BETTING

Types of Bets at Autzen Derby Party

Win-Place-Show Bets

Betting on horse racing can be fun and easy. There are several different wagers offered each race, but these are the three most basic:

  • The first is a "win" wager. Betting a horse to win is just as fun as it sounds – the horse must win the race in order for you to win the wager.

  • Next, is a "place" wager. This is betting on a horse to finish in the top 2. You win the wager if your horse finishes first or second.

  • Betting a horse to "show" means selecting a horse who you think will finish in the top 3. You win the wager if your horse finishes first, second, or third.

Exacta Bets

If you've mastered the art of win, place and show wagers, try an exacta. An exacta is more difficult than win, place and show wagers, but yields a higher payout. You bet an exacta by selecting a minimum two horses to finish first and second. These horses must finish first and second, in that order, for you to win the wager.

Trifecta Bets

If you've mastered the art of win, place and show wagers, try a trifecta. A trifecta is more difficult than win, place and show wagers, as well as exacta wagers, so it yields a higher payout than any of those bets.

You bet a trifecta be selecting a minimum three horses to finish first, second, and third. These horses must finish first, second, and third, in that exact order, for you to win the wager.

 

Lucky Longshots

Bet which horse will finish last, instead of first. 

*All winnings will be rewarded in raffle tickets to put towards a premium raffle prize and in turn all monetary bets are received as donation to program.

Horse Auction Action

Thoroughbred auction where each horse is auctioned off, The favorite will go to the highest bidder.

*Winner of Kentucky Derby will receive payout in raffle tickets to put towards a premium prize.