Kentucky Horse Race Tracks


The Two Main places for legal online horse betting are TVG and Twinspires. Each offer a sign up bonus. Sign up today for free and get a sign-up bonus.

It is legal to bet on horse races. Below are two of the most popular places to bet.

Online Horse Betting: Signup Bonus Links

$100 Signup Bonus with Twinspires

Free $20 - 300x100

Churchhill Downs - (Home of the Kentucky Derby!!)

The Kentucky Derby
The Kentucky Derby is one of the most recognizable horse races in the world. First run in 1875 (year Churchill Downs was opened by Col. M Lewis Clark). The million dollar one and a quarter mileevent is in its 130th year (2005). 

Churchill Downs: 700 Central Avenue, Louisville, KY 40208
Ellis Park: 3300 U.S. 41. Henderson, KY 42420
Keeneland: 4201 Versailles Road, Lexington, Kentucky 40510 
Kentucky Downs - 5629 Nashville Road, Franklin, Kentucky 42135
Turfway Park - 7500 Turfway Road, Florence, KY 41042

Bet On Horses
It is legal to bet on horse races.

There are a couple of states that want a monopoly on betting revenue so they place their own restrictions.


*Residents of Massachusetts may not be able to place wagers on racing from certain racetracks.

*Residents of New Mexico are not able to place wagers on racing from New Mexico.

To open a wagering account, you must be at least 21 years old and reside in a state where wagering services are available.

Where are wagering services available?

Wagering services are currently offered in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming

There is no charge to set up an account and setting up an account normally takes less than five minutes.

You will need to provide your Social Security number, and yes you will have to pay taxes on winnings over $600.00

Open an account today and get a
$100 Signup Bonus with Twinspires

Your winnings are automatically credited to your wagering account as soon as the race is declared "official" and results are posted.

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