Horse Racing Bet Types
Horse Racing Bet Types
Select City Best when placing your thoroughbred Win and Each-Way wagers online for Metropolitan meetings (Sydney,
Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth) and you will receive the better of the dividend declared by the three Australian TAB’s
or the Starting Price (SP).
For your Place Only wagers, select City Best and you will receive the best dividened declared by the three national TAB’s
Country Best is available for all other Thoroughbred races including New Zealand race meetings for Win, Place and Each-Way wagers.
Country Best is the best dividend of the Vic and NSW TABs for Win, Place and Each-Way wagers.
Fixed Odds are the prevailing bookmaker’s odds of a specific runner. Wagers placed at Fixed Odds are paid at the odds quoted at the time the bet is placed. Fixed Odds are usually available online approximately 20 minutes prior to the advertised start time.
Top Fluc wagers are the top bookmaker’s odds offered on a specified runner. Wagers placed at Top Fluc are guaranteed to be paid at the top official bookmaker’s fluctuation. Top Fluc is only available for Metropolitan meetings – Sydney, Melbourne,
Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth and usually the wager must be placed prior to 12:00pm or 30 minutes prior to the advertised start time.
Starting Price is the official on-course bookmaker’s dividend declared at the end of betting. SP guarantees the official on-course bookmaker’s Starting Price.
Quinellas and Trifectas are available for all Australian Thoroughbred, Harness and Greyound meetings. Exactas are available for selected Australian Thoroughbred meetings. Racing Exotics are paid at the dividend declared by the Home State TAB.
A Standard Quinella is when two runners must be selected to place First or Second in any order for the wager to be successful.
A Standout Quinella is where a punter can select as many runners as they like from the same race, however the punter must nominate the runner they think will place First or Second to the nominated selection. One of the other selections must finish either First or Second to the nominated selection.
A Box Quinella is when more than two selections are made, up to the total number of runners in that event, however two of the selections must place First or Second in any order for the wager to be successful. The more runners that are ‘Boxed’ in a Quinella, the higher the number of combinations.
An Exacta is when the first two place getters are selected and nominated in that order for the wager to be successful.
A Standard Trifecta is when the first three place getters are selected and nominated in that order for the wager to be successful. Standout and Box Trifectas are also avaialable.
Racing MultiBets are available from 2 legs to 10 legs, most bookmakers have a maximum payout ranging from $20,000 for a 2 leg MultiBet to $60,000 for a 10 leg MultiBet.
An All Up (also known as a MultiBet, Multiple Bet or Parlay) is combining a selection of single bets together, in effect multiplying your bet.
Head to Head
Choose two runners Head to Head from the selections available.
Jockey Challenge wagers are available on selected meetings. Win Only bets are accepted on an all-in basis. The winning jockey is decided on a 3, 2, 1 points scoring system.