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Free Bets & Betting Offers in Ireland for September 2023

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Here you can find all the top horse racing free bets and offers available with the best betting sites in Ireland for September 2023. The betting offers are regularly updated and all sign-up offers are brought to you by trustworthy operators.

See also our Listowel Races betting offers and St Leger betting guide ahead of September's big festivals.

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Where to spend your free bets this week


A Grade 3 event is the highlight on Monday at Roscommon and it is no surprise to see a Willie Mullins odds-on favourite. Hercule Du Seuil has won four of his last five starts takes on four rivals, he should be a cut above them.


Donnacha O'Brien's Proud And Regal is the star name at Cork on Tuesday and takes a huge drop in grade from Group 1 company against the likes of Auguste Rodin into a Listed event. Brother Joseph O'Brien runs the Caracal who won on his first start for the yard last time at Tipperary.


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Newmarket hosts its three-day Cambridgeshire meeting which kicks off on Thursday until Saturday. The feature on Thursday is the Group 3 Tattersalls Stakes and the big Irish hope is Military for Aidan O'Brien, who was an impressive winner of a Naas maiden on his only start. He takes on promising juveniles Eben Shaddad and Legend Of Time.

Friday's feature is the Group 2 Rockfel Stakes where Ylang Ylang hopes to get back to winning ways after her disappointing run last time for Ballydoyle. She takes on smart types including the unbeaten Shawari under Oisin Murphy.

The Cambridgeshire Handicap on Saturday presents a great opportunity to find some hidden value and Greek Order is the current favourite. The Group 1 Cheveley Park and Middle Park Stakes are among the highlights with River Tiber likely to take his chances for Ireland.


It doesn't get much better than Arc weekend in Paris which hosts an array of top-class contests. Continuous will take his chances in the Prix de L'Arc de Triomphe on Sunday following his easy win at Doncaster in the St Leger. Sprewell and Emily Dickinson look likely to also fly the flag for Ireland.

Westover and Hukum have been left in at forfeit stage and will take on the unbeaten French star, Ace Impact, who heads the betting.

New betting offers for Irish users

Novibet welcome offer

We recently welcomed Novibet to our site and what excellent offers the bookmaker is serving up for Irish Customers. Bet just €1 to get €30 in FREE bets. There is no better time to claim this offer than when the flat season is in full swing and big-priced winners are there to be unearthed.

If you have an extensive list of betting sites to your name, you can also consider these lesser-known bookmakers who offer competitive welcome offers and an excellent customer experience once you are signed up.

LiveScore Bet welcome offer

LiveScore Bet is a must if you enjoy horse racing. During the major racing festivals, you will find a host of specials to enjoy when attempting to unearth winners.

Bzee Bet welcome offer

A new addition to irishracing.com and one which we highly recommend if you are already signed up with the big bookmakers. Get up to €100 in free bets. An offer not to be missed.

LeoVegas welcome offer

This operator is exceptionally popular with our audience and it is easy to see why. Bet just €10 to get €30 in free bets.

Select bookmakers require promo codes to claim your free horse racing bets, these include the Betfair promo code, Paddy Power promo code, and William Hill promo code.

Check for other new betting sites in Ireland.

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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. Dunlewey.org. Registration required.




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What is a Free Bet?

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A horse racing free bet is a bet credited to your account when you sign up with a bookmaker. You must deposit and in most cases place your first bet, to activate the free bets.

Horse racing free bets are available 365 days a year - good news for horse racing enthusiasts and most bookmakers will offer high-quality specials for major horse racing festivals, including the Cheltenham Festival, Punchestown, Aintree Grand National and Royal Ascot.

What types of betting offers are there?

New Customer Offers

The most popular new customer offers are bet-and-get welcome offers, in which you place your initial bet to get free bets credited to your account.


One of the most common bets for new customers. Register with an operator, place a bet of a specified amount and get free bets in return - place a bet of €10 and receive a €50 free bet.

Money-back bets

Fancy some fun with your sign up offers? Register with a bookmaker, place a bet with your own money and the bookmaker will refund your money for various outcomes, such as if you finish 2nd to the SP favourite.

Deposit Bonus

These bet offers are less common and are claimed when you deposit money with a bookmaker and you are rewarded with a percentage of your deposit. Some offer 100% while others offer 50%. For example, if you deposit €20 you will get a 50% bonus of €10.

