Approaching the bookmakers for the first time can be daunting but we’ve got you covered, here’s a simple and easy guide of how to bet on horses when you’re at the races.
If you have picked the winner you will need to wait until the jockeys have weighed in to collect your winnings, you will hear ‘Weighed in, weighed in!’ over the announcement system which means the result is official.
Then you can take your betting slip to the betting operator you placed your bet with and receive your winnings! Remember to only bet what you can afford.
Now you know how to bet on the racecourse, get to know the main types of bets in horse racing.