How to Place Single-Race Wagers

Bet Types

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Choosing which type of wager to place and placing a wager can be intimidating for the first-time horseplayer. Thankfully, becoming familiar with the types of wagers and knowing what to look for can help make the experience less overwhelming.

Here are the types of single-race wagers that are available to you:

Simple Wagers:

Simple wagers are the most common and straightforward of them all. These wagers won’t bring you as big of a payout as exotic wagers, but you are more likely to walk away from the racetrack a winner! The minimum bet for these wagers is $2 at most racetracks across the country.

Win: when choosing to place this bet, you are hoping to pick the winner of the race. This ticket will only pay out if you have chosen correctly.

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