What's 'betting without'? The 'betting without' market (often shortened to betting W/O) gives you the opportunity to bet on the winner of an event where it occurs hypothetically without a specified selection (usually the favourite). Horse racing betting without example Race result: 1. Epona 13/8 fav 2. Pendleton 2/1 3. Sarvi 4/1 4. Bay Watch 4/1 If you’d bet on Pendleton in a 'betting without the favourite' market, your bet would be a winner as Pendleton beat the rest of the field without Epona (the favourite). For more information, see our general rules here. If you need assistance, please click here to see our contact details. Related articles What's a match bet? Virgin Bet FIVES How do I place a forecast/tricast bet? How do I check my betting history? Has my bet been settled correctly?