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How to watch live racing without placing a bet on the Racing Post

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You can now watch live racing on all Racing Post products without placing a bet. Whether you're on the website or using the app while on the move, simply log in to one of your bookmaker accounts and look out for eligible races.

Follow these steps below to get started: 

  1. Log in to one of your bookmaker accounts via the bookmaker tab at the top of the page on the website or via the accounts tab in the bottom right corner of the app.
  2. Go to a racecard. Eligible races will have a yellow 'Watch live when the race begins' icon.
  3. Click the red 'Watch live now' icon a couple of minutes before the race starts and you're off.

This exciting feature is currently available on and the Racing Post app. If you've not got the app then download it for free here to make sure you're on the latest version. 

Nearly all British races are available to watch for free, although racing from Chelmsford and Irish racecourses are not available and you'll still need to place a bet to view them.

Download the free Racing Post app for cards, form, tips, in-app betting and to watch live races. Download for free at


Simply log in to one of your bookmaker accounts and look out for eligible races
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