British based gaming company Ladbrokes were originally founded in 1886 and the business really came into its own from 1956 onwards under the guidance of Cyril Stein. Ladbrokes are now the largest betting company in the UK and have over 2,400 retail betting shops in the UK and Ireland. Huge improvements in their website over the last decade coupled with a great marketing campaign, has resulted in Ladbrokes becoming a serious force in the world of online betting.
Ladbrokes are renowned for their excellent knowledge of horse racing, and punters can often get clues on the day’s racing by playing close attention to the Ladbrokes betting market. Although Ladbrokes offer excellent value with their horse racing odds, when they are going shorter odds then some other firms about a certain runner, it’s likely that the horse in question will run particularly well. The early prices this firm provide are a huge positive for customers and make Ladbrokes an excellent choice.
Markets Covered by Ladbrokes
If you want a wide range of horse racing markets, then Ladbrokes is definitely the place for you. All the bases are covered at Ladbrokes, including everything from the tradition straight win bet to distance betting and a variety of specials. A double the odds concession on Lucky 15s and various loyalty bonuses are all plus points at Ladbrokes.com.
As sponsors of the World Hurdle, Ladbrokes are always keen to offer punters the very best service throughout the four-day Cheltenham Festival. Look out for some excellent offers and concession on the World Hurdle come the Thursday of this prestigious meeting and also take advantage of the excellent early ante post value.
Free Bet Offers
If you are thinking of opening an account at Ladbrokes, you can get yourself a free bet of up to £50. Just deposit and place your first bet of up to £50 and get another bet for free of the same value.
For any families planning a bet on the Grand National this year, look no further than the magic sign. Ladbrokes have arguably the best odds compilers in the business at their disposal and they work hard to give punters top class value via their Grand National betting market.
As ever Ladbrokes are at the forefront of the betting action at Aintree. The annual spectacle of the Grand National at Aintree has captivated Britain for decades. No horse race makes the country sit up and take notice quite like the Grand National, It attracts the biggest TV audiences and boasts the biggest prize fund in Europe, in fact the centrepiece of the four-day Aintree event is probably the centrepiece of the entire horse racing calendar.
If you’re going to have a punt in 2014 there’s a pretty good chance it’ll be on the Grand National, which is where Ladbrokes come in. With free bets and generous bonus offers Ladbrokes are a punter’s best friends come Grand National time and are already offering up some pretty tasty offers if you fancy an early punt.
Right now Ladbrokes are offering a massive £50 free bet, just sign up, deposit as little as £5 and Ladbrokes will match your bet. And don’t worry about betting early, Ladbrokes are offering a No Runner No Bet policy.
The Grand National is a famously open race and long-odds winners are certainly not unheard of. Nonetheless, as the runners and riders have started to emerge in the lead up to the big day so too have the favourites.
Right now Teaforthree looks likely to be the favourite and currently sits at 10/1 with Ladbrokes. The 10-year-old finished third last year and put in a strong run at Ascot in February, reinforcing his spot-on Grand National credentials as an excellent jumper with good stamina.
Ladbrokes’ second favourite is Paul Nicholls trained Tidal Bay who tops the weights, a distinct advantage even if the last top weight horse to win the National was Red Rum in the 70’s! 13-year-old Tidal Bay will also aim to upset the history books by becoming the oldest National winner since 1923.
Alongside Tidal bay at 16/1 with Ladbrokes is two-time National favourite On His Own, followed by 2012 Welsh National winner Monbeg Dune, Hennesy Gold Cup winner Triolo D’Alene and former Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Long Run at 20/1. Join Ladbrokes today and have a wager on the 2014 Aintree Grand National.
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