Horse Racing

Horse Racing Betting: Here you will find all the latest betting news on the world's biggest horse racing events from the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Breeders Cup to some of the United Kingdom's most prestigious races such as the Aintree Grand National and Epsom Derby. Check back regularly for the latest horse racing odds.

Can I Bet on DRFBets From My State?

Can I Bet on DRFBets From My State?

DRFBets cannot be accessed from all states.  You will be able to bet at Bookmaker from these states and claim 8% cash back on WINS and LOSSES.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/17/2019

Horse Racing Odds – 2019 Preakness Stakes Odds and Picks

Horse Racing Odds – 2019 Preakness Stakes Odds and Picks

The Triple Crown is off the table and the four horses that paced the field at the Kentucky Derby are all absent. That just adds more intrigue to the 144th running of the Preakness Stakes.

Submitted by Phil Simon on, May/17/2019

Can I Bet on Xpressbet From Texas?

Can I Bet on Expressbet From Texas?

You are restricted from betting on Xpressbet from Texas.  Your options are limited to internationally licensed race books, most of which are accessible to Texas residents. 

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/15/2019

Can I Bet on XPressBet From Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia

Can I Bet on XPressBet From Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia

XPressBet.com is not accessible to those living in the states of Mississippi or Georgia at this time.  Those in Alabama can access the site.  Access from all three states is available via internationallly licensed racebooks.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/15/2019

How Much Will Laughing Fox Pay to Win the 2019 Preakness Stakes?

How Much Will Laughing Fox Pay to Win the 2019 Preakness Stakes?

Laughing Fox will pay out $250 for every $10 bet if he goes onto win the 2019 Preakness Stakes race.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/14/2019

Betting The Preakness Stakes at Online Sportsbooks

Betting The Preakness Stakes at Online Sportsbooks

Today’s online sportsbooks are a one-stop shop for all of your online betting needs. Along with an expansive sportsbook offering betting lines for well over 80 different sports, they also have an extended racebook for horse betting and an online casino with slots, video poker and live-dealer table games.

Submitted by Guest on, May/14/2019

As Preakness Approaches, Strike at Pimlico Possibly Averted

As Preakness Approaches, Strike at Pimlico Possibly Averted

A strike by workers at Pimlico Race Course may have been averted just before the running of this year’s Preakness Stakes.

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/13/2019

Gambling Sites, Pay Per Heads Prepare for Big Betting Week Ahead

Gambling Sites, Pay Per Heads Prepare for Big Betting Week Ahead

While we don't typically think of Mid-May as high season when it comes to peak sports betting, 2019 will most certainly be a rare exception to that rule.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, May/12/2019

BetAmerica Live Horse Racing App Reviews

BetAmerica Live Horse Racing App Reviews

As we are not an affiliate of BetAmerica, you can trust this review being that Gambling911.com does not get a cut of losses of referred customers.  We point out the positives and negatives.

Submitted by steve cooper on, May/12/2019

Country House Pulled From Preakness

Kentucky Derby winner Country House will not be racing in the upcoming Preakness Stakes and therefore we won't have a Triple Crown winner.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/07/2019

Commission Denies Maximum Security’s Kentucky Derby Appeal

Commission Denies Maximum Security’s Kentucky Derby Appeal

The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has denied the appeal of Maximum Security’s disqualification as Kentucky Derby winner for interference, saying the stewards’ decision is not subject to appeal.

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/06/2019

This Year's Kentucky Derby Ties For Most Watched Since 2001

This Year's Kentucky Derby Ties For Most Watched Since 2001

Saturday's Kentucky Derby averaged 16.5 million viewers on NBC, which is tied for the most-watched Derby on the network since it started televising it in 2001.

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/06/2019

No Preakness Stakes for Maximum Security - Owner to Appeal

No Preakness Stakes for Maximum Security - Owner to Appeal

The owner of Maximum Security says the horse will not run in the Preakness and will appeal his disqualification as the Kentucky Derby winner.

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/06/2019

Maximum Security Cost to Bettors Now Reaches At Least $42 Million

Maximum Security Cost to Bettors Now Reaches At Least $42 Million

The decision to disqualify the pre-race favorite (9-2 odds) swung tens of millions of dollars in bets in Kentucky, according to the Action Sports Network.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/05/2019

Trump Weighs in on Kentucky Derby Controversy: Disqualification Based on 'Political Correctness'

Trump Weighs in on Kentucky Derby Controversy

'Only in these days of political correctness could such an overturn occur'

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/05/2019

Maximum Security Owner Says Kentucky Derby Disqualification 'Most Egregious' Ever

Maximum Security Owner Says Kentucky Derby Disqualification 'Most Egregious' Ever

Maximum Security co-owner Gary West criticized race stewards' disqualification of his horse's Kentucky Derby victory as "egregious" and said he was pondering his next step, including a possible appeal.

