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

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