Discover the World of Horse Racing and Betting with SunBet: One of the Leading Horse Race Betting Sites in South Africa

Looking to bet on horse racing online? Welcome to Sunbet, a leading horse race betting site in South Africa. Whether you’re a seasoned horse racing expert, or a novice wanting to know how to bet on horses; Sunbet has an extensive coverage of meetings in South Africa and in the UK that you can bet on horse racing, online.

What is So Exciting about the World of Horse Racing and Betting?

Horse racing and betting go hand-in-hand where a riveting and enthralling sport meets the equally exciting thrill of betting, and winning! Horse race betting has been in existence for decades, and it is no surprise that it has just grown in popularity. The difference between how we bet on horses today and how our great-great-great grandfathers did it, however, is that it is now much more convenient to place a bet thanks to the modern, online horse race betting sites of today. Sunbet facilitates this convenience even further by making it simpler to place a bet on your horse of choice with accessible horse race betting odds for a variety of popular races.

Bet on Horse Racing Online and Join the Ranks with the Elite

Fancy yourself as one of the elite and VIP spectators at the Ascot or the Durban July by taking part in the rich and lavish world of horse racing and betting. By learning how to bet on horses like the experts, you are joining the exclusive class of the horse racing world. The horse racing world proudly includes the royals, celebrities, sheiks and the biggest tycoons of the business world and now you! Explore this exhilarating and exclusive sport through online horse race betting sites and immerse yourself into the world of fame and glory!

One of the Safest and Most Secure Online Horse Race Betting Sites

Using the latest and most advanced online security protocols, Sunbet ensures that your information is strictly safeguarded against any threat. We also comply with the current South African Financial Intelligence Centre legislation, further proving our unwavering commitment to our industry-leading reputation while enhancing the experience and trusted loyalty of our customers.

Registration on to Bet on Horse Racing Online is a Hassle-Free Process

Our online betting site has a logical and easy to follow layout which allows users to quickly learn how to bet on horses and navigate their way to their preferred horse racing meet. Users will then be able to view the horse racing betting odds and place their first or 100th bet. Not only does our site boast simplicity, it is also mobile friendly, giving you the opportunity to place bets on the go. As a user, you are able to quickly and easily access our sports betting site on a connected device where you can place your next bet on horse racing online.

How to Bet On Horse Racing Online with Sunbet

To place a bet you need to login to the website with your username and password that you created when signing up. Not signed up yet? Click here to sign up at SunBet now.

  • Select ‘Horse Racing’ from the sport category menu bar on the main screen and then select the meeting.
  • There, all the current and upcoming horse racing meetings will be listed in an easy to bet format. Click on the horse racing betting odds related to the bet you would like to place, this will load your betslip with the market.
  • To place a single bet, enter your stake (the amount you want to bet) in the block provided.
  • Your potential payout amount will be displayed; the payout amount includes your stake for the bet.
  • Now click the “Place Bet” button.
  • If you would like to place another bet with your current selection click 'Keep selection in the bet slip".
  • Your confirmed bet will be displayed in the bet card, or alternatively by navigating to "Betting History" on the left menu on the main screen.
  • If you’re still a little hesitant or unsure of anything head on over to our frequently asked questions.

Your 101 Guide to Placing Your First Bet on Horse Racing Online

Punters can bet on their favourite horse to win the race, come first second or third or place in any of the top three places (each-way betting).


Bet on a specific horse to win a race. “And they’re off!”