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Horse Racing Betting Online
Horse Racing is a sport that has been around for centuries and has a very rich history of tradition and culture. Now with the evolution of the Internet you can bet on horse races online and when placing a horse wager online, you can do everything from the privacy of your home and without wasting money on travel and tickets to go see the event. Betting horses online has never been better at Bookmaker Racebook.
There are piles of incentives for our horse players, including up to eight percent in daily rebates, full track odds, the most major and minor tracks offered in the industry, up to post time wagering and daily head-to-head horse matchups. Even old school horse players are making the switch to bet online.
If you are an online horse bettor that likes to place Win, Place or Show horse racing bets like Trifecta, Quiniela, Super Ho Lo, Perfecta or Exacta, Superfecta, Pick 3 or Daily Double, then Bookmaker Racebook is exactly the place for you. Our online horse track betting includes full track odds on all the top horse races including the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, Belmont Stakes, Breeders Cup and the Dubai World Cup!
Triple Crown Races
The Triple Crown of horse racing is always exciting and the action begins on the first Saturday in May with the Kentucky Derby. It continues two weeks later with the Preakness Stakes and wraps up with the Belmont three weeks later. There was a long Triple Crown drought, as from 1979 to 2014 there was no winner, but in 2015 it was American Pharoah winning the Triple Crown and Justify won the Triple Crown in 2018.
The 2019 Kentucky Derby will be held on Saturday, May 4. The 2019 Preakness Stakes takes place on Saturday, May 18, while the 2019 Belmont Stakes will be held on Saturday, June 8.
The Breeders’ Cup is arguably the best two days of horse racing each year. The 2019 Breeders’ Cup takes place at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California on Friday, November 1, 2019 and Saturday, November 2, 2019. There will be five races held on Friday, and nine on Saturday. The marquee Breeders’ Cup race each year is the $6 million dollar Breeders’ Cup Classic. All told, there will be $28 million dollars in purses for the 14 Breeders’ Cup races.
Dubai World Cup
One of the richest races of the year is the Dubai World Cup held at the Meydan Racecourse in Dubai. The race usually takes place on the last Saturday in March and features a purse of $12 million dollars. That purse is double the purse of the Breeders’ Cup. The race is run over 10 furlongs and is for horses four-years old and older. The 2019 Dubai World Cup will be held on Saturday, March 30, 2019.
The Epsom Derby is a Grade 1 race held each year in England at Epsom Derby Racecourse in Surrey. It is a race run over a distance of a mile and four furlongs on the first Saturday in June. The 2019 Epsom Derby will be held on Saturday, June 1, 2019. Because of sponsorship, the race is official known as the Investec Derby, but by many people in England it is simply known as the Derby. It is the middle race in the England Triple Crown, as it follows the 2000 Guineas Stakes and is followed by the St Leger.
The most popular horse racing in Europe each year is the Royal Ascot, held in late June at Ascot Racecourse in Ascot, Berkshire, England. The track is considered one of the best ones in the United Kingdom and hosts 13 of the 36 Group 1 horse races in Britain each year. The Royal Ascot features five days of racing with at least one Group 1 race every day. The 2019 Royal Ascot takes place from June 18-22.
The Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, commonly referred to as the Arc, is a Group 1 horse race that is held in Paris France at Longchamp Racecourse each October. The race is run at a distance of a mile and a half and usually takes place on the first Sunday in October. The 2019 Arc will be held on Sunday, October 6. The defending champion of the Arc is Enable who will be looking to become the first horse in history to win the race three times. Early odds have Enable as the favorite at odds of 7-2, while last year’s runner-up, Sea of Class is the second choice at odds of 7-1.
Horse Racing Betting Options
Win: This is that most basic bet that the chosen horse will finish in first place.
Place: This is a bet that the chosen horse will finish first or second.
Show: This is a bet that the chosen horse will finish first, second, or third.
Daily Double: This is a bet on the first place position in two consecutive races, generally the first two of the day. Bettor must correctly pick both races to win.
Daily Triple/Pick Three: This is a bet on the first place position in three consecutive races.
Pick Six: This is a bet on the first place position of six consecutive races, generally the last six. If the event nobody wins the winning pool is split between those correctly picking five (or less if nobody picked five) and a carryover to the next pick six pool.
Exacta: This bet is on the first and second place horses in a given race in the correct order.
Quinella: This is bet is on the first and second place horse in a given race in any order.
Trifecta: This bet is on the first, second, and third places in a given race in the correct order.
Twin Trifecta: This is a pair of trifecta bets on two races. The winning pool is split between winners of the first trifecta and winners of both of them. After the first race winners of that trifecta should redeem their tickets for winnings from first half of the pool and a ticket for the second half.
Superfecta: This bet is on the first, second, third, and fourth places in a given race in the correct order.
Odd/Even: This is an uncommon bet based on the number of the winning horse. The minimum bet is generally $2 on win, place, and show bets, and $1 on all others.
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