• How To Wager

    Wagers can be placed at any manned window or at any Screen Activated Machine (SAM)

    MINIMUM BET ON YONKERS RACES IS $1.00

    To wager at a window:

    •  State racetrack you are betting on Yonkers
    •  State amount of bet $2
    •  State type of bet WIN
    •  State horse(s) by number #4

    Types of wagers:

    WIN - selected horse must win race

    PLACE - selected horse must finish first or second in race

    SHOW -selected horse must finish first, second, or third in race

    EXACTA -two selected horses must finish first and second in race

    TRIPLE -three selected horses must finish first, second, and third in race

    SUPERFECTA -four selected horses must finish first, second, third, and fourth in race

    DAILY DOUBLE -two selected horses must win their respective races

    PICK THREE -three selected horses must win their respective races

    PICK FOUR -four selected horses must win their respective races

    PICK FIVE -five selected horses must win their respective races.

     

    Ways to bet:

    STRAIGHT BET – horses must finish in exact order
      $2 triple 4-3-7
      Horses 4, 3, and 7 must finish exactly 1st, 2nd, and 3rd
    BOX – selected horses must finish in any order
      $1 triple box 3, 4, 7
      Horses 3, 4, and 7 must finish 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in any order
    KEY – horse placed ‘on top’ with other horses behind
      $1 exacta key 1 with 3, 4, and 5
      1 horse must win race
      3, 4, or 5 must finish second
    PART WHEEL – selected horses in each finish position
      $1 triple part wheel 3 with 4, 5 with 6, 7, 8
      3 must win race
      4 or 5 must finish second
      6, 7, or 8 must finish third
      $1 daily double part wheel
      2, 4, 5 with 4, 6  
      2, 4, or 5 must win first race (first half of double)
      4 or 6 must win second race (second half of double)
    WHEEL – selected horse with ALL others horses
      $1 exacta wheel 3 with ALL
      3 must win race with any horse finishing second
      $1 triple wheel 3 with 6 with ALL (also called RUNDOWN)
      3 must win race and 6 must finish second with any horse third
    Payouts 
    Payouts listed on monitors and tote board are based on a $2 wager
    To determine approximate WIN payout
      ODDS X 2 + $2 originally bet
      7-1 odds = 7 X 2 + 2 = $16.00
        WIN PLACE SHOW
    2- CDS OVERDRIVE 13.80 5.40 3.40
    9- Dagger Hanover   4.80 3.30
    1- Andrew     2.70
    6- Miss American Spy  
     
    $2 exacta - 2-9 pays $72.00  
    $2 triple - 2-9-1 pays $315.50 example of
    $2 superfecta - 2-9-1-6 pays $1,197.00 tote board payouts
    $2 pick - 7-2-2 pays $120.00  

    Yonkers race results can be found in local New York papers and on the track’s web site at www.yonkersraceway.com/racing. 

    PLEASE CHECK YOUR TICKETS BEFORE LEAVING THE WINDOW

    HOLD ALL TICKETS UNTIL RESULTS ARE DECLARED OFFICIAL

    Spanish Version  

    ABCs of Parimutual Wagering