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Kentucky Derby

How to Bet on the

The Kentucky Derby is one of the most thrilling and prestigious horse racing events in the world.

Known as the most exciting two minutes in sports, the Derby draws thousands of spectators each year, many of them hoping to win big at the races. But the real question is how to bet at the Kentucky Derby!

It’s time to master the art of betting on the Kentucky Derby, y’all. Grab a mint julep and let’s dive in!

Win – a bet on a horse to finish first Place – a bet on a horse to finish first or second Show – a bet on a horse to finish first, second, or third

Standard Bets

Exacta – a bet on two horses to finish first and second in exact order Trifecta – a bet on three horses to finish first, second, and third in exact order Superfecta – a bet on four horses to finish first, second, third, and fourth in exact order

Exotic Bets

A variation on an exotic bet, a boxed bet makes it so that your chosen horses can finish in any order. 

Box Bets

The official online betting partner for the Kentucky Derby is TwinSpires. You can place a bet through their website, app, or even their dedicated phone line.

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