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Types of Bets

We offer a wide variety of bets* for Horse Races:

Win

When you make a Win bet you are betting that a horse will finish the race in the first place. For being considered the winner, that horse must cross the finish line first.

Place

When you make a Place bet you are betting that a horse will finish the race in first or second place. For being considered a winner, that horse must cross the finish line first or second.

Show

When you make a Show bet you are betting that a horse will finish the race in first, second, or third place. For being considered a winner, that horse must cross the finish line first, second, or third.

Exacta

When you bet on an Exact, you select exactly which two horses will finish first and second, in that specific order. For example, if you select horse #3 will finish first and #7 will finish second, your bet will be paid only if that exactly happens.

Quinella

The ‘Quinella’ is like the Exact, you select the first two horses that will finish first and second, but without a specific order. As long as you choose the two horses that finish between the first two, you will win your bet.

Trifecta

When you bet on a Trifecta you select exactly which three horses will finish in first, second, and third place, in that specific order. For example, if you select horse #3 will finish first, #7 will finish second, and #5 will finish third, your bet will be paid only if that exactly happens.

Superfecta

When you bet on a Superfecta you select exactly which four horses will finish in first, second, third, and fourth place, in that specific order. For example, if you select horse #3 will finish first, #7 will finish second, #5 will finish third, and #4 will finish fourth, your bet will be paid only if that exactly happens.

Daily Double

In a Daily Double bet you select which two horses will finish first in two consecutive races over the course of the same day. For example, if you select Churchill Down horse #3 will finish first in race #1 and #3 will finish first in race #2, your bet will be paid only if that exactly happens.

Pick 3

When you bet on a Pick 3 you select which three horses will finish first in three consecutive races over the course of the same day. For example, if you select Churchill Down horse #3 will finish first in race #1, #3 will finish first in race #2, and #7 will finish first in race #3, your bet will be paid only if that exactly happens.

Pick 4

When you bet on a Pick 4 you select which four horses will finish first in four consecutive races over the course of the same day. For example, if you select Churchill Down horse #3 will finish first in race #1, #3 will finish first in race #2, #7 will finish first in race #3, and #5 will finish first in race 4, your bet will be paid only if that exactly happens.

*Bets are accepted until post time. If a bet is made after the race has begun, it will not be accepted. We do not assume liability for bets that are unsuccessfully entered before post time.