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Racing UK app

best horse racing app for formBoasting all the very best racing from the UK, Ireland and South Africa, the Racing UK app has a tonne of great features, is easy to use and works on both your Android and Apple devices.

With this app you can watch live horse racing from 34 of the UK’s top racecourses on your mobile device and check out the latest racecards, results, odds and exclusive betting offers.

Racing UK has even partnered with bookmaker William Hill to make it incredibly easy to bet on any of the UK races you are following.

Download the Racing UK app here

Racing UK app review

Reviewing the Racing UK app, it’s clear there’s a lot going for it. Whether you’re on an Android device or an iPhone, there are lots of great basic features that you’d expect from any of the best racing apps.

For example, you can easily find the latest information on prices, trainer, jockey, owners, weights, silks, horse form, trainer form and jockey form. You can easily make bets with William Hill and there of tonnes of great live content to browse through.

If you don’t already have a William Hill account you can get one from the link below, as well as bagging yourself up to £50 free as a matched bet new customer bonus.

Live video and archive footage

With the Racing UK app, you can watch every race from 34 of the UK’s top racecourses, from Aintree to York. All you need is to place a qualifying bet with William Hill through the Bet and Watch service.

Alternatively, you can upgrade to a subscription to the live service via RacingUK.com for abour £10 a month and enjoy the same service without needing to bet. Given you get live races from the whole of the UK and Ireland it’s hard to beat. The app itself is free normally but you can subscribe to get the premium service – it’s up to you.

In terms of all the other footage, it can be useful and it can be entertaining. We liked the Racing UK race previews and features to help inform, while the archive stuff was really good fun and a bit of a bonus compared to most apps. You can watch replays of famous races from the past, recently run Classics and some bloopers.

Racing UK app screenshots

Results

Of course you don’t always want to stream live video so the Racing UK app makes sure there is easy access to all the latest horse racing news and results from all over the world.

Tipsters

The Racing UK app is also a great place to gain an advantage on the market and find out which horse is worth a punt and which has three legs. There are daily tips and blogs from racing experts Tanya Stevenson, Angus McNae and guest appearances from some of horse racing’s top names such as Ruby Walsh, Harry Bentley, Kirsty Milczarek and Aidan Coleman.

Racing UK app images

Betting advice

While we’re on betting tipsters, it’s worth noting that there is a whole more to the app than just the opinions of a few experts. We particularly liked the Verdicts section of the card, which lets you see how each horse should perform.

The iCard Predictor, which you can launch as a standalone tab from the app, gives a prediction of how each horse ‘should’ perform in the race you are looking at. This gets pretty technical but essentially it’s all about pulling out as many different bits of data as possible to come up with a bias – more than 60 different parameters are included. This involves everything from current form, past form and course form, to the weight, jockey, trainer and going. The great thing is you can edit these to suit your own requirements and betting approach.

Racecourse information

We really like the colourful and vivid racecourse information graphics that comes with the app. As soon as you sign up you can view full course information and graphics, contact information, how to get there and so on.

All in all, it’s hard not to like the array of features you get from the app and it’s really quite easy to navigate and use. As an all-round racing app for the iPhone or Android device, it’s right up there.

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Daily Racing form app

Daily racing form app logoAnyone familiar with Daily Racing Form app will appreciate that there is a fair amount of pedigree behind this app, which is available on both Android and Apple devices.

Daily Racing Form has been at the heart of the US horse racing world for 120 years and it continues to lead the pack with innovation today. Whether you want the latest odds or access to some of the finest tipsters around, the Daily Racing Form app is a sure-fire winner.

Daily Racing Form app review

Let’s be clear from the start about the Daily Racing Form app – it’s an American product and it’s very much geared towards the US market. So don’t expect results from the 3:20 at Lingfield, the latest odds on The Derby or directions to the stands for Ladies Day at Ascot. What you’ll get instead is all the information on what’s happening across the pond, with results, news, racecards, live odds from Saratoga, Del Mar, Gulfstream and more. If the Kentucky Derby is more your idea of racing than the Grand National, then this is the app for you.

So, to the app itself, and first of all the reviews on the Google Play and iTunes stores. Punters and professionals rate this app highly, with it scoring above four out of five stars on both platforms.

The look is simple, even puritan, with a white background and only as much info as you would need on each page. It’s not a bright, colourful screen that pops up, but this is all to the good really as it’s actually super easy to use and navigate around as a result. It takes up about six megabytes on Android but is a bit juicier on the iPhone with ten megabytes of free space needed to get it up and running.

Daily racing form app screenshots

The app is all about providing you with vital stats without too many frills. The Entries section is great. Once a race card is drawn it will instantly show up here. Real-time results are streamed direct to the app so you can keep up to date on payouts from across the US.

Live Odds is also useful as it gives users access to the tote in real-time for any race at any track. This even includes visibility into the WPS pools and Exacta-Daily Double Probables so you can get the best price wherever you are.

One element that’s particularly good is DRF Live, where you can find handicappers and reporters providing insights into the tote board, observations of the paddock and exotic betting suggestions all in real time as the MTP heads towards zero.

Race Analysis at the major tracks is now taken directly from the DRF print issue, so you’re not getting an abridged version. Another new function that came with the latest update is Best Bet for every track so you see what the top choice is from the publication’s handicappers. There’s also now a Race Chart for every race. The Closer Looks section is another feature we really liked as it gives a great pre-race breakdown for each runner.

It’s hard to beat the Daily Racing Form app if you’re interested in the US horse racing market. With such a user-friendly version available on both Android and iOS we think it’s well worth the effort to download.

To download the iPhone version click here

To download the android version click here