Author: Graham Tower
Published: 15:20 28/03/2015
The world will stop in its tracks at 4.15pm on 11 April as 600 million people tune in to watch the 2015 Grand National live on television. 40 runners and riders will line up for one of sports greatest spectacles while bookmakers line up to cash in on the millions of bets placed on the biggest betting event of the year.
The stamina-sapping four and a half mile chase over famous fences including Bechers Brook, Canal Turn, Valentines and The Chair will be a grueling challenge for the 40 entries while picking a horse to land your each way bet will be no mean feat either. But thanks to healthy competition among online bookmakers, Grand National punters can get an edge by shopping around for enhanced place terms.
Most bookmakers will be offering the industry standard ¼ odds a place for the first four horses to finish but punters willing to compare Grand National offers will find bookmakers prepared to pay out on the fifth horse home.
Right now there are five leading online bookmakers offering to pay an extra place in their each way terms - that’s ¼ odds a place on the first five.
Bookmakers Paying Five Places On The Grand National
To save you the trouble of scouring online betting sites, here are the bookies paying five places on the Grand National:
bet365 is non runner no bet on the Grand National which means you can place an ante-post bet today and you’ll get your stake refunded if your horse does not come under starters orders. In addition, you’ll get best odds guaranteed. So if the starting price is better than the price you take today, bet365 will pay you the best price.
With enhanced place terms ¼ odds a place on the first five horses, bet365 is going to be a popular destination for Grand Natinal punters. If you don’t have an account on bet365, you should click this link now and get 100% first deposit bonus, up to £200.
Sky Bet has a great welcome offer for new customers, bet £5 get a £20 free bet. Register today and your Grand National ante-post bet will be protected by non runner no bet and the bookie is also paying five places on each way bets on the Aintree showpiece.
Paddy Power is famed for its money back specials but regularly offers extra places on feature races and golf events. In addition to paying five places, the Irish bookmaker is also non runner no bet on the Grand National. Open a new account with Paddy Power and bet £10 and you’ll receive four £5 free bets.
BetVictor is well known to football punters for giving the best odds on Premier League football and it also offers great prices on horse racing too. The Gibraltar-based online betting site is paying out on an extra place in the Grand National and when you open a new account will match your first stake with up to £25 Promo Cash.
Boylesports is an old rival of Paddy Power and is matching its offers of an extra place on the Grand National and non runner no bet on ante-post bets. New customers can claim up to £50 free bets, register with Boylesports and get your first bet matched with up to £25 free bet. Continue betting and receive another free bet to the average of your next five stakes.