Bookmaker bet365.com.au has come to the rescue of punters that want to view live streamed horse racing from their PC or mobile devices.
Gone are the days of rushing to the TAB or pub to watch a race you have invested your hard-earned dollars on, and with bet365
offering live streaming of Australian and international horse racing and greyhound racing, live action is just a click away.
When it comes to online wagering firms, they don’t come much bigger than bet365, and it’s easy to see why when they offer the most comprehensive live streaming sports product on the market.
As well as offering live streamed racing, bet365 customers can watch live soccer, baseball, basketball, tennis, ice hockey, beach volleyball, table tennis, bowls, squash, handball, rugby union and much, much more.
Do I need to pay for live stream horse racing?
Live streaming is available free of charge to all bet365 customers that have a funded account or have placed a bet within the past 24 hours. By leaving as little as $1 in your account at all times, you will have access to the wide range of sports and racing available at bet365.com.au. For some international races, you will need to place a bet on the specific race to watch it.
Not a bet365 customer? – sign up and take advantage of their New Customer Offer
customers can avail of the Open Account Offer and all the superb bet365 features as soon as they join. New members get a 100% match on their first deposit up to $200. Check T & Cs to see if the New Customer Offer is available in your state.
How to join bet365:
Enter your personal details to sign up for a new account.
Make a deposit and gain access to hundreds of live streamed sports and races.
What Australian races can I watch?
Unfortunately, due to media rights, bet365 customers are only able to watch Victorian thoroughbred racing in Australia. Fortunately, Victoria is undoubtedly the premier racing state in Australia and as well as watching weekday racing from country courses, live streaming is available for metropolitan racing at Flemington, Caulfield, Moonee Valley, Sandown and a host of other tracks.
bet365 customers will have access to the biggest races of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival including the Melbourne Cup, Caulfield Cup, Cox Plate, Caulfield Guineas, Victoria Derby and much more.
Likewise, the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival feature such as the Blue Diamond Stakes, Australian Cup and Newmarket Handicap and much more are at your fingertips and ready to watch whether you’re at home or on the go.
How to watch live horse racing in Australia:
Watching your upcoming race couldn’t be easier. Simply find the Victorian race you want to watch and click on the ‘watch’ icon. The live stream will initiate and you’ll be watching the race almost instantly.
Although slightly different from your tablet or mobile device, watching the live stream is just as easy. Find the race you want to watch, or if you’ve already placed a bet on the race, you can tap your ‘My Bets’ and find the upcoming event. Simply click the ‘Video’ icon and start watching the live stream.
When can I start watching the live stream video?
Provided you have a funded account or have placed a bet within 24 hours, live streaming is available approximately two minutes before the start of each Victorian race which gives you plenty of time of load the live stream, find a quiet place to watch and enjoy the action.
How to watch live international racing:
As well as offering live Victorian racing, bet365
customers have access to US thoroughbred and harness racing, as well as UK greyhound racing. Simply find the race you want to watch and click on the ‘live stream’ icon. A pop up window will appear and provide you with a list of all upcoming races, and from there, it’s as easy as clicking on the race and watching the live stream.
For most international races, you will need to place a bet on the specific race to watch it.
What race replays of UK and Irish races in the bet365 racing archive:
bet365 also has an innovative race replay service that allows you to watch replays of horse racing. Full replays of UK and Irish races from the last 10 years are available to watch free of charge.
You can watch unlimited race replays from all UK and Irish racecourses. Simply search by either date or by horse name in the Racing Archive section of bet365
(available under Results and Archive) and watch full length race coverage.
What are the system requirements?
Internet Explorer 8 and the latest versions of Firefox, Chrome, and Opera
Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
Latest versions of Safari, Firefox, Chrome, and Opera
Broadband Speed: A connection speed of 512kbp/s or higher.
bet365 iOS App:
bet365 has a free iOS App. To download the App, simply search for bet365 in the App Store. Alternatively you can visit the bet365 mobile site via the web browser on your mobile or tablet. Scroll down to the bottom of the homepage and click on the ‘View all bet365 apps’ link, where you can download all bet365 Apps.
bet365 Android App:
bet365 has a free Android App. To download the App, simply visit the bet365 mobile site via the web browser on your mobile or tablet. Scroll down to the bottom of the homepage and click on the ‘View all bet365 apps’ link, where you can download all bet365 Apps.
Live Match Alerts:
As well as providing live streaming of all Victorian racing, the bet365 Live Match Alerts mean you never have to miss your race. Simply, go to your bet slip and tap on the notifications symbol (bell), and set the type of alert you want. You can be notified when the race is about to jump, as well as receiving scratchings and results.
Alerts are sent directly to your mobile device and you can select the type of notifications you wish to receive. As well as horse racing, other options include:
Soccer - Goals, Substitutions, Yellow and Red Cards, Half Time Result, Full Time Result, Penalty Awarded and Penalty Missed. Team-specific alerts can also be set for a week or the whole season.
Tennis - Start of Match, Final Score, Game Results and Set Results.
Once you have installed the bet365 App, please ensure you allow push notifications to your device when prompted. Navigate to the relevant coupon for the match or team that you would like to follow, then scroll down to the Live Match Alerts tab and make your selections. Alternatively, by selecting a match through the In-Play section, you can choose to receive alerts while the event is In-Play.