Free Bet if 2nd to the Favourite

Betfred Offer
  1. Bet on selected horse races at Betfred
  2. If your horse is 2nd to the SP favourite
  3. You'll get your moneyback in free bets!

Moneyback in Free Bets if 2nd to SP Favourite

Betfred have come up with a promotion that takes away the pain of betting on a horse only to see it almost win the race but actually end up finishing 2nd to the favourite.

That's right, you'll get moneyback as a Betfred free bet if your horse is 2nd to the favourite!

Back a horse in any of the selected races on, and if it finishes 2nd to the Starting Price favourite, Betfred offer to give you your moneyback as a free bet up to £10.

How Betfred's Free Bet if 2nd Offer Works

Betfred's latest horse racing promotion is available every day on a selection of horse races, but how does Betfred's free bet if 2nd to the favourite offer work?

To start with, you'll need an online betting account with them to participate. Make sure that you checkout the Betfred free bet offer for new customers if you plan to register a new account.

Once a member at Betfred, simply follow our step-by-step guide below:

  • Login to your account via Betfred's website or App.
  • Check the list of qualifying races on Betfred's promotions page.
  • Place a win or each way single bet on any of the nominated races.
  • Then, if your selection finishes 2nd to the SP favourite for the race...
  • Betfred offer to refund your stake in the form of a free bet token (max £10).
  • Betfred free bets credited within 24 hours and expire after 7 days.

We all know the feeling of missing out on a winner when the SP favourite races across the finishing line pushing your selection into 2nd place at the very last minute.

Fear not though, as Betfred's free bet if 2nd to the favourite betting offer will now cushion those blows, as you'll receive your moneyback in the form of a free bet token!

Betfred Free Bet if 2nd Key Terms

As with most bookies offers, there are a few things that you should be aware of before taking advantage of Betfred's free bet if 2nd to the favourite betting offer. The main points are:

  • Betfred's offer only applies to win singles and win part of E/W single bets.
  • You can’t use it on an unnamed favourite/ unnamed 2nd favourite.
  • Five or more runners must start the race for the offer to qualify.
  • Cashed Out bets and bets using existing Betfred free bet tokens don’t count.

It really is as simple as it sounds. Back a horse in any race from selected meetings, and should it finish 2nd to the SP Favourite, you'll get your stake back as a Betfred free bet.

Betfred Free Bet if 2nd to Favourite Terms & Conditions

Selection must finish 2nd to the SP fav in the selected race(s). Win singles & win part of e/w bets only. Free bets paid within 24 hours, max £10 and removed after 7 days. 5 or more runners must start the race. Full T&Cs Apply. Click here to visit Betfred's website for more details.

Betfred's Free bet Offer

Before taking advantage of the betting offer above, check out the Betfred free bet offer below that's available when registering a new online betting account.

Betfred Free Bet >

  • Open a new account with Betfred
  • Bet £10 on any market they offer
  • Get given £30 in free bets!
Offer Details >

Only available to new customers from UK & Northern Ireland. You must stake £10 or more at single/cumulative odds of Evens (2.0) or greater on your first bet. Free bet balance of £30 credited within 48 hours of your first bet being settled. Free Bets expire after 7 days. Full T&C's apply.

Plus, don’t forget to check out the Betfred offers that account holders can use below, or read our review of Betfred to compare them to other online bookies.