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How to wager on Japan Horse Racing


Win bet
Most basic bet. You collect if your horse finishes 1st only.

Show
You win if your horse finishes 1st, 2nd, or 3rd. In a field of less than 7 horses you win on only on the 1st & 2nd finisher.

Brackets Quinella
A unique bet to Japanese Horse Racing. You win when you bet 2 horses bracket numbers and they finish on the 1st & 2nd rank. There are 8 brackets in a field of 16 horses. Brackets wagering occurs only in fields with more than 9 horses. Brackets bets correspond to the color of the jockeys caps.

Quinella
You win when your 2 horses finish 1st and 2nd in either order.

Brackets Exacta
You win when you bet 2 racket numbers and the horses included in those brackets finish 1st and 2nd. Again this bet corresponds to the colors of the jockeys caps.

Exacta
You win when you bet 2 horses and they finish in the correct order. 1st and 2nd finisher in exact order.

Quinella Place
You win when you bet on any 2 of the first 3 finishers in a race. Example: if the finishers are 10-7-4 then the winning quinella place bets are 4-10, 4-7, 7-10.

Trio
You win when your horses finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in any order.

Trifecta
You win when you pick the first 3 finishers in the exact order.