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Who can take part?

  • If you have opted into the My Betfair Rewards ‘Basic’ package you will not be eligible for the promotion. If you change package during the promotion, the following will take place:
    • If you change to the ‘Basic’ package, you will not be able to qualify on any promotional day that occurs after the date of change.
    • If change from ‘Basic’ to ‘Rewards’ or ‘Rewards+’, you will be eligible to qualify on any promotional day that occurs after the date of change.
  • You can only take part using one account.
  • This offer is open to new and existing customers, aged 18 or over, whose country of residence is United Kingdom or Ireland.

 

How and when can I qualify?

  • Place £20 in Exchange bets across UK and Irish racing taking place on the following dates:
    • Saturday 13th February
    • Saturday 20th February
    • Saturday 27th February
    • Saturday 6th March
    • Saturday 13th March
  • Applies to UK and Irish racing bets that settle on the dates stated above.
  • In the event of fixture cancellations or abandonments, Betfair may add additional qualifying days to dates stated above e.g. allowing bets placed on a specified Sunday to qualify. This will not increase the total free bet amount available.
  • Applies to bets placed after the 48 hour declaration stage on each individual weekend.
  • You may qualify with either a single bet with a stake of at least £20, or a number of smaller bets with stakes totaling £20 or more.
  • Minimum odds of 1.5 applies to back bets.
  • If you place lay bet(s), the liability will be considered as the stake.
  • Unmatched bets will not count towards the promotion.
  • Bets placed on subsequent non-runners will not count towards the promotion.
  • Excludes Antepost and Tote bets.
  • Bets placed on cancelled or abandoned meetings will be voided and refunded as per standard Betfair rules, and will not count toward the promotional qualification.

 

What can I win?

  • For each day that you place the required qualifying bet(s), you'll get a £10 Horse Racing free bet to be used on the Cheltenham Festival e.g. if you meet the requirements on the 13th February and 27th February, you'll get £20 in free bets.
  • The free bets are valid on the Betfair Exchange only.
  • Max £10 free bet per qualifying day.
  • The free bet is not valid on SP bets or Each Way markets.
  • The maximum total amount of free bets available from this promotion is £50.

 

When will I get my prize?

  • All free bets will be credited at 10am 15/03/2021.
  • The free bets will expire at the end of the 2021 Cheltenham Festival.
  • To track your progress, visit our Road to Cheltenham homepage, found here.
  • Free Bet progress will be updated on the homepage within 48 hours after the last qualifying race on each date shown above.

 

What else do I need to know?

  • Only bets placed on the Betfair Exchange will count towards the promotion.
  • Cashed out bets will not count towards the promotion.
  • Bets placed with free bets will not count towards the promotion.
  • Bets placed to reduce the liability of your qualifying bet(s) will void this promotional offer.
  • Free bet stake not included in winnings.
  • If free bets are redeemed on non-Cheltenham Festival markets, no substitute free bets will be issued.
  • If Cheltenham is cancelled or postponed due to COVID-19, Betfair will communicate to all impacted customers on how and when the free bets credited under this promotion can be used.

 

Other boring but essential stuff

    • Betfair reserves the right to disqualify you from the promotion and/or close your Betfair account if it considers there is sufficient evidence of abuse of the promotion, for example by using more than one username or opening more than a personal betting account to take part in the promotion. In such cases Betfair will not credit you with the free bet.
    • Betfair Exchange rules and regulations apply, see here.
    • Betfair standard promotional terms and conditions apply, see here.
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  • Bet £20 in Exchange bets on UK or Irish racing each Saturday.
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  • Offer runs every Saturday from February 13th - March 13th.
  • All free bets credited on Monday March 15th at 10am.

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