How to Bet Horses Online

My Favorite Tracks
Click edit and then use the drop down menu to select the tracks you like to appear in this section on a continued basis. Save them and they will appear on console on the top of your screen. If you like you can change them everyday depending on what tracks are operating that day. When you want to switch from track to track to see odds or place wagers, just click on the track name on the main betting page.
My Account
This section shows your ID number and running account balance. Click on Fund if you wish to add more money.
Drop Down Menu To Switch Tracks
Located directly under the OffTrackBetting.com logo on the top left hand corner of the main betting page. Simply click the down arrow and select the track you want to currently bet on or see odds and other information on. When you switch to the track you desire, the minutes to post and the race number for the next playable race will be displayed next to the track's name.
Live Video
Allows you to view a live feed from a list of tracks. Simply click on live video and then click on the track you wish to watch, and the live feed will appear if available.
Race Info
Shows the purse and race conditions for the currently selected race.
Handicapping Store
Select this link to see a selection of handicapping and related material that includes Equibase and Trackmaster handicapping data such as past performance information for the track you are currently viewing. Purchases from the Handicapping Store are debited directly from your account and can be downloaded for viewing or printing immediately.
Schedule
Shows you which tracks are available for viewing and wagering today as well as for upcoming dates.
Scratches & Changes
Selecting this section allows you to view the scratches and changes for the tracks that are available that day.
Info
Shows the horse's age, sire and dam followed by the trainer, jockey (with jockey's weight in brackets).
Probables
Shows the current probable payoffs for exactas or daily doubles, if applicable. For example, if you want to see what an exacta of number 5 onto 2 is paying, simply look at the vertical column and find the 5. You then match it up with the 2 on the horizontal column to see the probable price. Note: The probable price indicates what the payoff would be if the race went off at that point in time. Until the pools officially close, odds change all the time, so this is just an indicator of what type of prices to expect & not an official price.
Pools
This shows how much money is bet to win, place, show, etc. in real time for the current race selected.
Results
This is where to find out the prices of races made official for today's races at the track selected.

HORSE BETTING - How to bet horses in the Race Book

  1. Click the type of bet you want to make
  2. Click the amount of your base bet or type it into the "other" box. For $8, you only need to type in "8", for example.
  3. Select your horse(s) you wish to wager on.
  4. Your potential bet will appear in the Your Ticket Box.
  5. You have a choice to PLACE BET NOW (send the bet immediately), or clear the bet (which means discard the bet) or Queue Bet, which means that your bet will be transferred to the Queued Bet box (on the lower right side of the interface) for wagering at any time before the race begins.
  6. Confirm that this is the bet you wish to make by selecting 'OK' when prompted in the popup window.
The Queued Bet Box
Queued bets are bets that are ready to be submitted but have not yet been sent. You have an option to send all of your queued bets, check off some of the queued bets and send or clear some or all of the bets as well. If the race goes off before you send a queued bet, your bet cannot be made. The same is true when it comes to Placing A Bet Now.
History
This shows a history of the bets that you have made that day via the wagering interface. Note: You may have sent a bet in your history that wasn't accepted because, for example, the race went off before the bet made it into the pool however the wagers that are in the history section that are accompanied by a serial number were submitted on time.
Receipt
In this section you can view bets that have been officially accepted & receipts for bets that have been placed in the past can be viewed by clicking on the specific wager in the history section.

HORSE RACING BETS

Win, Place or Show
  1. Click the type of bet you want to make.
  2. Click the amount of your base bet. Note: A base bet is not necessarily the amount you are wagering. If you select $5 as a base bet and then bet on two horses, the amount of the wager in Your Ticket will be $10.
  3. Check the box next to the horse(s) you want to bet on.
  4. Either Place Bet Now, or Queue the bet (see above).

Note: You can change your selection by clicking on a checked box and then checking another box, or by clearing the bet (located just above the Your Ticket box).
Exacta
  1. Click "Exacta" under bet type.
  2. Click the amount of your base bet.
  3. Click the horse(s) you want in the first position in the "first leg" box.
  4. Click the horse(s) you want to run second in the "second leg" box.
    Note: If you want to box the exacta you have to check off the horses you wish to include in the box in both the first and the second leg.
  5. Either Place Bet Now, or Queue the bet.
Trifecta
  1. Click "Trifecta" under bet type.
  2. Click the amount of your base bet.
  3. Click the horse(s) you want in the first position in the "first leg" box.
  4. Click the horse(s) you want in the second position in the "second leg" box.
  5. Click the horse(s) you want in the third position in the "third leg" box. Note: If you want to box the trifecta you have to check off the horses you want to box in all three "leg" positions.
  6. Either Place Bet Now or Queue the Bet.
Quinella
  1. Click "Quinella" under bet type.
  2. Click the amount of your base bet.
  3. Click the horses you want to play in the quinella in both the first and second leg boxes.
  4. Either Place Bet Now or Queue the Bet.
Daily Doubles, Pick 3's, 4's, 6's, and 7's.
  1. Click the type of bet you want to make.
  2. Click the amount of your base bet.
  3. Click the horse(s) you want in the first leg. You will notice tabs appear over the horses name part of the interface.
  4. Click the second leg tab and click the horse(s) you want to play in the second leg. Continue, depending on how many legs are needed in the play.
  5. Either Place Bet Now or Queue the Bet
    Note: You must have at least one selection in each leg for a ticket to be either Sent or Queued.
Horse Betting

OTB Schedule - Monday, Sep 26

Race Tracks Time (EST)
Ajax Downs 12:54 PM
Australia A 11:01 PM
Australia B 11:10 PM
Australia C 11:16 PM
Daytona Beach Mat 1:09 PM
Dayton Raceway 2:03 PM
Delaware Park 1:16 PM
Finger Lakes 1:11 PM
Grand River 6:40 PM
Gulfstream Tropical 4:33 PM
Harrington Raceway 5:05 PM
Jacksonville Eve 7:49 PM
Mohawk 7:35 PM
Monticello Raceway 12:56 PM
Mountaineer Park 7:01 PM
Northfield Park 6:07 PM
Palm Beach Mat 1:04 PM
Parx Racing 12:57 PM
Plainridge 1:04 PM
Pocono Downs 4:36 PM
Presque Isle 5:28 PM
Thistledown 1:44 PM
Yonkers Raceway 7:13 PM
Zia Park 2:12 PM

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