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Extra place promotions have become a staple of most gig betting site’s horse racing offers. They will increase the number of horses that place in certain races. Increasing this gives longshot each-way (E/W) selections a better chance of a return.

Bet £10 Get £10 in free bets + £10 Casino Bonus + Extra place races everyday
*New UK customers (Excluding NI) only. £20 in FREE Bets (FB) as £10 in sports bets & a £10 casino bonus (CB). Min Deposit £10. Min stake £10. Min odds Evs. FB applied on 1st settlement of any qualifying bet. FB 7-day expiry. 1 FB offer per customer, household & IP address only. Account & Payment restrictions. 14 days to accept £10 CB, then active for 3 days. CB 5x wagering & max redeemable £100. Game restrictions apply. Cashed out/Free Bets won’t apply. 30 days to qualify. 18+. T&Cs apply. **18+. UK & IRE customers only. 1/5 Odds. 12+ must run for 4 places. 16+ must run for 5 places. Applies to e/w market. Race will revert to normal place terms if criteria not met. Antepost/void/combined odds/bets placed after the off/bets in-running don’t qualify. Account & Payment restrictions apply. T&Cs Apply. T&Cs apply
Extra places on selected races every day
18+. Residents of Great Britain only. Minimum runner rules apply. 3 Places. If there are fewer than 6 runners standard place terms will apply. 4 Places. If there are fewer than 12 runners standard place terms will apply. 5 Places. If there are fewer than 16 runners we will pay 4 Places (1/5 odds). 6 Places. If there are fewer than 18 runners we will pay 5 Places (1/5 odds). 7 Places. If there are fewer than 22 runners we will pay 6 Places (1/5 odds). Doesn't apply to ante-post bets. Full T&Cs apply.
Extra Place Races
18+. To be eligible for this Offer, you must you must not be subject to any responsible gambling restrictions on your Account if that restriction would make you unable to take part in this Offer. 3 Places. If there are fewer than 6 runners standard place terms will apply. 4 Places. If there are fewer than 12 runners standard place terms will apply. 5 Places. If there are fewer than 16 runners we will pay 4 Places (1/5 odds). 6 Places. If there are fewer than 18 runners we will pay 5 Places (1/5 odds). 7 Places. If there are fewer than 22 runners we will pay 6 Places (1/5 odds). Full T&Cs apply.
Extra place races
The promotion is available for new and existing customers with registered Paddy Power accounts, aged 18 or over. BOG applies from 8am on the day of the race. Applies to singles and multiple bets. If there are less than 16 starters, we will pay 4 places. If there are less than 8 starters, we will pay 3 places. If there are less than 6 starters we will pay 2 places. T&Cs apply.
Extra Place Races
The promotion is available for new and existing customers with registered Betfair accounts, aged 18 or over. Applies to singles and multiple bets. If there are less than 16 starters, we will pay 4 places. If there are less than 8 starters, we will pay 4 places. If there are less than 4 starters, we will pay 3 places. Betfair reserves the right in its discretion to exclude and/or limit the availability of the offer to certain customers. Full T&Cs apply.
Extra Place Racing Specials
18+. This promotion is available until further notice. No opt-in is required. In the event of an extra place(s) concession, Unibet reserves the right to change the place dividend. In the event of withdrawals, the extra place concession may reduce proportionately. Races with extra each way places applied will not qualify for Best Odds Guaranteed (BOG). Full Unibet Racing terms apply.
Extra Place Races
