How To Watch Horse Racing On Sky Bet

Attention all horse racing fans! There is no need to pay for subscription racing channels on TV. Did you know you can watch UK & Irish horse racing at online bookies?

All UK & Irish horse races are streamed live, and you have a choice of bookmakers that offer a live streaming service.

Sky Bet are one of the many bookmakers which offer live streaming of a number of sports taking place around the world. As well as over 60,000 live football matches from the German Bundesliga and leagues in the Netherlands, Portugal, Northern Ireland, Brazil and Russia, there are streams available for all UK & Irish horse races.

If you’re interested in watching live horse races through Sky bet then read below for details on how to do so.

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How To Stream Races On Sky Bet

To access the free live streaming of any UK or Irish horse race at Sky Bet, you simply need to complete the following steps:

  • Place a bet of at least £1 on any UK or Irish horse race which you wish to stream.
  • Click ‘Bet and Watch’ on the menu at the top of the Sky Bet website.
  • Your live stream will begin before the race is ready to start.

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Sky Bet Live Streaming FAQ’s

Is streaming free through Sky Bet?

Some sports such as football and tennis are completely free to stream. Simply log into your Sky Bet account and click on an event where a stream is available and you’ll be able to watch it. If you wish to stream a horse race taking place in the UK or Ireland then you will need to place a £1 bet on that race on the day the race is taking place.

Are Sky Bet’s horse racing streams really live?

Although the streams are advertised as live, streams are typically delayed by up to 20 seconds.

Can I stream horse racing in the UK at Sky Bet?

Yes. Sky Bet horse racing streams are restricted by region but are available to customers in the UK and Ireland.

Can I qualify to stream horse races by placing an Antepost bet?

Unfortunately, no. Only bets of £1 or more placed on the day of the race will qualify for the live streaming service. Accumulator bets will qualify so long as there is a minimum bet of £1 on each race in your acca.

Will bets placed in conjunction with a promotion qualify for live streams?

No. Bets placed in conjunction with promotions such as price boosts will not qualify.

Can I stream horse racing on my mobile via Sky Bet?

Yes, streaming is available on desktop and mobile devices. Both iOS and Android devices are supported.

When will the live stream start?

Horse racing streams are usually available less than a minute before the scheduled start time of the race. For other sports such as football or tennis, you may be able to access the stream a couple of minutes before the scheduled start time.

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