With three different tracks offering live racing dates, there’s much horse action to be had in the state of Wyoming. Quarter horse and thoroughbred racing are offered at Wyoming Downs, Energy Downs, and Sweetwater Downs. Wyoming Downs Racetrack is the largest and only privately owned racetrack in Wyoming. It’s located 10 miles north of Evanston.
The Wyoming Downs site offers ADW wagering via online or telephone on its live racing programs. Additionally, other ADW sites and apps accessible to Wyoming horse bettors include AmWager, TwinSpires, and 1/ST BET.
Wyoming Horse Betting Sites/Apps
- Wyoming Downs
- 1/ST BET
Wyoming Best Horse Betting Bonus Offers
Wyoming Horse Racing Betting Promos
TwinSpires offers a $200 signup bonus to new customers. The $200 bonus cash is credited instantly after $500 in completed wagers are played.
Betting Features: Live races and highlights of previous races both on the website and the app, a 15% boost on a winning Trifecta bet every Tuesday.
1/ST BET’s new players can choose from among three signup bonus options. They can get a $20 match for their first $20 wagered, a $100 match for their first $500 wagered, or a $10 match per $100 up to a total match of $500. A bettor would need to wager $5,000 to max out the latter offer. After that, they have 90 days to fulfill the bonus requirements of each offer.
Betting Features: Rewards points every Tuesday and other weekly offers.
AmWager offers new players in Wyoming the chance to choose their own signup bonus from among two options. Firstly, there’s a $300 first-deposit match. To gain the total value of the bonus, players must make the first deposit of $100 and then wager at least $100 through their first 30 days as an AmWager customer.
The second option is a $500 cash-back offer. Players who opt for this signup bonus will receive 10 percent cash back on every wager during their first 30 days as an AmWager customer. To access the full $500 cash back they would need to wager at least $5,000 over that initial 30-day period.
Betting Features: pool wagering, race replays, free bet, ABC, Dutch, Rank, PowerBox bet modifiers, odds range conditions, Sparklines, TruOdds, and more.
Popular Online Horse Bet Types & Races
Betting on Wyoming horse racing all starts with the straight bets of win, place and show. In the case of a win wager, the horse bet must finish first for the wager to cash as a winner. Place betting is a wager that a horse will finish first or second place. The bet cashes if the horse finishes in the top two. A show wager is betting on a horse to finish among the top three spots. This wager wins should the horse finish in the top three.
Exotic wagers are more complicated but the greater risk comes with the potential for much larger reward. but also provide the potential for a large payout. Betting on two horses to come in first and second is called an exacta. A quinella wager enables the two horses bet to come in first and second in either order. In a trifecta wagering, bettors are choosing three horses to finish in first, second, and third. Certainly, to win, they must finish in that exact order.
Boxing these exotic wagers will cost most but increase the chances of winning. When horses are boxed in a wager, the bet is a winner no matter the order in which they finish among the placing required by the wager.
Wyoming Horse Racing Betting Legal Overview
The Wyoming Pari-Mutuel Commission oversees the licensing and regulation of all horse racing in the state. They also operate the Wyoming bred program to encourage the breeding of horses across the state.
Besides Wyoming race tracks offer historical horse racing games. Instant Racing, also known as historical race wagering, is an electronic gambling system that allows players to bet on replays of horse races that have already been run on a machine that resembles a slot machine. A random number generator determines which race will be replayed.
Major Horse Betting Events You Can Bet On In WY
At Energy Downs, marquee races are the Wyoming Bred Quarter Horse Futurity and Derby, the Open Quarter Horse Futurity and Derby and the Open Thoroughbred Futurity and Derby.
Major stakes races at Wyoming Downs include the Wyoming Downs Derby and Futurity, the Wyoming Downs Thoroughbred Derby, the Wyoming Bred Futurity, the Utah Bred Futurity, the 89 & Stakes, and the Maiden Stakes.
Sweetwater Downs offers the Sweetwater Downs Quarter Horse Futurity, Wyoming Bred Quarter Horse Futurity, the Wyoming Bred Quarter Horse Derby and the Wyoming Bred Quarter Horse Maturity.
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Energy Downs: P.O. Box 37, Gillette, WY 82717. Offering live thoroughbred and quarter horse racing from May-June.
Sweetwater Downs: 724 Front Street, Suite 617, Evanston, WY 82930. Offering live thoroughbred and quarter horse racing from April-December.
Wyoming Downs: 10180 Hwy 89 North, Evanston, WY 82930. Offering live thoroughbred and quarter horse racing from June-August.
Wyoming Online Horse Betting FAQs
Wyoming race tracks offer simulcast wagering on-site and off-track betting sites around the state from tracks around the world. Wyoming Downs offers live streaming of its own race cards. Races can also be streamed by opening an online account with AmWager, TwinSpires, and 1/ST BET.
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TwinSpires, NYRA Bets, and 1/ST Bet are the top horse-wagering platforms in the state.