If you don’t have an account Skybet will give a deposit free €10 bet to all new customers.
[adrotate banner=”19″] have a price promise all week at Royal Ascot. From 10am each day they will match, or beat the best price offered by 6 of their big competitors. This means when the likes of William Hill enhance prices, Bet 365 will match them. You still get best odds guaranteed, and Bet 365 also have a great offer, in that they’ll give you a free bet to the same stake, if you back a winner of a race screened on Channel 4 at 4/1 or bigger. Given Channel 4 have Royal Ascot this year, there will be many races to take advantage of this offer. Getting a free bet like this is the equivalent of an extra point on the price you take. So a 4/1 winner is really 5/1, as you get a free bet too. If you don’t have an account then Bet 365 will also give you a 100% deposit bonus, to match your first deposit, up to a maximum of €200. A great way to give double the value to your bets this week. Bet 365 are paying 5 places in the Buckingham Palace.
[adrotate banner=”43″] will refund your stake as a free bet, up to £/€25 if your horse finishes 2nd in any race on Friday, bar the 3.05 race.
[adrotate banner=”18″] are promising to do consecutive price boosts every 15 minutes, from 10am, on the price of a leading fancy on each of the days races at Royal Ascot. Each one will only last 15 minutes, so if you don’t have an account, then sign up with the banner below and receive up to a £/€50 free bet to match your first bet.