It’s Day 4 of Royal Ascot 2022 on Friday, and you don’t want to miss this Betfair Exchange money back offer! Place a bet of up to £10.00 on the 14:30 Royal Ascot, and Betfair will refund your stake as a free bet if your horse fails to place. Translated into matched betting terms, this gives you a potential profit of £6.67 and here’s how…
Place a bet of up to £10.00 on the 14:30 Royal Ascot (Friday 17th June 2022).Applies to bets on the Exchange ‘Win’ market.Applies to your first bet placed after 10:00 on Wednesday 15th June 2022.Money back as a free bet up to £10 if your horse does not finish 1st, 2nd or 3rd.Applies to back bets only; lay bets do not qualify.Betfair Rewards ‘Basic’ customers are excluded from this promotion.Your free bet will be credited within 24 hours if eligible.The free bet will be valid on any horse racing market for 7 days.
Please see my qualifying bets guide if you’d like more information about them and how they work.
It’s entirely up to you which horse you go for, but it would make sense to select a horse with pretty long odds hoping it won’t finish 1st, 2nd or 3rd.
At the time of writing, Cathy Come Home is available at back odds of 19.50 and lay odds of 21.00.
You can calculate your lay stake using my Matched Betting Calculator…
As you can see, the calculator tells you that your lay stake should be £8.85…
Place £10.00 on Cathy Come Home @ 19.50 = Potential profit of £175.75
Lay £8.85 on Cathy Come Home @ 21.00 = Potential liability of £177.00
Let’s look at your potential profit/loss for the possible outcomes…
OutcomeBetfairExchangeFree BetProfit/LossCathy Come Home wins+ £175.75– £177.00£1.25 lossCathy Come Home finishes
2nd or 3rd– £10.00+ £8.67£1.33 lossCathy Come Home does not
finish 1st, 2nd or 3rd– £10.00+ £8.67+ £8.00£6.67 profit
So, you’ll make a profit of £6.67 if Cathy Come Home does not finish 1st, 2nd or 3rd. You stand to lose a maximum of £1.33 on any other outcome. Risking £1.33 to make a potential profit of £6.67 gives you effective odds of 6.02, which I’m sure you’ll agree, makes this a profitable offer in the long run.
If eligible, free bets will be credited within 24 hours and valid on any horse racing market for 7 days.
If you’re unsure how to convert your £10.00 free bet into £8.00 cash (80%), please see my free bets guide for a walkthrough.
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