18+. Available on selected races. Applies to Each Way bets only. Applies to single and multiple bets. Minimum runner stipulations apply. Doesn’t apply to ante-post bets. Full T&Cs Apply.
Each Way Extra
Each Way Extra gives you the option to increase or decrease the number of places in a race when you are betting Each Way on selected Horse Races. T&Cs apply. Registration required.
Bet £20 Get a £1 Free Bet on Every Race at Cheltenham Festival
18+. BeGambleAware.org. New customers only. Min deposit £20. Opt in for £1 free bets. Debit cards only. Place a £20 bet on Horse Racing at min odds 2/5 (1.4) each leg. Free bets valid for Cheltenham Races only. Geographical restrictions and T&C’s apply. BeGambleAware.org
Cheltenham Sorted
Online only. Opt-in required: closes 23:59 10/03/24. Stake £100 on Racing Pools Bets each “qualifying week” to earn £10 Tote Credit for each day of Cheltenham Festival 2024 (“Festival”). Credit awarded as £5 Win/Place and £5 Exotics. Max £40 Tote Credit. Redeemable against Festival bets only. Qualifying weeks run Mon to Sun from 12/02/24. Each qualifying week will be treated as a new week. Each £10 Tote Credit can be claimed from 16:00 the day before each day of the Festival and will be subject to a midnight expiry. Ten to Follow bets do not qualify. UK & ROI customers only. Full T&Cs apply. 18+. BeGambleaware.org
Non-Runner No Bet – All Races
Applies to bets placed from 09:00 on 24/02/24. Applies to any race at Cheltenham 2024. Bets placed using Free Bet funds do not apply. Full T&Cs Apply.
Bet £10 Get £20 in free bets Money back as a free bet if 2nd to SP favourite – Kempton
New UK customers (Excluding NI) only. Mobile exclusive. Min Deposit £10. Min stake £10. Min odds Evs. Free bet applied on 1st settlement of any qualifying bet. 30 days to qualify. Free bets expire in 7 days. Cashed out/Free Bets won’t apply. Account & Payment method restrictions apply. 1 Free Bet offer per customer, household & IP Address only. 18+. T&Cs apply.**18+. IRE/NI & UK customers only. Max refund £/€20. Win or win part of e/w outright singles only. 5 or more runners. 1st bet on each race. Free bet expires after 7 days. Free/void/antepost bets don't qualify. In the event of a dead heat the offer will not apply. Applies to First Past the Post result only. Unnamed 2nd Favs don’t qualify. Bets placed after the off do not qualify for this offer. Bets placed in-running will not apply. T&Cs apply.
IRISH CHAMPION HURDLE 35/1 STATE MAN TO WIN Enhanced odds paid in free bets
New customer offer. Place a max £1 bet on the Win or Each Way market for State Man to win the Irish Champion Hurdle, Sunday, February 4th. Winnings paid in cash at normal odds and are topped up to the enhanced price in Free Bets. Free bets are valid 7 days, only deposits with cards are eligible. Excludes multiples & in-play bets. T&C's apply. Please gamble responsibly.
IRISH GOLD CUP 2024 45/1 GALOPIN DES CHAMPS TO WIN Enhanced odds paid in free bets
New customer offer. Place a max £1 bet on the Win or Each Way market for Galopin Des Champs to win the Irish Gold Cup, Saturday, February 3rd. Winnings paid in cash at normal odds and are topped up to the enhanced price in Free Bets. Free bets are valid 7 days, only deposits with cards are eligible. Excludes multiples & in-play bets. T&C's apply. Please gamble responsibly.
Non Runner Moneyback Get your money back if your horse doesn’t run
KQCs: 18+. Play Safe. From 09:00 on 01/01/2024 until 17:30 on 15/03/2024. Applies to 2024 Cheltenham Festival Race Winner markets labelled ‘NRMB’. UK and Ire only. Horse Racing ‘Win and EW’ Markets only. Full T&Cs apply. www.begambleaware.org #ad

