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.

2020 Arkansas Derby Odds

2020 Arkansas Derby Odds

You can bet the 2020 Arkansas Derby this Saturday May 2.  It will act as a filler for the Kentucky Derby, which has been postponed until September 5 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, May/01/2020

Where Can I Bet the Arkansas Derby Online From My State?

Where Can I Bet the Arkansas Derby Online From My State?

Betting on the Arkansas Derby is available online from all US states.  Americas Bookie pays full track odds and offers a generous welcome bonus with a maximum of $1500 AND 10% back on net losses monthly.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, May/01/2020

Triple Crown Showdown Betting Odds - Virtual Kentucky Derby

Triple Crown Showdown Betting Odds - Virtual Kentucky Derby

Saturday May 2 would typically be the most trafficked day of the year for Gambling911.com with the Kentucky Derby.  Instead we will get a virtual version with ghosts of yesterday's champs coming back to life.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, May/01/2020

Churchill Downs Reopens With No Spectators

Churchill Downs Reopens With No Spectators

Churchill Downs will open stables at the track and training center in phases starting May 11 before races are run during its spring meet without spectators.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Apr/30/2020

Triple Crown Winners to Race in Virtual Kentucky Derby

Triple Crown Winners to Race in Virtual Kentucky Derby

Churchill Downs announced today plans to celebrate the first Saturday in May, the traditional date of the annual Kentucky Derby, by hosting a day-long at-home Kentucky Derby party to raise $2 million for COVID-19 emergency relief efforts. Though the 146th Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve was postponed until Sept. 5 this year due to public health concerns related to the spread of COVID-19, Churchill Downs invites fans to honor the annual tradition while staying “Healthy at Home.”

Submitted by Press Release on, Apr/29/2020

Ruidoso Downs Set to Resume May 21, Santa Anita Still Exploring Plan

Ruidoso Downs Set to Resume May 21, Santa Anita Still Exploring Plan

Ruidoso Downs is finally set to resume racing May 22 following COVID-19 precautionary measures.  Horses will be let back in the barn May 1.  Betting will also be available for these races online.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Apr/29/2020

Three Reasons to Bet The 2020 Arkansas Derby at an Online Sportsbook

Three Reasons to Bet The 2020 Arkansas Derby at an Online Sportsbook

The first Saturday in May is normally reserved for the biggest horse race of the year. Since nothing is normal in the world right now, the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs has been moved to early September. In its place, is one of the biggest prep races leading up to the annual Run for the Roses.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/29/2020

Virtual Sports: More Than a Fleeting Betting Opportunity

Virtual Sports: More Than a Fleeting Betting Opportunity

The 2020 Virtual Grand National was hailed as a great success: It had a television audience of over five million people; it raised several million for NHS charities; moreover, for our purposes here, it was a satisfying event for punters. Sure, the majority would have liked to see the real Tiger Roll hunt down Red Rum’s record of three Grand National titles, but, taken out of that context, this was an intriguing event for punters to sink their teeth into. 

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/20/2020

It Only Took a Pandemic to Help Horse Racing Gain New Fans

It Only Took a Pandemic to Help Horse Racing Gain New Fans

Our friend Michael Dempsey of TurnNSport reports on a very bad spell for the horse racing industry that runs the gamut from equine deaths at Santa Anita to a disqualification in the Kentucky Derby.  This happened in 2019 and 2020 certainly got off to a bad start courtesy of a series of indictments tied to a doping scheme. But, as Dempsey points out, the coronavirus pandemic has helped draw in new fans simply because it's the only sport still taking place.  

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Apr/12/2020

Virginia Gov. Amends Casino Bill in Final Hour, Horse Bettor Turns 50 Cents Into $500K

Virginia Gov. Amends Casino Bill in Final Hour, Horse Bettor Turns 50 Cents Into $500K

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) has amended a gambling expansion bill that would now direct  two-thirds of the state’s casino taxes to education construction projects.  The bill was returned to the General Assembly Saturday.  Northam had until that day to act on the bill.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Apr/12/2020

MLB to Start in May? NFL "Virtual" Draft, NBA Wants Rapid Testing

MLB to Start in May? NFL "Virtual" Draft, NBA Wants Rapid Testing

Major League Baseball and the players union are hopeful that the 2020 season can kick off in May based on a plan that came to light late Monday evening.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Apr/07/2020

Gambling and Sports Betting News April 4, 2020: TVG Horse Racing Network Seizing the Moment Amidst Pandemic

A handful of U.S. tracks have soldiered on through the pandemic, closing their gates to fans and running strictly for a TV and simulcast audience. TVG is providing a bit of balm for two bereft populations — people who watch sports, and people who bet on them — by continuing to show races on its cable channel and offering wagering via its website. Fox’s FS1 and FS2 networks also are airing some live horse racing.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/04/2020

Appleton Stakes Betting Odds 2020

Appleton Stakes Betting Odds 2020

With the Covid-16 pandemic shutting down most sporting events, a number of horse races are being run without spectators.  This includes the Appleton Stakes.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Mar/28/2020

Pan American Stakes Betting Odds 2020

Pan American Stakes Betting Odds 2020

With the Covid-16 pandemic shutting down most sporting events, a number of horse races are being run without spectators.  This includes the Pan American Stakes.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Mar/28/2020

Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream Oaks Betting Odds 2020

Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream Oaks Betting Odds 2020

With the Covid-16 pandemic shutting down most sporting events, a number of horse races are being run without spectators.  This includes the Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream Oaks.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Mar/27/2020

Orchid Stakes Betting Odds 2020

Orchid Stakes Betting Odds 2020

With the Covid-16 pandemic shutting down most sporting events, a number of horse races are being run without spectators.  This includes the Orchid Stakes, a Grade II event run at Florida’s Gulfstream Park.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Mar/27/2020

Tiz The Law Odds to Win the Florida Derby

Tiz The Law Odds to Win the Florida Derby

Tiz The Law odds to win the 2020 Florida Derby were coming in at EVEN.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Mar/26/2020

Bet the 2020 Florida Derby

Bet the 2020 Florida Derby

You can bet the 2020 Florida Derby this weekend with odds that have Tiz The Law favored at EVEN.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Mar/25/2020

2020 Dubai World Cup Cancelled

2020 Dubai World Cup Cancelled

“To safeguard the health of all participants, the higher organizing committee of the Dubai World Cup 2020 has decided to postpone (the) 25th edition of the global tournament to next year," a presser announced.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Mar/22/2020

Bet the 2020 Louisiana Derby Online

Bet the 2020 Louisiana Derby Online

The Louisiana Derby is going on as planned minus spectators and we have your latest odds.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Mar/21/2020

Kentucky Derby Moved to Labor Day Weekend: First Postponement Since WWII

Kentucky Derby Moved to Labor Day Weekend: First Postponement Since WWII

This year's Kentucky Derby is the latest sporting event to be impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.  Organizers have moved the Derby from the first weekend in May to Labor Day Weekend (September 5). 

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Mar/17/2020

Grand National 2020 Cancelled - All Bets Off

Horse racing in the United States continues but the Grand National in the UK has just been called off.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Mar/16/2020

Too Little, Too Late: NJ Suspends Servis, Six Others

Too Little, Too Late: NJ Suspends Servis, Six Others

The New Jersey Racing Commission has suspended the licenses of seven individuals, including prominent trainer Jason Servis after at total of 27 people were indicted in a federal court on charges related to administering performance-enhancing drugs to horses.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Mar/12/2020

Maximum Security's Trainer Among 27 Charged in International Doping Scheme

Maximum Security's Trainer Among 27 Charged in International Doping Scheme

Haskill Invitational winner Maximum Security is trained by Jason Servis, who according to prosecutors covertly administered performance-enhancing drugs to that horse and "virtually all of the racehorses under his control."

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/10/2020

Trainers, Vets, Others Charged in Horse-Drugging Scheme

Trainers, Vets, Others Charged in Horse-Drugging Scheme

More than two dozen people, including the trainer of champion Maximum Security, have been charged in what authorities described Monday as a widespread international scheme to drug horses to make them race faster.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/09/2020

2020 Cheltenham Festival Day 1: Best Tips

We’re now just a few short weeks away from 2020 Cheltenham Festival, with all the glitz and glamour that has attracted a huge amount of interest in this annual event, not to mention the exceptional quality of the thrilling races being held. This is a genuine celebration of everything that’s great about the National Hunt scene in Britain, where the best of the best compete for glory and prestige.

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/09/2020

Where Can I Bet the 2020 Fountain of Youth Stakes Online?

Where Can I Bet the 2020 Fountain of Youth Stakes Online?

You can bet this year's Fountain of Youth Stakes online at Jazz Sports, which is accessible from all US states and most countries across the globe.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Feb/28/2020

As Seen On TV Odds to Win the Fountain of Youth Stakes

As Seen On TV Odds to Win the Fountain of Youth Stakes

As Seen On TV will pay out $90 for every $20 bet to win this weekend's Fountain of Youth Stakes.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Feb/28/2020

Chance It Payout Odds to Win the Fountain of Youth Stakes: Scratch Considered

Chance It Payout Odds to Win the Fountain of Youth Stakes: Scratch Considered

Chance It will pay out $70 for every $20 bet to win this weekend's Fountain of Youth Stakes.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Feb/28/2020

Dennis' Moment Payout Odds to Win the Fountain of Youth Stakes

Dennis' Moment Payout Odds to Win the Fountain of Youth Stakes

Dennis' Moment will pay out $20 for every $10 bet to win this weekend's Fountain of Youth Stakes.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Feb/28/2020

Breaking News

Man Who Ran Online Sportsbooks Sentenced to 15 Months Prison

Man Who Ran Online Sportsbooks Sentenced to 15 Months Prison

A Kentucky man has been sentenced to one year and three months in prison for operating an illegal gambling operation on the internet. 

Why Offshore Sportsbooks Will Never Die

Why Offshore Sportsbooks Will Never Die

When the Supreme Court ruled in 2018 that the federal government was wrong to stand in the way of legal sports betting and that each state could enact its own sports betting laws, people on the fringes of the industry believed that this marked the beginning of the end for offshore bookmakers.

Coinbase Readies Landmark Stock Market Listing

Coinbase Inc has started plans for a stock market listing that could come as early as this year, making it the first major U.S. cryptocurrency exchange to go public, according to three people familiar with the matter.