Frequently Asked Questions
How to get started?
1) Visit bet365, and check the racecards, looking for the live video player icon. From the Horse Racing home page, click on the Race-RES link for the race you wish to watch and then click the Live Stream link above the race result.
2) Or, select History on the home page, choose Settled or Unsettled Bets (dependant upon your bet status), click on Bet Details for the appropriate race and then click on the Live Stream link.
In order to access the service and receive good picture quality you will require an active broadband connection. If your PC does not meet the required specification, you may still be able to listen to the race by clicking on the Audio link on our Home page. To find out more about the system requirements needed to take advantage of streaming services view our Live Streaming FAQ.
As a visitor from the UK, you can also catch live racing from ITV4, Racing TV and At The Races, as well as other bookmakers.
For races on ITV, see the ITV racing Schedule here.
Racing TV (formerly RUK or 'Racing UK') have posted an upcoming schedule here
There are two main subscription channels in the UK – At The Races (Sky on 415/Virgin on 535) and Racing UK (Sky 432/Freeview 231) – that cover live horse racing fixtures. ATR broadcasts 26 tracks in Britain and 26 tracks in Ireland, whilst RTV covers 34 tracks in the UK.
UKRace.co.uk - in partnership with bet365 offer over 100,000 live streamed events per year. However, please note that the intellectual property rights to stream such events are usually owned at a country level and therefore, depending on your location, there may be certain events that you may be unable to view due to such restrictions. Prior to joining bet365 and funding your account therefore in order to view any particular event via the bet365 live stream, you are strongly advised to first check with bet365 that, given your country location, you would be eligible to view the live streamed event in question. bet365’s contact details can be found by clicking here, then clicking ‘Services’ at the top right of the page, and then choosing the ‘Contact Us’ option. For more info on live-streaming restrictions, see our disclaimer.
Facts on viewing live streams:
As well as bringing you action from the UK and Ireland, bet365 also covers action from over 10,000 US races, over 400 South African meetings and a selection of Australian tracks from Victoria and South Australia each year. To watch races from the US and South Africa all you need to do is click on the Live Stream link at the top of the race card.