Extra place offers are most useful in races with larger fields. Picking the winner of cavalry charge style races is almost impossible, making the E/W bet a valuable tool for horse racing fans. Adding extra places makes E/W betting even more favourable for punters.

How does an each-way horse racing bet work?

Extra Places Offers

An each-way (E/W) bet is actually two bets, one on the horse to win and one on the horse to place. Having two bets means your stake is doubled.

You’ll get a return on your bet if your horse wins or if it places. The place part of the bet will always be a fraction of the odds of the win bet, typically between 1/5 and 1/4.

Here’s a straightforward example:

You place a £5 E/W bet on a horse at odds of 5/1. This bet will cost you £10 overall, £5 to win and £5 to place. The bookmaker is paying three places on this race at 1/5 of the odds.

If this horse wins, you’ll receive returns for both its win and its place, totalling £40. If your horse finishes second or third, you’ll receive payment for the place part of your bet but nothing from the win bet. The odds for the place bet are 1/5 of the win odds, so you’d win £10.

The number of places for each race depends on the number of horses running and the bookmakers’ terms. It’s important to check the specific place terms with the bookmaker when placing an each-way bet, as these can vary.

How do extra place offers make e/w bets more valuable? 

Extra places give your E/W selection a better chance to return you money! A general example of typical and enhanced places offered are as follows:

Bookmakers may offer even more extra places for marquee races and meetings. Some bookmakers offered as many as 8 places for E/W bets on last year’s Grand National.

Which bookmakers offer extra places?

Most betting sites will offer extra places on a select amount of UK or Irish races daily. The number of races selected varies between the bookmakers. Some offer a more comprehensive selection by including international meetings in the promotion.

Bet £10 & Get £30 in Free Bets for new customers at bet365.
Min deposit requirement. Free Bets are paid as Bet Credits and are available for use upon settlement of bets to value of qualifying deposit. Min odds, bet and payment method exclusions apply. Returns exclude Bet Credits stake. Time limits and T&Cs apply. Registration required. Full T&Cs

Bet £10 Get £30, Credited as 3 x £10 bets – Click here
18+. Play Safe. From 00:01 on 18.10.2022. £30 bonus. New customers only. Minimum £10 stake on odds of 1/2 (1.5) or greater on sportsbook (excluding Virtual markets). Further terms apply. #ad Full T&Cs

Money Back as Bonus up to £40 + £10 Casino Bonus
18+ begambleaware.org. New customers only. Min deposit £10. Money back as bonus if first sports bet loses. Wagering requirements: sportsbook 3x at min. odds of 1.40 (2/5), casino 50x. Unless forfeited the sportsbook bonus must be wagered before using the casino bonus. Bonus expires 7 days after opt-in. Visit Unibet.co.uk for full T&C’s. #AD Full T&Cs

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 10hrs of bet settlement. Bonuses expire 7 days after issue. Min odds, eligibility & payment exclusions apply. Full T&Cs apply. Full T&Cs

Get £20 IN FREE BETS WHEN YOU PLACE A £5 BET
New Customer offer YSKARZ. Place a min £5 bet on the sportsbook at odds of min EVS (2.0) and get £20 in free bets. Free bet rewards valid for 30 days. Only deposits via Debit Cards & Apple Pay will qualify for this offer. T&Cs apply. Please Gamble Responsibly Paddy’s Rewards Club: Get a £10 free bet when you place 5x bets of £10+. T&Cs apply. Full T&Cs

£20 IN FREE BETS KER-CHING
18+ New UK+IRE Customers only. Certain deposit methods & bet types excl. Min first £/€5 bet within 14 days of account reg at min odds 1/2 to get 4x £/€5 free bets. Free bets available to use on selected sportsbook markets only. Free bets valid for 7 days, stake not returned. Restrictions + T&Cs apply. Full T&Cs

How can I find which horse races benefit from extra places?

The majority of betting sites will have a comprehensive list of extra place races in the promotion section of their website or App. The individual race pages on a bookmaker’s website will also show how many places they offer for a specific race.

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Horse Racing Extra Places FAQs

Betting sites are obliged to pay out on each way bets if your horse finishes in the first few places. On some occasions, they will offer extra place races, where the number of horses you’re paid out on is increased, for example from the first four to the first five places.

It can be worth shopping around before you bet on horse racing, as some betting sites may be running extra place offers. This can be the difference between your bet winning or losing, so it’s worth being aware of the promotion.

To find out which races different bookmakers are paying extra places on, you simply need to go to their horse racing pages. Once there, look out for the promotion or check out the each-way terms for the race you want to bet on.

Yes, you can benefit from best odds guaranteed if you have a betting account with bet365.

Yes, William Hill have taken the decision to discontinue the best odds guaranteed promotion.

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