York Racecourse Betting featuring Ebor Meeting

If you enjoy betting on flat horse racing, then the chances are you will have wagered many times on horse racing at York racecourse, with the Knavesmire hosting some of the biggest meetings on the Flat horse racing calendar.

York is situated in the north of Yorkshire and it’s a Roman city, with the course situated just outside of the city walls. There have been race meetings at York for centuries, with punters able to attend a wide range of festivals and meetings including the Ebor Meeting in August.

The Ebor Festival is a Betting Extravaganza

Whether you’re betting horse racing online or attending York racecourse, the Ebor Festival is the jewel in the crown when it comes to this track. The Ebor Festival takes place in August and it’s a four-day affair spanning Wednesday – Saturday, with the racing coming thick and fast.

The Ebor horse racing betting kicks off on Day One with the International Stakes, the Great Voltigeur Stakes and Acomb Stakes. The International Stakes is the Group 1 race and is run over one mile and two furlongs, with this race available to three-year-old horses and older.

On Day Two of the Ebor Festival, there’s another Group One race in the form of the Yorkshire Oaks, with this being a fillies race in the same way as the Epsom Oaks that acts as the precursor to the Derby. The Lowther Stakes is also on the same card and that’s a Group 2 race run over six furlongs.

Day Three brings another Group One race in the form of the Nunthorpe Stakes, with racing punters able to bet on this five furlong dash and hope to get themselves a winner in the process. The Lonsdale Cup and Strensall Stakes are on the same card, with the former a Group Two race.

The Ebor Festival finishes on Day Four with the Gimcrack Stakes and Ebor Handicap, with the latter run over one mile and six furlongs. Online betting customers are able to log into their betting account and enjoy live streaming of the action depending on what race they want to watch.

Other Notable Meetings at York Racecourse

York Racecourse is only second behind Ascot in terms of prize money offered per meeting. It attracts between 350,000-400,000 racegoers every year, with three of the thirty-six Group 1 races being hosted at the Knavesmire.

The first race meeting of the year at York takes place in May with the Spring Festival. On the Wednesday of this meeting, racing customers can enjoy races such as the Duke of York Stakes and Musidora Stakes. Meanwhile, Thursday brings more excitement in the form of the Middleton Stakes and Dante Stakes.

On the Friday of this meeting, York hosts the Yorkshire Cup, while there is also the Bronte Cup on the first Saturday of May. A month later comes the June meeting and that has the listed race that is the Grand Cup.

The summer of horse racing continues at York racecourse with the July meeting that takes place on the Friday and Saturday. The Summer Stakes is the big race on the Friday before the John Smith’s Cup and York Stakes the following day.

Before the glamour and thrill of the Ebor Festival, punters can also enjoy the August Meeting which spans three days. The Knavesmire plays host to races such as the Galtres Stakes, City of York Stakes and Roses Stakes.

Bet Online and Watch Live York Racing Streaming

York hosts some of the best quality flat horse racing in the United Kingdom and it naturally follows that customers want to place bets accordingly.

There are so many race meetings although you can watch any race you want from this course simply by having a funded betting account. Log into your bet365 account and place a bet on the race which interests you the most.

You should then automatically qualify for free live streaming through either a desktop, laptop, tablet or mobile device.