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As we look forward to five days of quality racing, there are plenty of Goodwood betting offers that are appropriately, simply glorious. Lots of sportsbooks use events like Glorious Goodwood to come up with betting offers that add considerably to your punting power at this fabulous meeting.

Martin Booth
By Martin Booth  
Updated: 19 July 2021 10:00 am


The betting industry is intensely competitive. Bookmakers are always looking for ways to persuade customers to use their services rather than their rivals. Meetings like Glorious Goodwood represent an excellent opportunity to capture the attention and loyalty of new customers who want to bet on this superlative five days of racing action. One of the best ways to entice people to do their Glorious Goodwood betting with their brand is to offer an attractive bonus in the form of a free bet for people who do sign up. As we count down to the 2021 edition of Glorious Goodwood, a host of great welcome bonuses and free bets are available. Let’s take a look at some of the best that you can take advantage of when you sign up as a new customer:

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888sport: Deposit a minimum of £10 in your new account, place your first bet of £10 on any market and you’ll receive £30 in free bet tokens to help your Glorious Goodwood betting get off to a flying start. You’ll also get a £10 casino bonus to help boost your horse racing coffers.

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New customers only – A qualifying bet is a ‘real money’ stake of at least £10 placed on the first race - Minimum odds of 1/2 (1.5). Minimum deposit of £10 using deposit code RACE35 - Free bets credited upon qualifying bet settlement and expire after 7 days - Free bet stakes not included in returns - Deposit balance is available for withdrawal at any time. General deposit method & withdrawal restrictions apply & full T&C’s apply

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Betfair: This is a tremendous offer for new customers who wants to do a serious amount of Goodwood betting. When you place a £10 bet, you receive £20 in free bets. The offer is made even more compelling by the fact that you can do this five times, giving you up to £100 in free bets in total.

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New customer offer. Place 5 x £10 or more bets to receive £20 in free bets. Repeat up to 5 times to receive maximum £100 bonus. Min odds 1/2 (1.5). Exchange bets excluded. T&Cs apply.

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Betfred: Place your first bet of £10 and when it’s settled, you will find £30 in free bets within your account. Be aware that it might take up to 48 hours for your bets to be credited, so you may want to go through the qualification process in advance of your Glorious Goodwood betting plans.

£30 Free Bet
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18+ New UK & NI customers only. promo code ‘SPORTS60’. Deposit & place first sports bet of £10 in one bet transaction, at odds of Evens (2.0) . settled within 60 days. First bet must be on Sports. £30 in Free Bets credited within 48 hours of bet settlement, 7-day expiry. Payment restrictions apply. SMS validation may be required. Max 60 Free Spins on Justice League Comics. 7-day expiry.Full T&Cs apply.

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BetVictor: Put on your first bet of £10 or more at odds of evens or better. As soon as you do, you’ll get a package of £40 in free bets to enjoy. The caveat for racing fans, however, is that £30 of this is in free bets to be placed on a variety of horse racing markets, while the other £10 is for use on casino games.

£40 Free Bet
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18+ New Customers only. Deposit, opt in and place a £10 qualifying bet on Horse Racing at odds of 2.00 or greater within 7 days of opening a new account; excludes cashed out bets. Receive 3x £10 Horse Racing Free Bets, valid on set events only at odds 2.00 or greater. Plus, a £10 Game Show Bonus, selected games, wager 40x to withdraw a max of £250. Bonuses expire in 7 days. T&Cs Apply, see below. Please Gamble Responsibly.

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Betway: A perfectly simple offer. You need to deposit at least £10 and place a first bet of up to £10. You’ll then get a free bet in return that matches your stake, up to the value of £10.

£10 Free Bet
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New UK & Ireland customers only. £10. First deposit matched up to £30. 1x wagering at odds of 1.75+ to unlock Free Bet. Credit Card, Debit Card & PayPal deposits only. Full Terms apply.

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Bet365: You could boost your Goodwood betting bank by £100 with this offer. Deposit up to £100 when you open your account and, when you place qualifying bets to the same value and they are settled, the bookmaker will match that amount, up to a maximum of £100.

£100 Free Bet
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Min deposit £5. Bet Credits available for use upon settlement of bets to value of qualifying deposit. Min odds, bet and payment method exclusions apply. Returns exclude Bet Credits stake. Time limits and T&Cs apply.

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Ladbrokes: Sign up and make a £5 bet on sports, and in return you’ll get £20 in the form of four £5 free bets to enable you to get closer to the Glorious Goodwood action.

£20 Free Bet
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18+ New UK+IRE customers. PayPal and certain deposit types and bet types excluded. Min £5 bet within 14 days of account reg at min odds 1/2 = 4 x £5 free bets. Free bets valid for 7 days on sports, stake not returned, restrictions apply. T&Cs apply.

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William Hill

William Hill: One of the most straightforward and attractive Glorious Goodwood betting offers. Make an initial deposit, place a bet of £10 and when it’s settled, you’ll get two £15 free bets to play with.

£30 Free Bet
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New online customers only, min £10 stake, win only, min odds 1/2, free bets paid as 3x £10, 30 day expiry, free bet/payment method/player/country restrictions apply. Full Terms apply.

