Betting Details

Browse our information below to find details on where to bet and cash a ticket, Keeneland's wagering menu, payout rules and more.

Spring Meet

April 2-23

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Fall Meet

October 8-30

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Wagering Menu & Takeout

Keeneland offers the following bets:

  • $1 Exactas (all races)
  • 50¢ Trifecta (races with at least five betting interests)
  • 10¢ Superfecta (races with at least six betting interests)
  • 50¢ Pick Three (the day's first Pick Three begins on the first race and continues thru the day; the final Pick Three encompasses the final three races)
  • $1 Rolling Doubles continuing throughout the card
  • 50¢ Pick Four (the first one begins on the day's second race; the second and final one covers the day's final four races)
  • 50¢ Super High Five (at least seven betting interests). Offered on every race of the day with 7 betting interests.
  • 50¢ Pick Five
  • $1 Pick Six on the last six races of the day
  • $1 Win, Place, Show

All other wagers, unless noted, have a $2 minimum

    Keeneland's takeout is as follows:

    • Win, Place, Show – 16%
    • Exacta – 19.5%
    • Pick Five – 15%
    • All other exotics – 22%

Race Day Programs

Grab a Race Day Program from one of Keeneland’s several entrances to start planning your bets for the day and find all the information you need to make your picks for each race.

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The Details of Betting
The Basics

Learn how to make your picks and place your bets on your way to cashing a winning ticket.

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Handicapping Tips & Tools

Everything you need to handicap world-class racing at Keeneland.

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