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.

Medina Spirit a Victim of Cancel Culture

Medina Spirit a Victim of Cancel Culture

The latest victim of "cancel culture" is not human, but a horse.  Trainer Bob Baffert claimed his Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit is a victim after testing positive for a regulated substance.  He also blamed Churchill Downs for releasing such a harsh statement. 

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, May/10/2021

Dempsey: "Narcissist Trainer Baffert: Why is This Happening to Me?"

Dempsey: "Narcissist Trainer Baffert: Why is This Happening to Me?"

Noted horse racing analyst Michael Dempsey called out trainer Bob Baffert for what he says are horses that over the years test positive (for enhancement drugs) in the Santa Anta Derby, Arkansas Derby and Kentucky Oaks, three of the biggest races in the sport.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/10/2021

What Happens To My Bet If Medina Spirit Loses Kentucky Derby Win?

What Happens To My Bet If Medina Spirit Loses Kentucky Derby Win?

There was discussion Sunday that Medina Spirit could have his Kentucky Derby win removed after it was discovered the horse had 21 picograms of the steroid betamethasone, double the legal threshold in Kentucky racing, in a postrace sample.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, May/09/2021

Where Can I Bet the Preakness Stakes Online From NC

Where Can I Bet the Preakness Stakes Online From NC

North Carolina does not operate retail race books but online betting on this year's Preakness Stakes is readily available.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/09/2021

Where Can I Bet the Preakness Stakes Online From South Carolina

Where Can I Bet the Preakness Stakes Online From South Carolina

Though South Carolina is not home to any retail horse racing tracks, online betting sites are readily available.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/09/2021

Where Can I Bet the Preakness Stakes Online From Alabama?

Where Can I Bet the Preakness Stakes Online From Alabama?

Despite not having any live horse racing tracks, online race books are readily accessible from the great state of Alabama.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/09/2021

Where Can I Bet the Preakness Stakes Online From Florida?

Where Can I Bet the Preakness Stakes Online From Florida?

You can bet the Preakness Stakes online from Florida via BetOnline, offering the best bonuses in horse racing.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, May/09/2021

Where Can I Bet the Preakness Stakes Online From Texas?

Where Can I Bet the Preakness Stakes Online From Texas?

You can bet the Preakness Stakes online from Texas via BetOnline, offering the best bonuses in horse racing.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, May/08/2021

Latest 2021 Preakness Stakes Odds

Latest 2021 Preakness Stakes Odds

Medina Spirit's top three competitors have been pulled from this coming weekend's Preakness Stakes.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/08/2021

2021 Kentucky Derby Viewership a Mixed Bag, Betting Huge Though

2021 Kentucky Derby Viewership a Mixed Bag, Betting Huge Though

Saturday's Kentucky Derby was one of the biggest in years for Gambling911.com, trafficwise.  Viewership was up 49% in ratings and 55% in viewership from last year’s months-delayed, record-low race (4.8, 9.26M) but down 49% and 43% respectively from the previous May edition in 2019 (9.4, 16.34M).

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/04/2021

The Gambling Beat: Action Network Bought by Better Collective for $240 Mil

The Gambling Beat: Action Network Bought by Better Collective for $240 Mil

Plus Mattress Mack loses $2.4 million on Essential Quality in this past weekend's Kentucky Derby while NBC political journalist Steve Kornaki was the only prognosticator from that network to correctly pick Medina Spirit.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/03/2021

Early 2021 Preakness Stakes Odds: Essential Quality Favored Again

Early 2021 Preakness Stakes Odds: Essential Quality Favored Again

Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit pays $400 for every $100 bet to win the Preakness Stakes.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, May/03/2021

Get a Racebook for Your Sportsbook

Get a Racebook for Your Sportsbook

Some racebooks accept wagers on horses, in the money, and across the board. The following are the six top racebooks today. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/03/2021

Medina Spirit Wins the 2021 Kentucky Derby

 Wins the 2021 Kentucky Derby

Medina Spirit 18/1  has won the 2021 Kentucky Derby.  Big long shot Mandaloun 47/1 came in second and Hot Rod Charlie 9/1 finished third.  Medina Spirit led most of the way.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, May/01/2021

Why Can't I Bet on TVG From Arizona?

Why Can't I Bet on TVG From Arizona?

The law in Arizona is a bit strange.  TVG is permitted to take bets, but only by telephone.  There are some racebooks accessible from Arizona that allow online betting.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/01/2021

Can I Bet at TVG From Florida?

Can I Bet at TVG From Florida?

