HORSE BETTING PROMOTIONS
Official Source of Results. For thoroughbred racing we use Equibase as our official source of results. For harness racing we use www. In the event of a discrepancy, we will contact the track for the official result.
All PK3 and PK4 tickets are paid out based on the official race results as published by the host track at which the race was run. If there is a scratched horse in any PK3 or PK4 selection wagers will be refunded. No consolation payouts as we do not recognize any 3 out of 4 special Pick 4 track payouts. This does not apply to 'Odds to Win' bets placed via the sportsbook. On those bets a scratch counts as a loss.
In case a horse is considered a Non Starter by the track, that horse will be considered a scratch and refunded accordingly. In exotics wagers Exacta, Trifecta, Superfecta, Quinella scratches will be refunded. We do not honor "ALL" payouts in any exotic wager. If there is an "all" payout, this will be replaced by the horse that came in that position rightfully and wagers will be graded accordingly.
On Daily Doubles, Pick 3 and Pick 4 wagers, a scratch will result in an automatic refund of the combination including the scratched horse. The following rules apply to horse matchup bets made via the sports betting interface. In matchups between two or more named horses, all horses must go for wagers to have action. Matchups are determined by horse name. Any information pertaining to race number, race track, etc are for curtsey purposes only.
Also, any track coupling is irrelevant towards determining the winner of a matchup. In matchups between one named horse and the Field, wagers will have action if and only if the named horse starts.
Scratches of horses in the Field will not affect the standing of the wager. Matchups are not eligible for rebates. The winner of a matchup will be determined by the highest placed finisher involved in the matchup. If any of the horses involved in the matchup do not finish the race, the matchup will be graded no action.
Matchup wagers which indicate "Turf Only" will be cancelled if the surface is changed. In the case of a dead heat, the matchup will be graded no action. Below is a list of the more common types of bets used in horse racing and sport events.
Straight bet or Single or Win bet. This is the simplest and most common bet. You bet on a winner at given odds. You collect only if your chosen horse is the first across the finish line. A wager for place means you collect if your selected horse finishes either first or second. The third horse across the finish line. A wager to show means you collect if your selected horse finishes either first, second or third. Combinations cover from two to four horses to win in chosen order.
This wager requires the player to pick the winners of three consecutive races. Some race tracks have a rolling pick 3 which is when the player must pick three races in a row and it continues for the next three races. This wager requires the player to select the winner of six consecutive races prior to the first race of the pick six. Some tracks place the pick six as the first six races, the middle six races, or the last six races.
Many tracks have carry over pools for the pick six that can grow to as high as a million dollars. Quiniela or Reverse Forecast UK. A bet placed on two horses to finish first and second in either order. A bet placed on two horses but they must cross the finish line in exact chosen order. A bet placed on three horses to cross the finish line in exact chosen order. A bet placed on four horses to cross the finish line in exact chosen order. Similar to an accumulator you select the winners of the first and second races on that day.
You must place your bet before the start of the first race. Pick six winners in six races to share in a Jackpot prize. The rules and prizes will vary from race track to race track. A kind of 'let-it-ride' bet. Making simultaneous selections on two or more races with the intent of pressing the winnings of the first win on the bet of the following race selected, and so on.
All the selections made must win for you to win the parlay. If a race is a tie, postponed or cancelled, your parlay is automatically reduced by one selection; a double parlay becomes a straight bet, a triple parlay becomes a double. A parlay bet can yield huge dividends if won. A bet on a future event. At the start of each season, the sportsbooks give out odds for horses to win a certain event.
The odds change as the race date approaches and in most cases get shorter, but if you win you get paid at the original odds that you took.
This is possibly one of the most profitable bets if you have considerable knowledge of the race that you are betting on including the jockeys, and a good sense of judgement. Betting on unusual events. Some sports books post odds and take bets on a wide variety of other sports related events and activities. A few others will take bets on just about anything you can think of.
Proposition Bet or Prop Bet. An offer of bets at odds and conditions chosen by the sportsbook, usually on 'Exotic' bets. Some practical examples of betting and variations The Daily Double: You win if you pick the winner of the first and second race.