Matched bonus

Register with an operator, place a bet and it will match the value of your bet - place a bet of €10 and receive a €10 free bet. Among the most popular of betting offers

Bet through the card

New customer betting offers often include bet-through the card around big festivals. For those who enjoy betting on every race on the card, this is an enjoyable one for you. Place a horse racing bet in the first race and get a free bet for every other race on the card. This adds further excitement to a day out at the races.

Free bet no deposit

The least common of all the free horse bets, these are bonuses you can claim without having to make a deposit and are awarded when registering with a bookmaker.

Existing Customer Offers

Bookmakers will also offer free bets to existing customers when placing a number of bets in a week for example. There are also free-to-play games and money-back specials which are popular with existing customers.

Best Odds Guaranteed

Get the best odds out there for your selection. Most major bookmakers offer BOG. If you back a horse to win at 4-1 and it wins at a starting price of 6-1 you will be paid out at the bigger odds of 6-1

Enhanced Odds

Bookmakers such as William Hill will boost the odds of horses during major festivals, for example boosting an odds-on favourite from 2-5 to 33-1. stakes are often limited to €1

Extra Places

Some operators offer extra places on select races each day and you will also find opportunities to choose your own extra places with the like of bet365.

Money back free bet

Place a bet, for example on certain outcome and get your money back as a free bet stake if your lose.

Free-to-play games

Try your hand at free games offered up by bookmakers. Paddy Power's 'Beat The Drop' is particularly popular - answer a series of questions correctly to be in with the chance of winning €5,000.

Withdrawing your Free Bets

Once your free racing bet has been credited to your account, in most cases you must place another bet - once you have met the minimum requirements. You are not able to withdraw the money as cash.

If the bet you place with your horse racing free bet credit is successful, you can then withdraw the money as cash. The return does not include your stake.

Here at irishracing.com, we highlight only the very best free racing bets out there to benefit both new and experienced bettors.

How do we compile the list of best free bets?

Here are the factors we consider when identifying the best free bets and betting offers at IrishRacing.com:

  • Expertise: Our team has over 50 years of combined experience in the horse racing and betting industry, including experts Vincent Finegan, Johnny Ward, Emma Nagle, Stephen Harris, and Ed Quigley.
  • Value: We analyse the value of each horse racing free bet to determine if it is worth your time. While 'Bet 10 and Get 50' is a stronger offer than 'Bet 10 Get 20', both represent excellent value.
  • Customer experience: We carefully analyse the sign-up process, site navigation, and ease of placing bets to ensure a smooth and enjoyable betting experience.
  • Security: We only promote trustworthy operators who offer secure payment methods and operate with integrity, while also promoting responsible gambling.
  • Terms and Conditions: All bookmaker offers are subject to T&Cs. We ensure none of the highlighted betting offers will present any unpleasant surprises.
  • Additional features: We consider what additional features bookmakers offer, such as apps, radio, and live streaming, to provide a more comprehensive service.

How Do Horse Racing Free Bets Work?

All horse racing free bets available in Ireland come with terms and conditions. There are specified restrictions linked with the offers, which are detailed below.

  • Eligible markets - offers are restricted to different types of bets and markets. For example, a free bet offer may only be available on a the horse racing market, a win market etc.
  • Minimum stake - the stake you place will be set at a minimum amount. Usually around €5, €10 or €20. If you place lower than those amounts, your bet will not be valid.
  • Minimum odds - if a horse is a short-priced favourite, you may be restricted to betting on that horse. Minimum odds are usually around 1-2 or 6-4.
  • Expiry after a specific number of days - you must use your free bet within the time period specified. For example, you may have seven days to claim a free bet. Don't miss your free bet!
  • Maximum winnings - to avoid huge payouts, bookmakers restrict the amount you can win so identify what your payout is likely to be and if it is worth your time.

Which operators offer horse racing free bets?


bet365 is a giant of the betting world and is present on the phone of most keen horse racing bettors. It is the main player in the online scene and tt has been regarded as one of the leading bookies ever since it was established.

Horse racing is one of the main sports for bet365, and it covers every meeting from around the world allowing you to watch racing on the go.

