Wagering 101

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Wagering 101

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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 right)
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.


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  • Type of Wager
    Odds
    Explanation
  • Win
    Challenging
    Your horse must win the game
  • Place
    Decent
    Yourse 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 or 3rd in the correct order
  • Superfecta
    Hard
    Your horses must finish 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th in the right order
  • Type of Wager
    Win
    Odds
    Challenging
    Explanation
    Your horse must win the game
  • Type of Wager
    Place
    Odds
    Decent
    Explanation
    Yourse horse must finish 1st or 2nd
  • Type of Wager
    Show
    Odds
    Good
    Explanation
    Your horse must finish 1st, 2nd or 3rd
  • Type of Wager
    Exacta
    Odds
    Decent
    Explanation
    You must pick the 1st and 2nd horses in the "Exact" order
  • Type of Wager
    Trifecta
    Odds
    Challenging
    Explanation
    Your horses must finish 1st, 2nd or 3rd in the correct order
  • Type of Wager
    Superfecta
    Odds
    Hard
    Explanation
    Your horses must finish 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th in the right order