Royal Ascot Novelty Bets
Royal Ascot betting is big business both on and off the course during the five day meeting but whilst the majority of people will be place their win bets, each way bet and tote bets, specials and novelty bets on Royal Ascot have been becoming increasingly popular in recent years.
The most famous Royal Ascot special bet is nothing to do with the horse racing but rather the colour of the outfit that the queen is wearing on each day of the meeting as she arrives in a horse drawn carriage down the centre of the course.
On each day of the Royal Ascot meeting, the public waits in anticipation as the Royal procession arrives up the Ascot straight to see the outfit the queen is wearing and more than one online bookmaker has made this one of the biggest Royal Ascot betting markets, although it isPaddy Power who are famed for such bets.
The more traditional Royal Ascot special bets such as the leading Royal Ascot Jockey and the Leading Royal Ascot trainer are always very popular amongst punters as they have an interst in every race right up to the final race of the final day on the Saturday.
Increasingly, bookmakers are offering money back specials oon horse racing events like Royal Ascot. For example, many will refund stakes if your selection finishes second beaten by the favourite, a named horse or by a head or length. These bets are always worth considering as they provide often valuable insurance should it not be your lucky day. This page will display all the latest Royal Ascot betting offers from Tuesday 16th June 2015.
Other special bets include such markets as the winning distances on each day of the Royal Ascot meeting and the number of favourites that will win each day. These provide great entertainment and maintain an interest in all race throughout the afternoon.