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How To Bet On Horse Racing

This is the first part of seven articles that will cover the essentials to betting on horses.  Wagering on horses is one of the most exciting betting opportunities available in the gambling world today.  Every where you look offshore they are starting racebooks that give the bettor the option to wager on horses at nearly any track at any time around the globe.  To take advantage of this new phenomenon Bang the Book.com has established a series of articles that will chronicle the basics of betting on horses all the way up to the most complicated of wagers. This series is for the rookie horse bettor as well as the veteran horse bettor and will show the many different wagering possibilities and the best way to approach them. 

When you place a wager on your favorite sporting event or horse race it makes it more exciting.  Horse racing takes it to another level ecause the races are completed in minutes and before you can celebrate a win or mourn a loss the next race is about to start.  That is why it is important to know what you are doing.  As a horse bettor you need to prepare before the race begins and be ready in between races so you can keep up with the action. Before a new horse bettor can even get that far they have to understand the very basics of betting on horses.

The horse bettor can either go to a track or bet at a safe and secure race book from the comfort of home.  Picking the horse maybe the easy part an the bettor has to learn how to read the odds that are being offered and how to place the bet.  Even online it is important to be familiar with the terminology that is used when placing a wager.  Then the horse bettor will not get in over their heads when they are placing a wager.  To begin the bettor needs to know what type of bet they can place. 

There is more than one type of bet and knowing how all of them work and the best way to play them is essential to winning money in horse racing.  That is where this series from Bang the Book.com will help out because it will break down all the options that a bettor can use.  The options will be broken down into six parts and they will show the novice bettor how to approach the betting window with confidence and increase the odds of winning with knowledge.  The series will cover everything from the Daily Double to the Tifecta and explain how these wagers can be placed.

Before a horse bettor can even get started with wagering on horses they need to know where to bet on horses at.  If you don’t live next to a track or an OTB the best place to wager on horses is from your house on your personal computer. The offshore sportsbooks offer an excellent opportunity to wager on horses by allowing access to tracks all over the world. Bookmaker.com, Diamond Sports International, and Sportsbook.com are just a few of the sites that have a fully operational race book that will give the horse bettor enough action at any time of the day.

The next part of the series we will begin to break down the types of wagers that are offered by racebooks and more importantly how to play them.  We will get into the focus of what it means to play a certain wager and the best time to play them.  This series will get you betting on horses and acting like a veteran at the track before you know it!

Next: Part 2— Trifecta Betting