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/05/2019

TwinSpires Refunding Maximum Security Bets Up to $10

TwinSpires Refunding Maximum Security Bets Up to $10

US-based online racebook TwinSpires confirmed Saturday night they will refund losing bets placed on Maximum Security up to $10.  Offshore mega book BetOnline revealed they will be grading all Maximum Security bets as "no action".

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, May/05/2019

Maximum Security Disqualification Costs Gamblers $9 Million

Maximum Security Disqualification Costs Gamblers $9 Million

While BetOnline Kentucky Derby customers lucked out with that company refunding bets placed on Maximum Security, that horse's disqualification costs gamblers elsewhere a cool $9 million.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, May/04/2019

Refunds Given on Maximum Security Kentucky Derby Bets

Refunds Given on Maximum Security Bets

Company stands to cough up 'healthy six figure refund' calling Maximum Security 'no action'

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/04/2019

Country House Wins 2019 Kentucky Derby Following Maxium Security Disqualification

Country House, a huge long shot, finished second.  Code of Honor was third.  This one was under review.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, May/04/2019

How Has Maximum Security Run in the Mud?

How Has Maximum Security Run in the Mud?

It's going to be a sloppy track and Maximum Security has shown he can run in the mud and was coming in at 8-1 odds for a payout potential of $80 on every $10 bet. 

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/04/2019

How Has Improbable Run in the Mud?

How Has Improbable Run in the Mud?

It could be a deluge come post time for the 2019 Kentucky Derby.  With Improbable a slight favorite to win the Derby at +550 (or 5.5/1), we look at how he has fared on a sloppy track.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/04/2019

2019 Kentucky Derby Mudders (Podcast)

It's gonna be a soaker Saturday at this year's Kentucky Derby.  We'll need to look at this year's mudders and their potential payouts. 

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, May/04/2019

2019 Kentucky Derby Updated Weather Forecast Calls for Sloppy Track

2019 Kentucky Derby Updated Forecast Calls for Sloppy Track

The morning forecast Saturday called for rain throughout the afternoon leading into the Kentucky Derby.

Submitted by Guest on, May/04/2019

Kentucky Derby 2019 Morning Odds (Podcast)

Kentucky Derby 2019 Morning Odds

The Kentucky Derby 2019 morning odds are up with some noticable shifts in pricing.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/04/2019

Betting the Triple Crown at Your Online Sports and Racebook

Betting the Triple Crown at Your Online Sports and Racebook

The Triple Crown is the pinnacle of horse racing. In order to win the Triple Crown a horse needs to win the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes. These races are all run in the United States and are open to three-year-old thoroughbreds.

Submitted by Guest on, May/04/2019

I Can't Bet on TVG From My State

I Can't Bet on TVG From My State

If you can't bet on TVG from your state, an excellent alternative is BetDSI, which has been in business since 1997 and offers 8% daily retuns.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, May/03/2019

Does FanDuel Take Bets on the Kentucky Derby?

Does FanDuel Take Bets on the Kentucky Derby?

FanDuel does not take bets on the Kentucky Derby.  Bookmaker takes bets from all US states and offers an 8% rebate on daily wins and losses.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, May/03/2019

Where Can I Bet the Kentucky Derby Online From Kansas

Where Can I Bet the Kentucky Derby Online From Kansas

You can bet the Kentucky Derby online from Kansas using any number of top websites.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, May/03/2019

The Churchill Downs Stakes: Race 8 of 2019 Kentucky Derby

The Grade I, $500,000 Churchill Downs Stakes is just one of several excellent races being offered on Saturday’s Kentucky Derby undercard. A field of 12 will line up for the seven-furlong event, which is scheduled to go off at approximately 2:45 p.m. ET.

Submitted by Guest on, May/03/2019

Breaking News

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Oregon

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Oregon

You cannot bet on the Draftkings app from the state of Oregon, however, a few dozen offshore sportsbooks are accessible from the state.

Two Obstacles Stand in the Way of NY Mobile Sports Betting Measure Ahead of Wednesday Deadline

Two Obstacles Stand in the Way of NY Mobile Sports Betting Measure Ahead of Wednesday Deadline

A bill that would permit mobile sports betting in New York easily passed in the Senate Monday, but two major obstacles stand in the way of the measure moving any further.

Man Pleads Guilty to Decapitating Casino Patron

Man Pleads Guilty to Decapitating Casino Patron

Haverty and 32-year-old Donald Ray Cherry were both charged with deliberate homicide in the October 2017 death of 41-year-old Myron Wesley Knight.