What's a match bet? A match bet is a market where you can bet on a particular selection to finish in a higher position than another specified selection. There are often a number of different match bets available for different events. Horse racing match bet examples Race result: Epona Pendleton Sarvi Bay Watch If you had a match bet on Sarvi to beat Bay Watch, it would be a winner because Sarvi finished third and Bay Watch finished fourth. Alternatively, if you had a match bet on Sarvi to beat Epona, your bet would be settled as a loser because Epona finished in a higher position than Sarvi. For more information, see our general rules here. If you need any further assistance, please see our contact details here. Related articles What is an unnamed favourite/second favourite? Contact us Virgin Bet FIVES Bet builder What does SP stand for?