Horse racing around the globe

It is not just here in the UK that we love the racing. All over the globe, keen punters can be found glued to TV’s in bookmakers, having a bet online or visiting their local race track to get a piece of the action.

Over 10 million people from the UK along tune in to watch the Grand National and there are millions of other viewers from around the world who tune in each year to watch the race.

The UK holds some of the most prestigious races and draw viewers from all over the globe, one country in particular where horse racing is growing in popularity, is Nigeria. Gambling is legal in the country but with racing and sport somewhat behind in terms of development in the country, punters are looking at races elsewhere to have a bet on. is one of the top rated review sites for online gambling companies in the country.

They are seeing a huge rise in visitors from punters looking to find a bookmaker that allows them to bet on the horse racing. Nigeria is not known for its premium Horse Racing meets and as such, keen punters are turning to race meets in the UK to have a bet.

Some of the most popular bookmakers available to Nigerian residents looking to have a wager on the races are Betway, NetBet, Betfair and Intertops. The website reviews all the best Sportsbooks that are available to punters in Nigeria. These bookmakers are opening up a whole new avenue to Nigerian citizens looking to have a bet on the races.

The rise in technology over the last few years has meant a worldwide audience can now tune in and watch race meets all over the country. Live streaming is now more readily available to racing fans all over the globe, not just through paid streaming services, there are a lot of online bookmakers now offering this as a free service to bettors who have placed bets with them.

As well as streaming, live betting has also helped increased the popularity in betting on the horses. You no longer have to choose a race days in advance, you can bet whilst the race is underway.

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