Basic Bet Types
Once you’ve selected your track and race, you must select a Bet Type and determine how much you wish to wager.
There are several different Bet Types, which vary according to how runners are selected. The table below explains the most common wagers.
|WIN||Your horse must finish first to collect on your bet.|
|PLACE||Your horse must finish first or second to collect on your bet.|
|SHOW||Your horse must finish first, second or third to collect on your bet.|
|EXACTA||You select two horses. Your two horses must finish first and second in the exact order you have selected.|
|TRIFECTA||You select three horses. Your three horses must finish first, second and third in the exact order you have selected.|
|DAILY DOUBLE||You select two horses – one from each pre-determined race listed as part of a Daily Double. Each horse must finish first in his/her respective race.|
|PICK “#”||Similar to a Daily Double, you select a horse from the race listing the Pick # and one from each of the following races. All horses in the selected races must finish first. (Typically Pick 3, 4 & 6.)|
|SUPERFECTA||You select four horses. Your four horses must finish first, second, third & fourth in the order you have chosen for the race you’ve selected.|
|SUPER HI-5||You select five horses. Your five horses must finish first, second, third, fourth & fifth in the exact order you have chosen for the race you’ve selected.|