TVG welcomes those from Florida and features live streaming of races.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/01/2021

Kentucky Derby 2021 Morning Odds

Kentucky Derby 2021 Morning Odds

Known Agenda has taken quite the turn, from 6/1 to 18/1.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/01/2021

What Is The Best Website to Bet the Kentucky Derby From Kansas

What Is The Best Website to Bet the Kentucky Derby From Kansas

Quite a few websites take bets on this year's Kentucky Derby from the state of Kansas, but do they all offer 7% rebates and the promise to NEVER report your winnings?

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, May/01/2021

Where Can I Bet the Kentucky Derby From Wisconsin?

Where Can I Bet the Kentucky Derby From Wisconsin?

Wisconsin is not home to any race tracks but there are still plenty of websites accessible to place bets on this year's Kentucky Derby.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, May/01/2021

Where Can I Bet the Kentucky Derby From Virginia?

Where Can I Bet the Kentucky Derby From Virginia?

Most online racebooks take bets from those living in Virginia.  One of the big difference is that BetOnline offers a 7% rebate, does not report your winnings and is available to those 18 and up.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, May/01/2021

Where Can I Bet The Kentucky Derby From North Carolina

Where Can I Bet The Kentucky Derby From North Carolina

Though there are a number of online racebooks that will not accept those from North Carolina, there are still others that will..... 18 and up.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, May/01/2021

Kentucky Derby 2021 Overnight Odds

Kentucky Derby 2021 Overnight Odds

The overnight odds on Essential Quality haven't changed.  He remained the +250 favorite to win the 2021 Kentucky Derby.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Apr/30/2021

Where Can I Bet the Kentucky Derby From Utah?

Where Can I Bet the Kentucky Derby From Utah?

Utah is the most restrictive state in the US when it comes to gambling, however, a number of sites still take bets from those living there on this year's Kentucky Derby.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Apr/30/2021

Where Can I Bet the Kentucky Derby From Massachusetts

Where Can I Bet the Kentucky Derby From Massachusetts

You can bet the Kentucky Derby online from Massachusetts using BetOnline, which offers a generous welcome bonus.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Apr/30/2021

Where Can I Bet the Kentucky Derby From Missouri?

Where Can I Bet the Kentucky Derby From Missouri?

BetOnline does take bets from those living in the Show Me State.  Most US-licensed race books, including TwinSpires, do not take bets from Missouri residents.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Apr/29/2021

Where Can I Bet the Kentucky Derby From Louisiana?

Where Can I Bet the Kentucky Derby From Louisiana?

BetOnline is one of a number of race books that take bets on the Kentucky Derby from Louisiana, which itself is home to one of the top prep races, the Louisiana Derby.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Apr/29/2021

Where Can I Bet the Kentucky Derby Online From Georgia?

Where Can I Bet the Kentucky Derby Online From Georgia?

BetOnline is one of the racebooks online that offers betting on the Kentucky Derby from Georgia, a state that is devoid of any horse racing tracks.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Apr/29/2021

Where Can I Bet the Kentucky Derby Online From California?

Where Can I Bet the Kentucky Derby Online From California?

You can bet this year's Kentucky Derby online with BetOnline, offering a 7% daily rebate.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Apr/29/2021

BetOnline All Access - 2021 Kentucky Derby Expert Picks

BetOnline All Access - 2021 Kentucky Derby Expert Picks

Dick Jerardi specializes in college basketball and horse racing for the Philadelphia Inquirer and he joins Drew Butler for this episode of BetOnline All Access, the 2021 Kentucky Derby Expert Picks edition.

Submitted by Tony Caliente on, Apr/29/2021

Essential Quality, Rock Your World Most Bet on - 2021 Kentucky Derby

Essential Quality, Rock Your World Most Bet on - 2021 Kentucky Derby

Plus see which state likes which Kentucky Derby contender and props galore for Saturday's big race.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Apr/29/2021

Breaking News

Bettors Sue Bob Baffert Amid Medina Spirit Drug Test Fallout

Bettors Sue Bob Baffert Amid Medina Spirit Drug Test Fallout

Trainer Bob Baffert is facing two lawsuits from gamblers claiming they lost money lost money due to his "illegal, drug-induced win by Medina Spirit."

Midnight Bourbon New Favorite to Win Preakness Stakes

Midnight Bourbon New Favorite to Win Preakness Stakes

BetOnline has instilled Midnight Bourbon as the new Preakness Stakes favorite based on the race day action coming in.  He had been at 5-1 odds the day prior.

2021 Preakness Stakes Morning Odds

2021 Preakness Stakes Morning Odds

The Preakness Stakes morning odds hadn't changed much from the day prior with Medina Spirit favored and Concert Tour having relatively short odds.