  • Like all the other leading sites, players can live stream the action on their mobile devices and desktop computers and make wagers on the win, each-way and place markets among others.
  • Live streaming availability depends on the territory. Make sure to read terms and conditions.
  • bet365 offers excellent odds and new customers can find an exceptional bet365 welcome bonus available.

Paddy Power

Paddy Power is sure to be one you have heard of thanks to its big emphasis on marketing along with its presence and specials for big horse racing events.

The Irish bookie offers up a host of existing customer specials and helpful insights into the horse racing industry.


The world's number one online betting exchange serving up terrific odds and specials along with lots of added benefits to those who do sign up.


One of Ireland's leading bookmakers, offering an excellent welcome offer and festival specials, it's easy to see why it is one of the favoured horse betting sites with our audience.

William Hill

Another sportsbook that excels on its offers is William Hill. The long-standing sportsbook has been trusted by players since being founded in 1934 and is a firm favourite among horse racing fans.

  • There are competitive odds to be found with this sportsbook, while players can watch live streams.
  • Markets available to players during the Festival include, betting to win, each-way, and to place. William Hill also excels when it comes to multiple bets, as customers can place wagers on Lucky 15s and accumulators.
  • The William Hill bonus is one of the best free bet offers.


Coral presents a great new customer offer with a high % bonus. The Coral Cheltenham betting offers centre around the bookmaker's welcome bonus.

  • The bookmaker excels at offering a comprehensive experience with a number of existing customer offers. Furthermore, the bookmaker offers excellent odds on markets such as win, each-way and forecasts. Multiple bets can also be placed at Coral.


Listowel 22 9 23 Man O Work CIan Cullinan jump the last to win the Ladbrokes Handicap Hurdle
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Ladbrokes has always been a major player within the horse racing industry. Bettor will be able to get one of the best experiences when placing wagers with the sportsbook, as it has competitive odds and a range of markets.

  • The bookie offers non-runner no bet on major ante-post markets.
  • Customers are able to bet on the win, each-way and forecast markets. There is also a competitive Ladbrokes welcome bonus available.


BetVictor is another operator which presents a standout welcome offer. Live streaming ensures you never miss a race when you are out and about.

  • Competitive odds.
  • Special betting offers are served up throughout major festivals Click here for more.


The Tote's world pool has thrust the operator into the spotlight this year and has been a roaring success. Customers can get excellent odds on the world pool available on select racedays and is among the top horse racing bookmakers. Definitely check here for Tote offers.

  • Pool betting is when all the money for a race goes into one ‘pool’ and is paid back out. This means prices on less fancied horses are often bigger.

  • Its famous Placepot, Jackpot and Scoop6 add to the enjoyment of betting with this operator.
  • World Pool has been an excellent addition and is available on big racedays, offering bigger odds than most other operators

Free Horse Racing Tips by Horse Racing Experts

Where can I use my free bets today?

You can use your free bets today thanks to the daily nature of horse racing, there is always a good value bet to be found. Check here for a daily nap (best bet) from our race analysts who highlight their top tip for the day, claim your racing free bets from above to back the selection for cracking value.

Today's Nap

Lingfield 5.50 God Of Fire
This is arguably the easiest assignment God Of Fire has faced in handicaps so far and, having shown improvement with a tongue-tie applied when he finished a close third at Kempton last time, he could be hard to beat back over this slightly shorter trip. Intergalacticat is feared most with Oisin Murphy back in the saddle, while Udaberri and Savrola are a couple of others to note.

Upcoming Horse Racing Festivals

  • Cambridgeshire Meeting
  • Where: Newmarket Racecourse
  • When: September 28 - September 30
  • Feature race: Cambridgeshire Handicap, Group 1 Middle Park, Group 1 Cheveley Park
  • Arc Festival
  • Where: Paris Longchamp
  • When: September 30 - October 1
  • Feature race: Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe

How To Claim Your Free Bets

Signing up for betting welcome offers in Ireland is a simple process and only takes a couple of minutes. You can follow these steps to make the process as easy as possible:

  1. First, decide which sportsbook that you wish to sign up for from the list above.
  2. After making the decision, click on 'claim here'.
  3. You will be prompted to fill out the registration form, which includes entering your date of birth, full name and email address.
  4. You may need to also opt-in for the welcome bonus when registering for your account.
  5. After verifying your account, you can then deposit funds to your account.
  6. Once you have met the terms and conditions of the welcome bonus, you will be rewarded with your horse racing free bets.

