Welcome to the York Ebor festival matched betting guide.
The York Ebor festival takes place over four days in late August every year.
After major horse racing festivals at Cheltenham, Ascot and Goodwood, another stellar year for matched bettors.
Wednesday to Friday sees 6 races each day, culminating in Saturday’s finale of a 7-race card.
Wednesday – Day One
- 1.55 – Symphony Group Stakes
- 2.25 – Acomb Stakes
- 3.00 – Great Voltiguer Stakes
- 3.35 – Juddmonte International Stakes
- 4.15 – Skybet Handicap
- 4.50 – Nursery Handicap
Thursday – Day Two
- 1.55 – Lowther Stakes
- 2.25 – Premier Yearling Stakes
- 3.00 – Clipper Logistics Stakes
- 3.35 – Darley Yorkshire Oaks
- 4.15 – EBF Sir Henry Cecil Galtres Stakes
- 4.50 – EBF Fillies’ Stakes
Friday – Day Three
- 1.55 – Sky Bet Stakes
- 2.25 – Lonsdale Cup
- 3.00 – Gimcrack Stakes
- 3.35 – Nunthorpe Stakes
- 4.15 – EBF Convivial Maiden Stakes
- 4.50 – Nationwide Stakes
Saturday – Day Four
- 1.50 – Strensall Stakes
- 2.25 – Melrose Stakes
- 3.00 – City of York Stakes
- 3.40 – Ebor Heritage Handicap
- 4.15 – Roses Stakes
- 4.50 – Sky Bet Handicap
- 5.20 – Apprentice Stakes
Matched betting offers
A quick summary of the main York Ebor festival 2018 horse racing offers.
BETFRED – Fred’s pushes each day at 1030 hrs and 1200 hrs Wednesday to Friday and 0930-1100 hrs Saturday (up to £100). It’s also worth backing and laying boosts for a possible BOG payout.
Free bet on winner
BET365 – Back a winner at 4/1 (5.0) in a live ITV race, get a risk-free bet on the next live ITV race (up to £50).
BETFAIR SPORTSBOOK – If horse wins at SP 3/1+ in any live ITV race, get a free bet (up to £25).
SPORTNATION – Opt-in required. Selected ITV races back a winner at 4/1+ SP, get a free bet (up to £50). Qualifying bets placed within 1 hour of start of race. Free bets winnings x 1 WR at minimum odds of 1/5 (1.2).
Refund if 2nd
BWIN – Refund as a free bet (£5 to 25) if 2nd on selected races, i.e. Wednesday 22 August for the 1.55 and 4.15 races. Qualifying bets placed from 0800 hrs on day of race.
NETBET – Opt-in, Place a qualifying bet at odds of 3/1+ on the first race (1.55 York). Refund (up to £20) if horse finishes 2nd. Offer valid from Wednesday 22 August to Friday 24 August. Minimum 5 runners.
UNIBET – Selected ITV races (1.55, 2.25, 3.00, 3.35) Wednesday to Friday. Place a qualifying bet of £20, get a refund as cash if the horse finishes 2nd.
Refund if 2nd to SP favourite
10BET – Refund as a free bet if 2nd to SP favourite (up to £10) on all York Ebor races. Minimum 4 runners.
BOYLESPORTS – Opt-in, Refund as free bet if 2nd to SP favourite (up to £20). Minimum 5 runners.
QUINNBET – Refund as a free bet (up to £10) if 2nd to SP favourite. Minimum 6 runners.
Racing refund offers
BETFAIR EXCHANGE – Back a horse at minimum odds of 3/1 (4.0), cash refund to £10 if horse fails to win but trades in-play at 1.99 or less.
BETWAY – First race each day (1.55 race), refund as a free bet (£2 to10) if your horse loses.
CORAL – Refund as a free bet (£1 to 10) if horse is beaten by a length or less.
GENTINGBET – Day one offer: Refund as a free bet (£10) if the SP favourite wins 3.35 York
PADDY POWER – Refund as a free bet (up to £10) if X horse wins
SKYBET – First race each day (1.55 race), refund as a free bet (up to £20) if horse finishes 2nd, 3rd or 4th.
WILLIAM HILL – invite only. Refund if 2nd in selected races. Minimum qualifying bet odds 4.0.
The above offers are subject to change. Please check the relevant bookmaker websites for the latest details before placing any bets.
- Sportinglife – get the latest horse racing results
- BBC horse racing – results and news
- Use a pen and paper to make notes of last minute offers
- Keep a bundle of blank betting shop slips for shop arbitrage bets