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It’s always a good idea to check the terms and conditions of any free bet or other welcome bonus offer to make sure you know exactly what you’re getting. Sometimes you have to let some time pass before your free bets are credited, which is not ideal if you want to have a bet on the very next race. Please also be aware that if one or more of your free bets is a winner, you will not get the free bet stake back as part of your winnings.


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How do Glorious Goodwood Free Bets Work?

It’s clear that free bets and welcome bonuses come in a range of shapes and sizes. Take some time to check them out to see which ones suit the way you want to enjoy your Glorious Goodwood betting. Here is a Goodwood betting guide to the types of offers available.

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Glorious Goodwood Welcome Bonus / Sign-up Offer

One of the simplest Glorious Goodwood betting offers you can find. Once you choose a sportsbook and make a deposit, the free bet or bets will appear in your account. Once they do, you can use them for your Goodwood betting purposes.

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Glorious Goodwood No Deposit Free Bets

It’s not often that bookmakers will enable you to have a free bet with them without making a deposit when you open a new account. This is a rare promotion, so make the most of it if you come across it, and use it well for your Goodwood betting.

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Glorious Goodwood Matched Deposits

Many sportsbooks use this as an easily understood offer that gives an instant boost to your punting power. As soon as you place a certain amount in your account, the bookmaker matches that. That effectively doubles your bank as you prepare for some Glorious Goodwood betting action.

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Glorious Goodwood Matched Free Bets

Some bookmakers will match your initial deposit in your new account with the same amount in the form of free bets. This is another easy-to-understand way of boosting your Glorious Goodwood betting possibilities instantly and increasing the number of options you have for investing during the five-day meeting.

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Glorious Goodwood Risk Free Bets

Paddy Power is particularly fond of offering this type of bonus to new customers. Effectively, your first Goodwood bet is completely risk-free. If your selection wins, you collect your winnings; but if it loses, you get your stake back in your account as cash rather than as a free bet.

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Glorious Goodwood Reload Bonus

This is a special offer aimed at existing customers rather than those in the process of signing up. Some bookmakers will offer their clients the option of adding an amount to their betting balance that the sportsbook then matches, effectively doubling the level of your investment.

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Glorious Goodwood Bonus Codes

Bonus codes can be a useful short cut when you are signing up for Glorious Goodwood betting offers. At a certain point during the process of opening an account, you will be offered the option of inserting a bonus code – this automatically activates your free bet or welcome bonus.

How to Claim Glorious Goodwood Free Bet Offers?

The process of claiming your Glorious Goodwood betting offers should be one of the steps you take when signing up for a new account, or when placing your first bet. First, however, you need to make sure you follow the right process to open your account.

Go to the website of your chosen sportsbook and you should find the button to sign up very easily. The best bookmakers put a lot of time and thought into making this process as straightforward as possible – even though there is a lot of information to collect. You’ll need your name, address, date of birth and banking information. All good sportsbooks now have stringent security processes to keep your data safe and sound. At some point in the process of entering your information, you will have the chance to add in your bonus code. Once you receive confirmation that your account is open, make sure your free bet has been applied or that it is activated once you have your first qualifying bet.

What to Look for When Choosing a Glorious Goodwood Free Bet?

The most important consideration when you are selecting one or more Glorious Goodwood betting offers is to make sure it’s right for you. For instance, if you are a small-stakes punter, there will be little appeal in signing up for an offer that is triggered by a £20 or £30 initial bet. Similarly, if you like only the occasional bet, a bonus that requires you to place several bets to qualify may not be ideal.

Also, be aware there is nothing to stop you signing up for several Goodwood betting offers. There will be plenty to choose from on the first day of a meeting like this one. Please make sure you read the terms and conditions carefully – and sign up only with respected and licensed bookmakers. There may be a stipulation that you have to play the amount of your deposit several times before your free bet is activated, which is common practice at casino websites.


Glorious Goodwood Free Bets FAQs

How to bet on Glorious Goodwood?

When you want to experience the delights of Glorious Goodwood betting, virtually every sportsbook on the market will be happy to oblige you. As well as being able to bet on your home computer or your mobile, you can still find plenty of high street betting shops where you can place a wager.

How to place a bet at Glorious Goodwood?

Study the form, make your selection, decide on your stake and the rest of the process should be extremely straightforward. Glorious Goodwood is one of the most famous meetings on the calendar, so you should easily find the markets for the races you want to bet on.

Can you bet with bitcoin at Glorious Goodwood?

Yes, you can. Some mainstream bookmakers, such as 888sport, are happy to take bets in bitcoin and other crypto-currencies. You can also find sportsbooks online that specialise in taking bets exclusively in crypto-currency. But always check the T&Cs before you place your bets.

Which type of bet is best at Glorious Goodwood?

This will depend on how you want to enjoy your Glorious Goodwood betting. If you have selected a single horse that you think will win its race, your best option is a straightforward win bet. However, you may have several selections that you want to combine in an accumulator or a full-cover bet.


While we always attempt to provide the most up-to-date and correct free bet offers from the bookmakers listed on, from time to time the bookmakers may change their offers and there may be a gap between these changes being updated across our site.

We would like to advise all our readers that it is their responsibility to check the free bet on offer by any bookmaker on the relevant home page or promotions section of the bookmaker site or app.

The free bets offered on this site are only a guide and when you click through from, they will bring you to the relevant bookmaker site or landing page. Please make sure that you check the free bet and/or offer thoroughly before opening an account.