Wagering 101

HOW TO WAGER ON A RACE

STEP BY STEP BETTING PROCEDURE:

  1. Select the name of the track
  2. Select what number race you are betting on
  3. Select the dollar amount you want to bet
  4. Select the type of wager (see below)
  5. Select the number of the horse or horses you are using
  6. Collect your ticket

 

When it comes to betting on harness races, there is a large selection of options from the basic to the complex. The information below will help you explore your betting options.

 

TYPE OF WAGER 

ODDS

EXPLANATION

WIN Challenging Your horse must win the game
PLACE Decent Your horse must finish 1st or 2nd
SHOW Good Your horse must finish 1st, 2nd or 3rd
EXACTA Decent You must pick the 1st and 2nd horses in the "Exact " order
TRIFECTA Challenging Your horses must finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the correct order
SUPERFECTA Hard Your horses must finish 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th in the right order