AUTHOR: Star Sports Content

SECOND CHANCE: Cheltenham Festival Free Bet


There’s nothing worse than coming second. Unless of course you get a second chance.

At the Cheltenham Festival this week we will give you a FREE MATCHING BET (max £25) to use the following day at Cheltenham if your horse finishes second in the final race of the day. (On Friday the matching bet will be carried forward to Uttoxeter on Saturday).


(1) Place a bet on the final race of the day at Cheltenham Festival this week, this offer applies to all four days of the meeting. If your selection finishes second – we will give you a free matching bet (maximum £25) to be used at Cheltenham the following day on any race (* On Friday, if your horse finishes second the free bet will be carried forward to be used in any race at Uttoxeter on Saturday. (NB: applies to win singles and the win part of EW singles). Only your first bet on the last race will count towards this promotion.

(2) The free bet must be used on any race at the Cheltenham Festival on the following day (or Uttoxeter on the Saturday) and will expire immediately after the final race on the respective days.

(3) Offer open to new and existing customers on bets placed by mobile, App and desktop only. Does not apply to telephone betting, bets placed on course or in our betting shops.

(4) Free Bet will be credited prior to racing each day.

(5) Any individual bet can only qualify for one daily promotion.


(1) Star Sports may offer you a free promotional bet. Please refer to promotion details above for the qualification criteria.

(2) Any Free Bet is limited to one per person, per promotion, per account, per race. In addition only one Free Bet can be awarded per person, household, shared computer or shared IP address. Free bet applies to your first bet on that race. Where more than one selection in the same race is placed on the same bet slip, the first selection is deemed to be the one which is highest on the bet slip.

(3) Free Bets may not be used in conjunction with any other current promotion.

(4) In the event of a customer opening more that one account to claim multiple offers we reserve the right to suspend/close duplicate accounts and void any bets placed.

(5) Usual Star Sports Betting Rules and Terms and Conditions apply, these can be viewed at

(6) Star Sports reserve the right to withdraw or refuse any Free Bet promotion at any point.

(7) Free Bet stakes are not returned with winnings.

(8) Free Bet awards cannot be exchanged for cash.

(9) Free Bet awards can be used online, tablet or mobile only.

(10) The Free Bet must be used within the timeframe specified on the promotion details and may not be either part used or carried forward.

(11) If you have any further questions about this promotion you can contact our customer service team