Horse Racing Betting in the USA

The BEST Horse Racing Odds

A groundbreaking ruling by SCOTUS overturned the PASPA law of 1992. New Jersey successfully petitioned the US Supreme Court to allow state-sanctioned regulated sports betting. On May 14, 2018, Supreme Court justices voted 6-3 in favor of allowing individual US states to pursue sports betting. This is great news for horse racing bettors who can now enjoy live, in-play horse racing bets at 888sport. New Jersey Gov. Philip D. Murphy was first to fast-track sports betting in the Garden State, and this was followed by similar legislation in multiple other states. Currently, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Mississippi, New York, and Connecticut have passed similar laws, and at least a dozen others have pending legislation. For sports fans who like to bet on horse racing, we have the best horse racing betting odds in the US.


Major US Horse Racing Betting Championships

Horseracing betting is huge in the US. One of the most prestigious tournaments of them all is the Kentucky Derby, in Louisville Kentucky. This contest forms the first leg of the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing, and it takes place in May every year. Churchill Downs is the venue for this grandiose event, and it features 2 minutes of thunderous activity as the finest horses tear down the track in pursuit of victory. Other notable tournaments include the Preakness Stakes in Baltimore Maryland, and The Belmont Stakes in Elmont New York. The Breeders’ Cup Series, The Bluegrass Stakes, the Arkansas Derby, the Florida Derby, the Jockey Club Gold Cup, the Pacific Classic States, and the Wood Memorial are among the most highly anticipated events on the horse racing betting calendar. You can enjoy top online horse racing betting with the premier sportsbook in the US, 888sport.


Types of Horse Racing Bets

Whether this is your first trot with the ponies at the track, or you’re a seasoned veteran of horse racing betting, 888sport has got you covered. There are plenty of wagers on horse races, including a Show, Place, Win, Quinella, Exacta, Trifecta, Superfecta, Daily Double, Pick 3, Pick 4, and Pick 6 options. Horse racing is known as the Sport of Kings, and it’s flush with cash. We’ve got great horse racing odds for you to enjoy. One of the easiest bet types is a Show, where your horse simply needs to finish first, second, or third for a payoff. Other top online horse racing bets include a Place, where your first must finish first or second, and a Win where your horse must cross the finish line 1st. Quinellas, Exactas, and Trifectas require your horses to finish in specific positions for payouts to be made. Use our horse racing stats to help you make informed decisions about your horse racing bet selections.