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Racing Betting Options


Betting Without

Betting Without means you can Bet without the Favourite (smallest Odds) included in the Race, although your Odds will be slightly reduced compared to the Starting Price (SP).

Example Betting Without

1st Favourite to Win
2nd Your Horse

Your Bet will be a Winning Bet, as your horse came 1st without the Favourite included.

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Boxed

 

Boxed means that your Selections in a Racing Exotic (Quinella, Exacta, Trifecta, First 4) can finish in any order.

Example Boxed Trifecta
If the below Selections finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in any order, your Bet will be a Winning Bet.

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Top Tote Plus

Choosing Top Tote Plus Odds means you will always get the best return out of all three TAB's or the starting price (whichever is higher) on all Australian Races.

Place Bets are paid at Best of 3 on Metro races and are paid at Midi Div (second highest dividend declared by the 3 TABs) on Country races.

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Midi Div

Midi Div means you will get the middle return out of the Three TABs for all Win, Place and Each Way wagers on Harness, Greyhound, Australian Country and International thoroughbred meetings.

If less than 3-TABs offer wagers on a meeting the SUPERTAB tote dividend will apply.

If no TABs offer wagers on a meeting Starting Price (SP) will apply. Odds displayed are indicative prices of the middle TAB pools odds.

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Fixed Odds

Fixed Odds are Sportsbet's Odds on a specific Horse or Greyhound. Bets are paid out at the Odds quoted when you Placed the Bet and are subject to deductions.

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Top Fluc

Top Fluc wagers are the top bookmaker’s odds offered on a specified runner. Wagers placed at Top Fluc are guaranteed to be paid at the top official on-course bookmaker’s fluctuation. Top Fluc is only available for Metropolitan meetings.

Top Fluc Bets guarantee to pay the top official on-course bookmakers fluctuation from the bookmakers on track as declared by the Bookmakers Pricing Service (BPS) by the stewards on track, sportsbet.com.au's own Fixed Odds through our website are not included.

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Starting Price

Starting Price (SP) is the official on-course bookmaker’s dividend declared at the end of betting.

SP Bets guarantee to pay the final bookmakers fluctuation from the bookmakers on track as declared by the Bookmakers Pricing Service (BPS) by the stewards on track, sportsbet.com.au's own Fixed Odds through our website are not included.

SP is available on Win-Only and Each-Way Bets.

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Racing Exotics

Quinellas and Trifectas are available online only for all Australian Thoroughbred, Harness and Greyhound meetings. Exactas are available online for selected Australian Thoroughbred meetings.

Flexi betting is available on all Sportsbet racing exotics.

Standard Quinella
A Standard Quinella is when two runners must be selected to place First or Second in any order for the wager to be successful.

Standout Quinella
A Standout Quinella is where a punter can select as many runners as they like from the same race, however the punter must nominate the runner they think will place First or Second to the nominated selection. One of the other selections must finish either First or Second to the nominated standout selection.

Box Quinella
A Box Quinella is when more than two selections are made, up to the total number of runners in that event. However two of the selections must place First or Second in any order for the wager to be successful. The more runners that are ‘Boxed’ in a Quinella, the higher the number of combinations.

Exactas An Exacta is when the first two place getters are selected and nominated in that order for the wager to be successful. Standout and boxed exactas are available with sportsbet.com.au.

Trifectas A Standard Trifecta is when the first three place getters are selected and nominated in that order for the wager to be successful. Standout and Box Trifectas are available with sportsbet.com.au.

First Four A First Four wager is when the first four runners are selected and nominated in that order for the wager to be successful. Standout and Box First Four bets are available.

The table outlines which tote we use to pay out the exotics:

Quinella, Exacta, Trifeca First Four

Home Tote

  • NSW - NSW TAB
  • VIC/TAS/WA/ACT - Super TAB
  • QLD/SA/NT - UNI TAB

Super TAB

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Racing Multis

Doubles

Pick the winner of two consecutive or nominated races to win! Running Double and Daily Double bet types are available. Visit the  for details.

