Betfred Bookmaker

Chairman and founder Fred Done set up his first betting shop, with his brother Peter in 1967 and has now expanded his empire to over 500 shops all over the UK. Betfred has grown to become the world's biggest independent bookmaker and is horse racing's biggest sponsor.

In 2011 Betfred acquired totesport for £265m and as part of the purchase Betfred was awarded an exclusive seven year licencse to operate pool betting at UK racecourses.

Betfred strive to ensure they deliver the best possible services in all their dealings with customers.

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Bet £10 Get £40 in Bonuses

New UK 18+ only. Register (excl. 13/04/2024) with promo code WELCOME40. Bet £10+ on Sports in one transaction within 7 days of registering. Get £30 Free Bets & £10 free spins within 10 hrs of bet settlement. Bonuses expire 7 days after issue. Min odds, eligibility & payment exclusions apply. See Betfred site for Full T&Cs.

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Best Odds Guaranteed

Available on all UK and Irish horse racing (up until first show). Take an early price on your selection and if the SP returned is bigger, they'll pay you out at the bigger price. For example, if you take an early price of 4/1 on your selection and it's returned at 6/1, they'll pay you at 6/1.

This offer does not apply for Lucky 15s, 31s or 63s.

Horse Racing Promotions

Extra Place Races

On selected races each day Betfred will payout an extra place for each-way bets. It applies to single and multiple bets. If there are fewer than 10 runners standard place terms apply, if there are fewer than 16 runners they will pay 4 places 1/5 odds.

Beaten by Half a Length or Less

At select meetings, if your selection finishes 2nd, beaten by half a length or less, Betfred will refund your stake as a free bet, up to £10. Check their web site each day to see which racecourse they've selected.

All Correct Bonus

If you pick an all-correct Lucky 15/31/63, Yankee, Canadian or Heinz, Betfred will pay a bonus in real cash. Bonuses will only be paid if all selections are winners. 10% bonus on all Lucky 15 / Yankee bets, 20% bonus on all Lucky 31 / Canadian bets and 25% bonus on all Lucky 63 / Heinz bets.

Horse Racing CashOut

On all UK and Irish horse racing multiples. As soon as your first leg is complete, they'll put you in control, with a chance to cash out on your big racing bet between legs.

Watch Live

Place a minimum bet of £1 (or £0.50 each-way) on any UK or Irish horse race, or greyhound race and you can stream the action live with Betfred.

Other sports are available to stream, without the need to place a bet as long has you have a funded account with them. Theses include: football, basketball, handball tennis, ice hockey, badminton, beach soccer, volley ball and ITF tennis.

Betfred offer latest betting odds on

Horse Racing Horse Racing
Greyhounds Greyhounds
Football Football
Golf Golf
Tennis Tennis
Cricket Cricket
Boxing Boxing
Darts Darts
Snooker Snooker
Motor Sports Motor Sports
Rugby League Rugby League
Rugby Union Rugby Union
American Football American Football
Baseball Baseball
Basketball Basketball
Ice Hockey Ice Hockey
Cycling Cycling
Badminton Badminton
Athletics Athletics
Australian Rules
Gaelic Football

Bet Types

Betfred offer one of the widest range of bet types, including:
  • Win / Each-Way / Place Only
  • Placepot
  • Doubles / Each-Way Doubles
  • Trebles / Each-Way Treble
  • Accumulators / Each-Way Accumulators
  • Single Stake About / Double Stake About
  • Trixie / Yankee / Canadian / Heinz / Super Heinz / Goliath
  • Patent / Flag / Lucky 15 / Lucky 31 / Lucky 63
  • Forecast / Straight Forecast
  • Reversed Forecast / Reversed Forecast Double
  • Straight Forecast Double / Straight Forecast Treble
  • Combination Forecast
  • Tricasts / Combination Tricast


Funds can be deposited in UK Pounds, Euros or US Dollars, via the following methods:

  • Debit Card
  • Neteller / Paypal / Skrill / Paysafe
  • Bank Transfer / Betfred Shops