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The Key Horse Must Finish in the Exact Position

When placing a wheel bet, the horse whose position specifically is named is called the “key.” While the other horse or horses can finish in any particular order to cash a winning ticket, the key horse must finish in that …

Betting the Wheel Can Pay Well

When it comes to handicapping a race, some bettors might have a strong idea of the position in which a particular horse will finish and general idea of the other horses that might compete for the win. When reasonably certain …

Time Helps Educate Smart Bettors

After even just a couple of months of laying timely wagers and paying attention to race outcomes, a beginning bettor can get a better understanding of horses, jockeys, tracks, surface types and racing conditions and make more informed wagers later. …

Betting Every Race Can Be Costly

Unless a bettor truly has information on most horses running at a particular track and knows about workout schedules, jockey results and other factors that will influence the outcomes, betting on every race can be a sure loser. Beginning bettors …

Some Ideal Categories to Track

When assessing horses for various win potentials, among factors for which bettors should always account are track, surface type, race length, track conditions. So when a race is run at Hollywood Park, the bettor can record the order of finish …

Horses Can Win Career-Level Purses at ‘Stakes’ Horse Races

When it comes to horse racing in North America, no races are bigger than stakes races, which include the most prestigious and richest horse races in the United States. A stakes race is for thoroughbred horses only and is called …

Different Types of Horse Races

In order to race in the prestigious Kentucky Derby and compete for the rare triple crown of horse racing, the owner of a horse first must bring it up through qualifying competitions in order to qualify for the top racing …

Exacta Wheel Offers More Options

Depending on the number of horses run in a race, it’s possible to lay a small wager and cover every possible finish with the key horse winning. If there are seven horses in a particular race, the bettor can ask …

Trifecta Wheel Can Pay Very Well

Predicting a horse will win, place or show in a race and then doing a “wheel” on the rest of the field will assure a winning ticket if the key horse finishes in the predicted position. Laying such bets can …

Look for Horses that Run Every Couple Weeks

The best indicator of fitness is a horse that runs every two or three weeks at area tracks. Such horses generally are in good physical condition and have the stamina to finish in the money at the end of longer …