Trebles

Pick the winner of the three consecutive treble races to win! Visit the  for details.

Quaddies

Everyone loves a crack at the quaddie. Pick the winner of the four consecutive quaddie races for a chance to pocket a whopping dividend. Visit the  for details.

Super 6

Enjoy the Super 6 and pick the winner of the six consecutive races and score a BIG dividend - better than the Quaddie! Visit the

Pay outs for the following exotics:

Doubles Trebles

Super TAB (Except NSW races which pays NSW TAB)

UNI TAB

Quaddies, Daily Double, Running Double Super 6

Super TAB (Except NSW races which pays NSW TAB)

Home Tote

  • NSW - NSW TAB
  • VIC/TAS/WA/ACT - Super TAB
  • QLD/SA/NT - UNI TAB

Racing Futures

Racing Futures are available on selected events and are on an all-in basis.

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All-Ups

Racing MultiBets are available from 2 legs to 15 legs, with maximum payouts up to $500,000.

An All Up (also known as a MultiBet, Multiple Bet or Parlay) is combining a selection of single bets together, in effect multiplying your bet.

Sportsbet.com.au now accepts combination Sport and Racing MultiBets online and over the phone. Increase your odds by combining your sport and racing wagers up to 13 legs.

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Odds vs Evens

Odds vs Evens lets you Bet whether an odd numbered, or an even number Horse or Greyhound will win the race.

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International Racing

International Racing covers events in New Zealand, UK, Hong Kong, South Africa, France and USA.

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Insure Bet2 and Insure Bet3

Insure Bet2 is a way of placing a Bet that will give you your money back if your horse finishes second in the race.

If you choose Insure Bet3, you will get your money back if your horse finishes second or third in the race. If you choose Insure Bet, you will get a slightly reduced price, but the comfort of your money back if your horse is denied victory.

Example with Insure Bet2
Race Result
1st Always Wins
2nd Your Horse
3rd Not That Good

In the above example, because you had Insure Bet2, you will get your money back.

Example Without Insure Bet
Race Result
1st Always Wins
2nd Your Horse
3rd Not That Good

In this example, your horse came second, so for a win bet you would have lost.

Examples with Insure Bet3
Race Result
1st Always Wins
2nd Your Horse
3rd Not That Good

OR

1st Always Wins
2nd Almost There
3rd Your Horse

In the above examples, because you had Insure Bet3 and your horse placed 2nd OR 3rd, you will get your money back.

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Head to Head

Choose two runners Head to Head from the selections available.

Simply select which horse you think has the best chance of winning against the other. Bets are settled on the highest finishing position.

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Jockey Challenge

Jockey Challenge wagers are available on selected meetings. Win Only bets are accepted on an all-in basis. The winning jockey is decided on a 3, 2, 1 points scoring system.

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Hot Wings (Greyhounds only)

Lets you Bet on whether the winning greyhound will be numbered 1 or 8.

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Inside vs Outside (Greyhounds only)

Betting on any of the dogs in the inside boxes ( number 1, 2, 3 or 4) or the outside boxes (number 5, 6, 7 or 8) to Win. Inside vs Outside won't be available if there are Greyhounds numbered 9 or 10.

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Craps (Greyhound and Harness races only)

Select whether the combined number of the first 2 places in the race will add up to a total of 7 or 11.

Example; if the number 3 dog comes first and the number 4 dog comes second then the total number of the first two placegetters is 7 and the bet is a winner.

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Back the Field (Greyhound and Harness races only)

Bet on any Greyhound or Harness except the identified selection to win.

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Diamond in the Roughies

Select whether the winner of the race will be one of the four horses/greyhounds listed in this market.

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More Information on how to place a Racing bet

Phone Betting is available up until jump and Sportsbet.com.au aims to keep pre-live markets open until the jump however we reserve the right to close the race 1 minute prior to the advertised start time.

 

Exotic bets? We've got 'em all. Quinellas, Trifectas, Exactas and First Fours are available for most Australian Thoroughbred, Harness and Greyhound meetings.

 

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