What To Consider when Signing Up for Free Bets

When signing up to free horse racing bets, there are a few points to consider along with the terms and conditions.

  • Can you afford to place the required first bet/deposit?
  • Is the free bet valid for horse racing markets?
  • Are specific outcomes included in the conditions?
  • When can you use the free bet?
  • How do you check if the free bet has been added to your betting account?
  • Can I withdraw the credit straight away?

Select bookmakers in Ireland require promo codes to claim your racing free bets, these include the Betfair promo code, Paddy Power promo code, and William Hill promo code.

Best Bookmaker Offers in Ireland

Every sportsbook is different when it comes to the type of Irish free bets available. Each bonus is slightly different, but you can get a better understanding of the most prominent sign up offers from the best bookies.

Below we highlight which operators to keep an eye on from our bookmaker betting partners. Make sure you look out for free bets for existing customers during big festivals.

Free Bets for Horse Racing Events

You will notice a flurry of bookmaker free bet offers for new customers prior to and during major horse racing festivals.

Punchestown, the Cheltenham Festival and the Grand National meetings at Leopardstown and Aintree are the main events for which you will find new betting offers during the National Hunt season.

For the Flat season fanatics among you, the Galway Festival, Glorious Goodwood, Royal Ascot and the York Ebor meeting is when you'll find betting offers in abundance. Below you can see the best free bets for these top-notch events.

If you are in the UK and looking for a vast range of bookmaker offers for the Grand National you may want to check this UK betting site.

National Hunt Season Major Festivals

Flat Season Major Festivals

Existing Customer Offers

A whole host of brilliant existing customer betting offers are on offer to customers in Ireland. It is worth checking here on a regular basis to find horse racing offers and a variety of terrific specials.

You may associate bookmaker offers with new customer sign ups and free bets which you can see below, however there are plenty of excellent horse racing betting offers designed to keep you loyal.

Horse racing provides excellent betting opportunities all year round and these offers add to the intrigue and excitement of the sport.

Best Bookmakers Promo Codes

A horse racing betting promo code is required by some bookmakers when you register, in order to claim your betting promotion - most commonly for free bets.

A promo code is a short code that you can copy and paste into the required box when you sign up to Irish horse racing betting offers. It is worth noting that not all operators require betting bonus codes.

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FAQ Free Bets & Betting Offers

Everything you need to know about bookmaker offers and horse racing free bets in the FAQ section below.

What Is A Free Bet?

A free bet is a bet credited to your account by a bookmaker, most commonly, when you sign up and place your first bet or deposit into your account. Free horse racing bets are available to new and existing customers in Ireland.

How Do I Claim A Free Bet?

You can claim your free bet by signing up to a bookmaker and depositing or placing a bet. If you are lucky, you may also find no deposit free bets.

Where Can I Find The Best Horse Racing Free Bets?

On this page, we list all the best free bets and betting offers available with leading and trustworthy operators.

Do All Sites Have Racing Free Bets?

All major bookmakers tend to offer free bets to new and existing customers as part of an incentive to maintain loyalty and as a welcome gesture.

When are Bookmaker Offers Available?

Bookmaker offers with the leading sportsbooks are available all year round in Ireland with specials offered around major races and festivals.

What Kind of Special Offers Will Be Available For Big Festivals?

There will be various offers available during Festivals such as Punchestown, Galway, Cheltenham, the Grand National and Royal Ascot. Players can enjoy bonuses such as free bets, money back specials and non runner no-bet - to name a few.

Which Bookmakers Offer the Best Sign Up Offers?

Ireland's most popular bookmakers can be found above. All of the bookmakers offer something different, which means that you’re able to take advantage of a number of promotions throughout the year.

How Do I Get The Best Free Bet Offers?

The best free bets and betting offers in Ireland can be found above, including our choice of the top three. However, you should make sure that you follow the essential terms and conditions to find the correct offer for you.

Which Betting Offers Are Right For Me?

Excellent promotions are available throughout the year in the UK which means that there is a promotion for everyone out there. There are different types of betting sign up offers along with existing customer betting offers which you can read about on our horse racing betting pages.

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