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Money Back Special (11:40 Longchamp) – Paddy Power

Posted by Matt (administrator) Matt
Start Time: 14/05/2020 11:40

There’s a big day of racing at Longchamp on Thursday and you don’t want to miss this Money Back Special from Paddy Power! Simply place a bet of up to £10.00 on the 11:40 at Longchamp and if our horse finishes 2nd, 3rd or 4th, Paddy Power will refund our stake as a free bet, up to a maximum of £10.00. Translated into matched betting terms, this gives us a potential profit of £6.75 and here’s how…

Key Terms:

  • We must place our bet between 15:00 on Wednesday 13th May 2020 and 11:40 (race-off) on Thursday 14th May 2020.
  • Offer applies to the win market and the win part of each way bets only.
  • If less than 7 runners take part, this offer will revert to money back if 2nd.
  • If our horse finishes 2nd, 3rd or 4th, Paddy Power will refund our stake as a free bet, up to £10.00.

Qualifying Bet:

If you’re unsure about how to place qualifying bets, check out my Qualifying Bet Strategy page for a walk-through guide on how they should be done.

It’s entirely up to you which horse you go for, but it would make sense to select a horse with fairly short odds in the hope of a 2nd, 3rd or 4th place finish.

At the time of writing, the lay odds aren’t quite tight enough, so I’ll use fictional lay odds for Dariyma (3/1) in the following example and I’ll update the bottom of the post with an actual selection after the race.

We can calculate our lay stakes using my matched betting calculator.

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Aim to lose no more than £1.25 on our qualifying bet


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

Dariyma wins+£30.00-£31.25£1.25 loss
Dariyma finishes 2nd 3rd or 4th-£10.00+£8.75+£8.00£6.75 profit
Dariyma finishes outside top 4-£10.00+£8.75£1.25 loss

So, we’ll make a nice profit of £6.75 if Dariyma finishes 2nd, 3rd or 4th and we stand to lose £1.25 on any other outcome. Risking £1.25 to make a profit of £6.75 gives us effective odds of 6.40, which I’m sure you’ll agree, makes this a profitable offer in the long run.

If eligible, free bets will be credited within 2 hours of the race ending and will be valid on any horse racing market for 7 days.

If you’re unsure how to extract £8.00 cash (80%) from the £10.00 free bet, check out my Free Bet Strategy page for a walk-through guide on how it should be done.

* Dariyma was available at back odds of 4.00 and lay odds of 4.50. Dariyma finished outside the top 4, resulting in a loss of £1.25 on this Paddy Power offer. *

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