Royal Ascot Betting

If you are interested in Royal Ascot betting, you have come to the right place. One of the most important horse racing events both in the UK and abroad annually attracts lots of spectators. The same can be said for avid punters.

The Queen and the rest of the royal family attend the races themselves. The same goes for 300,000 other avid horse-racing fans. The event lasts for five days and there are six races every day. This means lots of Royal Ascot betting opportunities.

Royal Ascot Betting Offers 2020

As soon as Royal Ascot bet offers become available, we’ll feature them in our article. Stay tuned and visit us in the days leading up to the race. We will include the latest info about Royal Ascot 2020 betting. 

Royal Ascot Ante Post Betting

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Royal Ascot Betting Types

Everyone who is considering betting on Ascot should know what types of bets are available. Bets which are specific to this horse racing event. We will help you out by explaining the most popular bet types, so keep on reading.

Wins, place bets, each-way bets, futures

The easiest bet to understand is the win bet. You are placing your bet on a horse to win, and if he doesn’t, you lose your stake. With a place bet, you wager on a horse to finish the race either as the winner, or second or third.

We can say that an each-way bet combines these both. Half of your bet goes on a win, and half of it on a horse to place.

Futures bets are those that you can place months, weeks and days ahead of the race. The benefits of placing futures are odds which are both fixed and quite often more than generous.

Quinella, exacta, trifecta

When you are placing a quinella, you are predicting which two horses are going to be the first two finishers. An exacta lets you pick two horses that are going to finish first and second in a specified order.

If you feel like you can guess the first three finishers in the correct order, you can place a trifecta. It is one of the most popular Royal Ascot bets.

First four, quadrella, treble, double

Punters experienced in Royal Ascot betting might consider placing a first four bet. All you need to do is choose the four horses that are going to finish in the top four. They also need to finish in an order that you have bet.

Another bet involving four horses is a quadrella or a quaddie. This time you are selecting four winners who you believe are going to win in four nominated races.

On the other hand, a treble is an accumulator bet made up of three selections. All of them have to win if you want to receive winnings. If the first leg of this bet wins, the returns move to the second leg as the stake. If it wins as well, the returns move onto the third leg as the stake.

A double bet is similar, only it involves betting on two selections that have to win instead of on three in a treble bet.

Totepools and placepots

Totepool betting differs from betting with fixed odds. The difference lies in the fact that the total amount you can win depends on the entire amount wagered on the race and on a certain horse to win. Another name for this type of betting is parimutuel betting.

When it comes to placepots, things can get rather tricky. But this bet is simpler than it may seem at first. If you want to participate in the placepot pool, you need to make a selection of horses you believe are going to place across six selections.

This means that you choose a minimum of one horse from each of these six races you believe will finish in one of the first four positions.

Royal Ascot Tips

If you are interested in Royal Ascot betting, you could probably use a tip or two. One of the most important races that attracts lots of Royal Ascot bet offers is the Gold Cup.

Stradivarius, the back-to-back winner both in 2018 and 2019, is the biggest candidate for yet another win in 2020. He will only be six at the time so everyone is eager to see whether he can bag a hat-trick to equal Sagaro’s record from 1975-1977.

This would mean that he will be only one more victory away from reaching the legendary status of Yeats, the only horse to win the Gold Cup four years in a row (2006-2009).

Other notable favourites, as far as betting Royal Ascot is concerned, are Kew Gardens (British Champions Long Distance Cup 2019 winner), Dee Ex Bee (Ascot Longines Sagaro Stakes Group 3 – A Gold Cup Trial 2019 winner), and Cross Counter (the Melbourne Cup 2018 winner).

Royal Ascot Odds

When you look into Royal Ascot 2020 betting odds you can see that you can only bet on futures at the moment. As this event approaches, not only will we be able to see more betting markets, but there’ll also be more Royal Ascot betting offers, as well.

As soon as they appear, we’ll make sure to feature them, including all the Ascot promotion codes they come with.

How To Watch Royal Ascot Live

In case you can’t watch the races live and place Royal Ascot bets in person, there is a solution. Not only can you participate in Royal Ascot betting by placing them online on your favourite bookmaker’s website, but you can also watch them there, too.

There are certain terms and conditions you need to meet to enable this option, so make sure to read up on them first if you decide to enable the live streaming feature.

Royal Ascot History

Royal Ascot boasts of the longest and richest traditions when it comes to horse racing events, which is why more than 300,000 attend it every year. The Queen and other members of the Royal Family participate in this event as the spectators themselves.

It takes place in June and lasts for five days, with six races happening each day.

The Ascot highlight is surely the Gold Cup, with the first one having taken place in 1807. The only horse who has managed to win the Cup four times in a row is Yeats, in 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009.

Lester Piggott holds the record as the jockey with the most wins – as many as eleven, having ridden eight different horses.

And when it comes to trainers, no one comes close to legendary Aiden O’Brien in recent history, who has lead four horses to a total of seven Gold Cup victories.

Royal Ascot FAQ

Here are a few of the most common questions people have as far as Royal Ascot betting is concerned.

How do you bet on Ascot?

Go to your bookmaker’s website, look up Royal Ascot in the Horse Betting section, and select the race you want to bet on. All that’s left to do is to create a bet slip and confirm your bet.

How to you bet on the races?

All operators feature the Royal Ascot races in their betting markets. All you need to do is decide which of them you want to wager on if you are considering Royal Ascot betting. We also advise you to be on the lookout for special Royal Ascot betting offers that go hand in hand with Ascot promotion codes

Can you do placepots on Ascot?

Yes, you can. You can learn more about placepots in our article above.

What is the minimum bet on totepool?

If you are considering betting Royal Ascot with totepool you should know that the minimum amount both for each way and win bets is locked at £2.

What is Royal Ascot racecard?

A Royal Ascot race card is a list of all the horses participating in a race, including the information about them (e.g. name, age, weight, trainer, jockey, etc.). It helps you make an informed decision when you are betting on Ascot.

Where does Royal Ascot take place?

Royal Ascot takes place in Ascot, Berkshire.