18+, UK only. Stake back as a Free Bet up to £20 if your horse is beaten into 2nd by a head or less at our selected meeting each day. Full T&Cs apply.


- 18+, UK residents only.

- A free bet equivalent to the total stake of your qualifying bet (up to £20) will be credited to your account if your horse is beaten into 2nd by a head or less at our selected meeting each day.

- Free bet can be redeemed at odds no greater than 8/1 (9.0).

- Offer applies to one UK or Republic of Ireland race meeting per day - Currently scheduled race meetings are shown below:

Specified Race Meeting Date
Ayr 29th July 2019
Beverley 30th July 2019
Redcar 31st July 2019
Nottingham 1st August 2019
Wolverhampton 2nd August 2019
Lingfield 3rd August 2019
Chester 4th August 2019
Kempton 5th August 2019
Newbury 6th August 2019
Bath 7th August 2019
Haydock 8th August 2019
Musselburgh 9th August 2019
Lingfield 10th August 2019
Leicester 11th August 2019
Catterick 12th August 2019
Nottingham 13th August 2019
Salisbury 14th August 2019
Salisbury 15th August 2019
Newbury 16th August 2019
Bath 17th August 2019
Pontefract 18th August 2019
Catterick 19th August 2019
Brighton 20th August 2019
Bath 21st August 2019
Chepstow 22nd August 2019
Newmarket 23rd August 2019
Newmarket 24th August 2019
Goodwood 25th August 2019
Epsom 26th August 2019
Epsom 27th August 2019
Lingfield 28th August 2019
Carlisle 29th August 2019
Sandown 30th August 2019
Lingfield 31st August 2019

- Max free bet refund of £20 per customer per race as a free bet.

- Minimum refund £1 per race applies, single stakes of less than £1 will not be eligible for this offer.

- If you have more than one bet on a race, only the first bet placed will apply.

- Applies to win single bets and the win part of each way bets only. Multiples do not qualify.

- Does not apply to races where fewer than 5 runners take part.

- Does not apply in the event of a dead heat.

- The free bet will be credited to the customer’s account within 24 hours of the qualifying bet being settled.

- The free bet must be used within 7 days. After the 7 days the free bet will expire and will not be re-issued. Free bet stake not included in any returns.

- Full T&Cs apply


1 These terms are a binding legal agreement between you and The Football Pools Limited, a company registered in England and Wales (company number 10573569) with its registered office at Walton House, Charnock Road, Liverpool, L67 1AA ("The Pools", "we", "us", "our").

2 Capitalised terms have the meanings given in clause 19 below.

3 This offer is valid from Wednesday 1st May 2019

How does the Offer operate?

4 If you make a bet of £1 or more on any race at our selected meeting each day we will give you a free bet up to £20. Does not apply in the event of a dead heat or races where fewer than 5 runners take part.

5Free bets must be wagered in full by (expiry date) as a single win bet wagered on a single (sport) market at odds no greater than 8/1 (9.0). In the event the free bet is a winning bet, the stake is not included with any returns.

6 Any returns from a free bet will be paid back into your account minus the free bet stake.

7 This offer can not be used in conjunction with any other Football Pools promotion.

8 This offer is limited to one free bet award per person/household/IP address per match.

9 If your free bet is subsequently voided it will be replaced within 24 hours.

10 A maximum of one free bet can be placed on any individual sporting event.


11 Offers are made to enhance your (and your fellow customers') enjoyment of the games we provide. It follows that we expect all our customers to participate in our Offers in a spirit of fairness. To that end we list below certain types of play we consider unfair in the context of the Offer and which may at our sole discretion be treated as a breach of the Offer and these terms and conditions:

11.1 using more than one account to obtain more than the number of bonuses or free bets permitted per customer;

11.2 using more than one account per household or per IP address;

11.3 sharing promotional offers, bonus codes or bonuses received by you with others who were not the intended recipient and/or accessing promotional offers, bonus codes or bonuses received by you from others when you were not the intended recipient;

11.4 colluding with other people to take advantage of the existence of terms of promotional offers or bonuses,

together these constitute "Promotional Play Restrictions".

12 If you breach (or we reasonably consider you breach) any Promotional Play Restrictions, we may at our sole discretion:

12.1 stop your participation in the Offer and any other promotional offer you may be participating in; and

12.2 reclaim any winnings we have paid you, and either settle bets at the correct odds, void any free bets or any bet funded by a bonus, or remove any subsequent winnings relating to a bonus.

13 If we elect to exercise our rights under clause 12 we will explain to you in writing the reason for our decision.

14 We shall also have the right at our sole discretion to charge an administration fee not exceeding the value of the Offer to cover our reasonable administrative costs in exercising our rights in respect of clause 12


15 We may amend or cancel this Offer or amend these terms:

15.1 without notice if such amendment or cancellation is a result of any legal or regulatory change; or

15.2 for any other legitimate reason, by giving you notice in advance of the amendment or cancellation. We shall exercise our rights under this clause 15.2 where the circumstances are sufficiently serious to merit such amendment or cancellation. Without limiting the circumstances in which we may choose to exercise these rights, examples include situations in which there is a malfunction of the software or hardware used to deliver our website or any manifest error in the Offer and/or the terms of the Offer.

16 In addition to these terms and conditions, the use of our Website and your participation in any services we offer (including this Offer) is governed by our general terms and conditions. These can be found at ("General Terms"). Please ensure that you have read and understood the General Terms and these terms before opting-in to this Offer.

17 Where there is any discrepancy between these terms and the General Terms, these terms shall take precedence.

18 These terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and you agree shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.


19 Terms defined in our General Terms have the same meaning in these terms unless otherwise defined.