Newmarket: Best Odds & Free Bets

Horse Racing

The Piper-Heidsieck Festival takes place at Newmarket Racecourse from the 11th to the 13th of July and with over 21 races across the 3 days, represents a great opportunity for horse racing fans to claim and place the free bets that bookies offer.

But, before you place any free bets, have a quick read of our Newmarket betting preview which highlights which bookies offer the best odds, betting promos and free bets for the event.

Newmarket Free Bets

Thursday 11th is Boylesports Ladies Day with 7 races available to bet on throughout the day. Friday 12th is Abu Dhabi gentleman’s day with the highlight being the International Arab Race taking place at 5pm.

The biggest race of the July Festival at Newmarket Racecourse is on Saturday 13th when the Darley Cup takes place and attracts some of the quickest horses going in the six-furlong race.

Newmarket odds tend to change quite a bit in the run up to race days so make sure you place those free bets and Newmarket betting offers early!

Newmarkets Darley Cup is also part of the British Series and Global Sprint Challenge. This 3yo+ race has 15 runners competing for £500,000 in prize money and is run over 1200 metres.

Bookies usually offer pretty decent betting odds on a number of runners in the Darley Cup making it perfect for maximising the returns on free bet offers. One of the best offers at the moment has to be the SkyBet free bet offer which doesn't even require a deposit!

Darley Cup: Best Odds

'Shea Shea', a 6 year old Bay Gelding, has won 2 out of the last 3 races and is currently the favourite for the Darley Cup with betting odds of 4/1 at Ladbrokes, Bet365, Bet Victor and Coral.

'Shea Shea' is also 4/1 at PaddyPower and represent the better option due to the exclusive PaddyPower free bet offer that rewards new members with four free bets worth £25 each and is perfect for those that plan to bet on lots of Newmarket betting odds.

Another favourite for the Darley Cup at Newmarket on Saturday is 'Lethal Force', an Irish 4 year old Grey Colt with a 23% win rate who has been in the top 3 in 10 of 13 runs.

You’ll find the best odds on 'Lethal Force' are available at Betfred or Totesport who both offer betting odds of 5/1 on the win. Both bookies offer new members a free bet on signup so make sure you claim yours if it's your first time betting at either online bookie.

For punters betting on 'Society Rock', a 6-year-old Bay Horse with a 30% win rate on the flat, you'll find the best betting odds at Betfred, Totesport, Stan James and William Hill with the later also offering new signups a £25 William Hill free bet once they've placed their first bet.

'Gale Force Ten', a 3 year old Bay Colt trained by AP O’Brien, who has a 33.33% win ratio on the flat, is fourth favourite with most bookies at 7/1. Our tip would be to use the £200 free bet that Bet365 offers new members which could lead to winnings of £1400!

If you fancy a punt on one of the outsiders fir the Darley Cup, then the 4 Year old Bay Gelding 'Hamza' is probably your best bet and is currently being offered at odds of 16/1 by Ladbrokes who offer a super generous bet £10 get £30 free bet at the moment.

With so many races to bet on over this 3-day racing festival at Newmarket Racecourse just make sure you leave enough time to claim some of the free bets that bookies offer.

Make sure research previous races, the latest stats and form guides before placing your bet and it will help to ensure that you make the most of betting with the free bet offers you claim.