Sportsbook Horse Racing and Greyhounds - Best Odds Guaranteed Explained

Betfair offer Best Odds Guaranteed (BOG) on all UK & Irish Horse Racing and Greyhounds singles bets from 8am on the day of the race. So, if you take a price on a horse or dog and the Starting Price (SP) is bigger we will pay you out at the bigger odds!


For Example:

  • If you take a price of 3/1 and the selection wins with an SP of 4/1, we pay you 4/1.
  • If you take a price of 3/1 and the selection wins with an SP of 2/1, we STILL pay you 3/1.

Best Odds Guaranteed applies to singles bets on win or each way markets only.



Best Odds Guaranteed does not apply to:

  • Multiples Bets
  • Exchange bets
  • Bets placed on Future Racing markets
  • Betting-in-running bets
  • Combined horse bets
  • Forecast, Place Only, Betting without or Insurance type bets
  • Odds Boost selections
  • Bets placed using Each Way Edge
  • Bets on international racing
  • Bets placed before 8am on the day of the race


The maximum payment to any one client in respect of our Best Odds Guaranteed concession is £1,000 per day.


For commercial reasons, Betfair reserves the right to exclude selected customers from receiving various promotions including Best Odds Guaranteed.



How do I know if I qualify for Best Odds Guaranteed?

  • Place a bet on a regular win or each way market, after 8am on the day of the race. Make sure it’s on UK or Irish racing, and before the race has started.
  • Once your bet is placed, you will see that it has qualified for Best Odds Guaranteed via the 'BOG' label but there will be no other mention of Best Odds Guaranteed - don’t be alarmed!
  • After the race has settled, you will continue to see if your bet had qualified for Best Odds Guaranteed and the change of value in your Settled bets, regardless of whether you won, lost or cashed out.

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