Author: Tony MacDonald
Published: 11:26 24/04/2015
Freebets.com explains how horse racing punters can get free bets for the 2015 Punchestown Festival, via desktop, mobile and tablet.
Punchestown Racecourse is known as the home of Irish Jumps Racing and will play host to the 2015 Punchestown Festival to bring the curtain down on the National Hunt Racing season. A host of top class horses, trainers and jockeys from both sides of the Irish Sea will converge on the Kildare venue for one last chance to settle any scores and confirm reputations, with five days of quality racing to enjoy between Tuesday 28th April to Saturday 2nd May.
The meeting is run in a similar format to the Cheltenham Festival with the following major races the highlights; Champion Chase, Ryanair Novice Chase, Champion Hurdle, World Series Hurdle, Herald Champion Novice Hurdle, Tattersalls Ireland Champion Novice Hurdle, Growise Champion Novice Chase, Champion Four Year Old Hurdle, Champion INH Flat Race and the Punchestown Gold Cup.
Making use of free bets offers and money back specials whenever they are available during the Punchestown Festival is a good way to boost your chances of winning long-term, after all there is no easier way to profit from betting than betting for free.
If you're already clued up on free bets and are looking to sign up with a new bookmaker, then click here to see a range of free bet offers for new customers. Those who aren't quite sure yet, may wish to read on to discover what free bets are and how they can be used enhance your enjoyment of the Punchestown Festival.
What Are Free Bets?
Online bookmakers such as William Hill and Paddy Power, offer free bets to new players as a method of attracting custom to their website and to regular players as a reward for loyalty, winning bonus or consolation on a losing bet.
Free bets can be earned in various ways, but in almost all cases are not included with any winnings. For example; Using a £10 free bet to back Hurricane Fly at 4/1 would return £40 if the bet wins. (£10 x 4/1 = £50 - £10 Free Bet Stake = £40). Free bets also carry some other requirements such as minimum odds and expiry dates, but Freebets.com spells out all the terms and conditions of each bookmaker’s introductory free bet offer, deposit bonus and money back special to save you the trouble of hunting out the small print.
2015 Punchestown Festival Schedule
Day 1 - Tuesday 28th April
3.40pm - Sean Breen Cross Country Chase
4.20pm - Herald Champion Novice Hurdle
4.55pm - Bragbet Handicap Hurdle
5.30pm - Boylesports Champion Chase
6.05pm - Goffs Land Rover Bumper
6.40pm - Growise Champion Novice Chase
7.15pm - Finlay Motor Group INH Flat Race
Day 2 - Wednesday 29th April
3.40pm - Martinstown Series Hurdle
4.20pm - Louis Fitzgerald Hotel Hurdle
4.55pm - Irish Daily Mirror Novice Hurdle
5.30pm - Punchestown Gold Cup
6.05pm - ATR Champion INH Flat Race
6.40pm - Guinness Handicap Chase
7.15pm - O'Reilly INH Flat Race
Day 3 - Thursday 30th April
3.40pm - Colm Murray Memorial Handicap Hurdle
4.15pm - Three Handicap Chase
4.50pm - Avon Ri Cross Country Chase (Banks Course)
5.30pm - Ladbrokes World Series Hurdle
6.05pm - Naas Court Handicap Hurdle
6.40pm - Ryanair Novice Chase
7.15pm - Drinkwater Construction Mares' Novice Hurdle
7.45pm - Kildare INH Flat Race
Day 4 - Friday 1st May
3.40pm - KFM Hunters Chase
4.20pm - AON Novice Handicap Chase
4.55pm - SeanieMac Mares' Handicap Chase
5.30pm - Racing Post Champion Hurdle
6.05pm - Tattersalls Ireland Champion Novice Hurdle
6.40pm - Star Best For Racing Novice Hurdle
7.10pm - ITBA Fillies Scheme Bumper
7.45pm - Donohue Marquees Champion Hunters Chase
Day 5 - Saturday 2nd May
2.30pm - Irish Field WFA Chase (Bank Course)
3.10pm - Madra Irish Dog Food Novice Chase
3.45pm - Irish Stallion Farms Mares Hurdle
4.25pm - AES Champion Four Year Old Hurdle
5.00pm - Pat Taaffe Handicap Chase
5.35pm - Setanta Sports Handicap Hurdle
6.10pm - Pro-Am INH Flat Race
Horse Racing Money Back Specials
Money back specials offer a potential refund to customers, either as a free bet or withdrawable cash, if a pre-determined outcome occurs in a particular race. The offers are usually limited to selected betting markets, one refund per customer and there is generally a cap on the maximum refund amount.
An example of such an offer would be; 'Money Back If The Favourite Wins'. For such an offer the bookie would refund the customer's first losing bet on any of the selected markets, if the SP favourite did in fact win the race.
If you fancy taking advantage of money back specials during the Punchestown Festival, then look no further as you're in the right place. Freebets.com constantly monitors the top online bookmakers for the best betting offers, so you should follow us on Twitter to keep up to date with the latest promotions on your timeline.