Whether they’re fans of thoroughbred, quarter horse, or standardbred racing, they prefer wagering on live or simulcast wagering, or they want to make bets on track, at an OTB, or online. All of these choices are available to Indiana horse bettors. There are two tracks in the state – one offering thoroughbred racing and the other harness racing – and both are owned and operated by Caesars Entertainment.
Indiana Best Horse Betting Offers
Indiana Horse Betting Sites And Mobile Apps
TVG, 1/ST BET, NYRA Bets, Dayatthetrack.com, and DRF Bets all offer access to their horse race wagering online and mobile sites to Indiana horse bettors.
- 1/ST BET
- NYRA Bets
- DRF Bet
Current Bonus by Indiana Horse Betting Sites
|Horse Racing Sites||Betting Promos|
|DRF Bets||$200 first-deposit match, earn up to $50 every week, stakes preview|
|1/ST BET Indiana||$100 sign-up bonus, unlimited access to the BETMIX products|
|NYRA Bets||$200 deposit match, odds buster, on-demand race analysis for NYRA races|
DRF Bets Indiana
New players at DRF Bets get a 100 percent matching first deposit bonus worth up to $200.
Betting Features: stakes preview, unlimited DRF Classic and Formulator Past Performances, Free Beyer Speed Figures.
TVG invites first-time players to their site with a 50 percent matching signup bonus on their first deposit. This offer comes with a maximum amount of $200.
Betting Features: TVG Expert Picks for everyday, Free Past Performances Program, Money Back Special on select races.
1/ST BET IN
At 1/ST BET, all new players receive a $100 sign-up bonus, along with $1,000 in bonus funds.
Betting Features: up-to-date news about upcoming races, unlimited access to the BETMIX products.
Newcomers to NYRA Bets receive a $25 free bet, as well as a 100 percent matching first deposit bonus up to a maximum of $200. At 1/ST BET, new players get a $10 credit and $1,000 in bonus funds.
Betting Features: Free live video streaming (HD live and replay) on Thoroughbred, Harness and Quarter horse racing and race replays nationwide, free handicapping tips, swap positions quickly for Exacta, Tri & Supers.
Day At The Track Indiana
Dayatthetrack.com match your first 4 deposits up to $400 in total.
Betting Features: video tutorials, race replays.
Popular Online Horse Bet Types & Races
Indiana horse racing offers the following straight bet options: Win — Your horse must finish first for you to cash a ticket; Place — If your horse finishes first or second, you’re a winner; Show — You’re a winner if your horse finishes anywhere among the top three.
Exotic wagers are more complicated but offer a higher potential payout. These include Exactas (also called a Perfecta) — This wager requires that you pick the top two finishers in a race in exact order; Trifecta — A wager in which you must pick the top three finishers in exact order; Superfecta—A wager in which you must pick the top four finishers in exact order; Pentafecta—A wager in which you must pick the top five finishers in exact order. This wager is also called the “Hoosier High-5” at Harrah’s Hoosier Park. Indiana race tracks also offer Pick 4, 5, and 6 options.
Other options with exotic wagering include a Box — If you have two or more horses that you think will finish in the top spots, but you’re not sure of the order, you can box them. For example, “An exacta box on horses #2 and #6.” You’ll be a winner if your horses finish first and second, regardless of the order (#2, #6 or #6, #2).
Wheel — In this bet, you pick one horse, then factor in (or wheel) the rest, or part of the field. So if you say, “Exacta wheel #4, with the field,” you’ll win if the #4 horse wins and any other horse comes in second.
Major US Horse Betting Events That You Can Bet On In Indiana
|6-05||700 Central Ave, Louisville, KY, 40208||TVG|
|20-05||5201 Park Heights Ave, Baltimore, MD 21215||AmWager|
|10-06||2150 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont, NY 11003||AmWager|
The Indiana Grand plays host to the Indiana Derby, a 1 1/16-mile Grade III thoroughbred stakes race for three-year-olds with a $300,000 guaranteed purse.
The best trotters and pacers in Indiana compete for over $2.2 million in purses in the annual Hoosier Champions Night. At Indiana Grand, Champions Day features four thoroughbred stakes, followed by five quarter horse stakes, plus the $30,000 Miss Roxie Little Futurity Consolation. There’s more than $1 million in purse money up for grabs on this race day.
Indiana Horse Racing Betting Legal Overview
Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino offers world-class harness racing, simulcast wagering, an All-American steakhouse, and spacious indoor and outdoor family-friendly seating. The facility also includes a casino, and sportsbook, and offers an entertainment venue.
The Indiana Grand Racing & Casino brings all of the excitement of live thoroughbred and quarter-horse racing seven months out of the year. The facility also features a sportsbook, casino, and dining options.
Harrah’s Hoosier Park – 4500 Dan Patch Circle, Anderson, IN 46013. Offering live harness racing from March-December.
Indiana Grand – 4300 N. Michigan Road, Shelbyville, IN 46176. Offering live thoroughbred racing from April-November.
Indiana Online Horse Betting FAQs
Both Indiana tracks provide simulcast wagering on races from around the world. Indiana bettors can also get action on all the live cards and simulcast racing offered at any of four off-track betting parlors located across the state.
Indiana horse bettors can live stream races via DRF Bets, NYRA Bets, TVG, 1/ST BET, and Dayatthetrack.com.
21 or older for pari-mutuel horse wagering.
TVG, 1/ST BET, NYRA Bets, and DRF Bets are the top horse-wagering platforms in Hoosier State.