UK's Top Horses Race at The Betfred Mile TodayPublished August 1, 2014 by Amir G
Wager on the exciting Betfred Mile at Glorious Goodwood today (3:05pm UK time).
The Glorious Goodwood enters its fourth day today with high-quality horse racing action. An annual event, Glorious Goodwood is thought as one of the highlights in the British flat racing calendar. The five-day festival attracts more than 100,000 who enjoy an all-English event. This in an event in which the Queen's own horse Estimate attend, running in the Goodwood Cup.
The action kicks off at 1:55pm UK time when The Coutts Glorious Stakes (Group 3) takes off. 2:30pm sees The Bonhams Throughbred Stakes (Group 3) and on 3:05pm the headline race shoots off: The Betfred Mile (Heritage H'cap). There will be four more races following The Betfred Mile, at 3:40, 4:15, 4:50 and 5:25.
The Betfred Mile
Formerly known as the Golden Mile, the Betfred Mile is always fiercely contested with the best and jockeys attendance by a huge crowd. This 22-runner handicap is expected to see some very tough competition today with the attendance of two top favorites: Horsted Keynes and Velox.
Horsted Keynes is very strong in terms of odds everywhere: Online sportsbook bet365 is giving the horse 8/1 odds to win the race. Horsted Keynes is at odds with the five year old Captain Cat at 8/1, while Velox remains the top favorite at bet365 with 7/1 to his name. There are a few other "dangerous" horses which could surprise and spoil for the clear favorites, namely Belgian Bill (10/1), Bronze Angel (12/1), and Heavy Metal who is 11/1 to win.
Watch and Wager at bet365
The Betfred Mile as well as all other races taking place today will be available for watch live over at bet365 Sports right above the odds page. Punters can place pre-race bets as well as forecast/tricast bets in their desired order. Tune-in bet365 this afternoon for quality horse racing goodness!