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The ultimate guide to betting on the 2024 Kentucky Derby

The Kentucky Derby, known as “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports,” is a premier annual horse race held on the first Saturday in May at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.

Where to bet on the Kentucky Derby

As the excitement builds for the 2024 Kentucky Derby, it’s important to know where you can legally place your bets. Whether you’re at home or on-the-go, betting platforms like FanDuel Sportsbook, FanDuel Racing, and TVG make it easy to get in on the action directly from your phone. Here’s a quick guide on where you can place your bets depending on your location:

  • FanDuel Sportsbook or FanDuel Racing App: Available in AZ, CO, IL, IN, KY, LA, MD, MA, MI, NY, OH, PA, VA, WV, WY.
  • FanDuel Racing App: Available in AR, CA, DE, FL, ID, MN, MT, ND, NH, NM, OR, RI, SD, WA.
  • TVG: Available in CT, IA, NJ.

Exciting promotions and bonuses

Get ready to place your bets with some enticing promotions:

  • New users can place their first win wager and get up to $500 back if their horse doesn’t win, available on any single horse in any race at any track.
  • Existing users can enjoy additional promotions like getting up to $20 back on your bet, adding more excitement to your Kentucky Derby experience.

When and where is the 2024 Kentucky Derby?

Mark your calendar for Saturday, May 4th, as the Kentucky Derby will be run at the iconic Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. This historic event draws crowds from all over, and now you can be part of it from anywhere you can place a bet.

What kind of bets can you make on the Kentucky Derby?

Betting on the Kentucky Derby is similar to betting on any horse race, with a variety of wager types available:

  • Straight Bets: These include Win (your horse must win), Place (your horse must finish first or second), and Show (your horse must finish in the top three).
  • Exotic Bets: More complex bets like Exacta (pick the first two horses in order), Trifecta (first three), Superfecta (first four), and Super High Five (first five).
  • Pick Wagers: These involve picking the winners of multiple races in a sequence, such as Daily Double, Pick 3, Pick 4, Pick 5, and Pick 6.

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