$2 Exacta on 1 and 6.”
Betting Simplified (I hope)
1. Then, give the
type of bet (see below); and
. The standard bet is usually $2.00. First, give the name of the
track (Churchill, Pimlico, Belmont,
Santa Anita, etc.);
B. If he comes in 3rd place, however, I get
nothing. Second, give the
dollar amount of the bet;
A. Finally, give the
number of the horse(s) you’re betting on – No names
So, the language would be something like this: “Churchill
Downs. Examples would be:
2. Win = the winner; Place = 2nd place; Show = 3rd place
2. If the bet is for later, say the
number of the race between Steps 1 and 2.
(a) “Santa Anita. Single horse: When betting on a single horse,
consider the following:
Note: Your bet will automatically be applied to the current race unless you specify a different race that you want to bet on.
3. If you don’t
state a specific dollar amount at the counter, your bet will usually be based
on this minimum and be split or multiplied according to the bet.
1. $100 on #6 to
Show.” If #6 comes in 1st, 2nd, or 3rd
place, I win something. Betting on the lesser position gives you a win in that
category or higher (but at a lower payoff).
$100 on #6 to ‘Place’.” If #6 comes in 1st or 2nd place, I win something