Cheltenham Festival 2020 (Day 3) Offer – Ladbrokes

It’s Day 3 of Cheltenham Festival 2020 on Thursday and Ladbrokes are getting in on the action! They’re giving all customers a £1.00 free bet to use on any of Thursday’s seven races! Translated into matched betting terms, this gives us a risk-free potential profit of £8.00 and here’s how…

Key Terms:

  • This offer is available online and via mobile.
  • The free bet is available between 18:00 on Wednesday 11th March 2020 and 17:30 (last race) on Thursday 12th March 2020.
  • Free bet is valid on racing at Cheltenham on Thursday 12th March 2020.

Free Bet:

With the free bet being so small, I suspect many will be happy to just punt this for a risk-free shot at a decent return.

It’s entirely up to you what you place your free bet on. Having looked at the odds available, we could place our free bet on Summerville Boy to win the Stayers’ Hurdle (15:30).

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Place £1.00 free bet on Summerville Boy @ 9.00 = Potential profit of £8.00


Let’s have a look at our potential profit/loss for the possible outcomes…

Outcome Bookie Profit/Loss
Summerville Boy wins +£8.00 £8.00 profit
Summerville Boy doesn’t win -£1.00 free bet £0.00

So, if Summerville Boy wins, we’ll make a nice profit of £8.00 on this Ladbrokes offer! If Summerville Boy doesn’t win the race, we’ve lost our free bet and there’s no harm done.

* Summerville Boy failed to win the Stayers’ Hurdle, resulting in break even on this Ladbrokes offer. *

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